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Protesters Prepare For Women's March After Trump's Inauguration

Jan. 19
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR

About 200,000 demonstrators are expected to march on the National Mall on Donald Trump's first full day as president. Organizers say they want the rights of all women to be expanded and protected.

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The Slants: Fighting For The Right To Rock A Racial Slur

Jan. 19
Kat Chow / NPR

The Asian-American band's case, inextricably linked to the battler over a certain NFL team, leaves some activists torn. While inclined to stand with a fellow advocate, they wonder: At what cost?

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FDA Issues New Seafood Advice For Moms-To-Be. Not Everyone Is Thrilled

Jan. 19
Clare Leschin-Hoar / NPR

Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat and what to avoid. But critics say it muddles matters.

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Brazilian Corruption Investigator Killed In Plane Crash

Jan. 19
Philip Reeves / NPR

Judge Teori Zavascki was a pivotal player in the huge Petrobras corruption scandal involving politicians and business executives. The government has called for three days of national mourning.

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Trump At Lincoln Memorial Concert: 'You're Not Forgotten Anymore'

Jan. 19
Jessica Taylor / NPR

"This journey began 18 months ago," Trump said after the concert. "I had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it than I did. I'm the messenger. I'm just the messenger."

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What To Expect For Donald Trump's Inauguration

Jan. 19
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of a polarized United States. His inaugural address, expected in the middle of a full day of events, could have far-reaching consequences.

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Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited By Mexico To U.S.

Jan. 19
Carrie Kahn / NPR

Joaquin Guzman faces charges in the U.S. that include murder, drug trafficking and money-laundering. He had escaped from prison in Mexico twice.

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Trump's Kindred Spirit, U.K.'s Nigel Farage, Will Be An Honored Guest Friday

Jan. 19
Frank Langfitt / NPR

Farage has flown in from Britain to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. The former U.K. Independence Party leader is trying to stay relevant with a call-in show on talk radio in London.

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Deeply Divided Couple Learns How To Navigate Politics In Trump Era

Jan. 19
NPR Staff / NPR

The Halprins are a house divided: Marty voted for Donald Trump; Jessica voted for Hillary Clinton. Their Connecticut home is less tense than it was right after the election. But fissures remain.

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Renowned Mexican Environmentalist Isidro Baldenegro Lopez Is Murdered

Jan. 19
Richard Gonzales / NPR

His death is the latest indication of the danger to environmental activists in many countries. Honduran indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was killed in 2016.

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