News : NPR 8 April 2018

Hungary's Viktor Orbán Sweeps To Re-Election, Securing Populist Party Majority

Orbán, 54, handily secured his third consecutive term on an anti-migration platform in an election with a record-high turnout. His right-wing Fidesz party is poised to regain majority in parliament.

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A Career Trucker Helps To Steer The Path For Self-Driving Trucks

Jeff Runions has spent almost four decades in the trucking industry. Now, he's helping drive the industry's shift toward automation, as a test driver for a self-driving trucking company.

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New Jersey Governor Signs 'Name And Shame' Order On Gun Data

New Jersey governor signs executive order on gun data, making information on gun violence more transparent.

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Transgender Runners Can Race Boston Marathon Under Identified Gender

Organizers behind the Boston Marathon have expressed support for transgender people to race under the gender they identify, but transgender runners still face hurdles when it comes to registering.

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Syrian Government Accused Of Killing Dozens In Chemical Attack

The reported chemical attack in Syria has killed dozens in the Ghouta region, near the capital Damascus. The Syrian government calls the reports "fabricated."

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The Billion-Dollar Romance Fiction Industry Has A Diversity Problem

No black author has ever won its top prize. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks about the issue with Alisha Rai, author of the Forbidden Hearts series.

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Feminist Health Guide 'Our Bodies, Ourselves' Will Stop Publishing

The groundbreaking book was first released in the early 1970s. It gave women frank information about then-taboo topics like masturbation, birth control and female sexual anatomy.

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Armed At Church: Why This Congregation Is 'Not A Gun-Free Zone'

A church in the town of Mexico, N.Y., encourages its parishioners to bring their guns to Sunday services as a way to deter mass shooters from targeting them.

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After MLK's Death, Coretta Scott King Went To Memphis To Finish His Work

Four days after her husband was killed, Coretta Scott King led a march in Memphis. The act reflected her role as a partner in the struggle for civil rights. "I was impelled to come," she said.

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Life Doesn't Go On After The Mudslides In Sierra Leone

The death toll was over 1,000. The survivors often feel the government has not helped them move forward. And they wonder if enough is being done to prevent new disasters.

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Body Found Could Be 1 Of 3 Missing Victims From Mendocino Crash

A body was recovered Saturday near where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff last month, killing a family of eight in what authorities suspect may have been an intentional crash.

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1 Man Killed In Apartment Fire At Trump Tower In New York City

The blaze on the 50th floor of the Manhattan building early Saturday evening injured four firefighters. President Trump has an apartment on the tower's top floors but none of his family was there.

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