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NAACP urges black travelers not to fly American Airlines

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| The organization cited a growing list of "disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers."

How black Americans see discrimination

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A new survey from NPR shows that black people often feel differently about discrimination depending on their gender, how old they are, how much they earn and whether they live in cities or suburbs.

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Most Americans think their own group faces discrimination

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NPR is launching a deep exploration of how Americans experience discrimination in daily life. One key result: The sense that their own group suffers discrimination crosses racial and identity lines.

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Las Vegas struggles to rebrand after tragedy

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"What happens here, stays here" no longer seemed appropriate. The agency charged with marketing the city had to create a new pitch.

Dramatic sentencing hearing expected for Bowe Bergdahl

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The Army sergeant pleaded guilty to leaving his post in Afghanistan. The sentencing hearing will probably feature testimony about soldiers who were hurt while searching for him.

Las Vegas shooting didn't change anyone's mind about guns

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A new poll says Americans are as divided as ever on whether restricting firearms would reduce mass shootings and homicides.

Meet Lulu, the CIA's cutest dropout

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The agency says that Lulu, a black Labrador being trained to sniff out explosives, just wasn't that into it.

Navy veterans look beyond the crews for cause of collisions

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The Navy is looking for lessons learned after 17 sailors were killed this summer when the destroyers USS McCain and USS Fitzgerald each collided with slow moving freighters in the Pacific.

California won't make its bar exam easier

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Becoming a lawyer in California isn't going to get easier after the state Supreme Court decided not to lower the minimum passing score on one of nation's toughest licensing exams for attorneys.