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Former Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kate Germano worked to hold female recruits to tougher standards. Then, she says, she was fired for it. Courtesy of Ars Nova Images hide caption

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Ousted Marine Commander Aims To 'Fight Like A Girl' Against Gender Bias In Marines

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'Poetry Lives Everywhere': NPR Kicks Off National Poetry Month

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Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards Talks 'Finding The Courage To Lead'

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A Case For Giving 16-Year-Olds The Vote

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Barbershop: White House Calls Stephon Clark Shooting A 'Local' Matter

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Veteran Congressman On Trump's New VA Secretary Nominee

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A federal judge in Washington, D.C. says that at least for now, the Trump administration can't block undocumented minors in federal care from seeking abortions. Blink O'fanaye/Flickr hide caption

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Severe black lung disease deeply scarred the lung of a 61-year-old West Virginia coal miner, which was removed as part of a lung transplant. Courtesy of NIOSH hide caption

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Kentucky Lawmakers Limit Black Lung Claims Reviews Despite Epidemic

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An Iranian woman prays at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Tehran, Iran, a country where Christians and other religious groups have faced persecution. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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100 Iranians Remain Stranded In Austria Awaiting Asylum In The U.S.

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Baton Rouge Mayor On Alton Sterling Case

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Stephen Yorkman of the Prince George's County chapter of the National African American Gun Association fires a 9mm handgun at the Maryland Small Arms Range in Upper Marlboro, Md., in March 2017. J. Lawler Duggan/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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African-American Gun Rights Group Grows In The Age Of Trump

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In her new book, Barbara Lipska describes surviving cancer that had spread to her brain, and how the illness changed her cognition, character and, ultimately, her understanding of the mental illnesses she studies. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

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