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The song title from the film The Lion King has been trademarked by Disney since 2003. In recent weeks, Africa media has launched a discussion on whether that's cultural appropriation.
Dec. 14, 2018
The money goes back to borrowers whose colleges shut down, in many cases because of fraud and mismanagement.
Dec. 14, 2018
At first people were annoyed at his food skimming. Then he got fired — and a debate began about whether workers in the billion dollar "to go" biz are treated fairly.
Dec. 14, 2018
Moonlight director Barry Jenkins returns with a new drama about young lovers in 1970s Harlem whose lives are thrown into turmoil when one of them is falsely accused of a crime.
Dec. 14, 2018
Early in his career, iconic Indian reformer Mohandas Gandhi made remarks demeaning black Africans. After the statue was unveiled two years ago, professors started a petition calling for its removal.
Dec. 14, 2018
Kyl previously retired from the Senate in 2013 and indicated his return would be temporary after Sen. John McCain's death. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint a replacement to serve until 2020.
Dec. 14, 2018
Changing faith from Islam to Christianity is not allowed in Iran, but more and more Iranians in Turkey are going to church.
Dec. 14, 2018
President Trump's former lawyer says in a new interview that he is being forced to take responsibility for Trump's "dirty deeds" — and that the president directed Cohen to commit crimes.
Dec. 14, 2018
Downy mildew, once just a nuisance, has evolved into a devastating adversary to the pickle, as it now quickly adapts to fungicides and pickle hybrids, and can lay waste to crops in a matter of days.
Dec. 14, 2018
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
Dec. 14, 2018
Rising costs have driven millions who don't get a subsidy for their Affordable Care Act health plan to drop the coverage or turn to cheaper, less comprehensive — and sometimes inadequate — insurance.
Dec. 14, 2018
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday after a long illness. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
Dec. 14, 2018
The pace of enrollment in Affordable Care Act plans is slower than in past years. That could mean fewer people will have health coverage — or that more people are getting insurance via their work.
Dec. 14, 2018
The likely Democratic presidential pack is embracing ambitious economic policies, like Medicare for all and a $15 minimum wage. Those policies could drive the big debates during the 2020 primaries.
Dec. 14, 2018
Both executions and death sentences have declined dramatically since their peak in the late 1990s, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.
Dec. 13, 2018

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