Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

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About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result.

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How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

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If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multibillion-dollar industry.

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With New Style And Graphics, North Korea Gives Propaganda A Makeover

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The nation's broadcaster revamped its style and format — but not its message — after authorities ordered propagandists to "disregard the established customs," in the face of an influx of foreign info.

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Not Just For Soldiers: Civilians With PTSD Struggle To Find Effective Therapy

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Outside of military contexts, many therapists aren't familiar with two key treatment options for trauma recommended by the American Psychiatric Association and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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An Author Goes 'Spying On The South' 160 Years After Frederick Law Olmsted

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Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Tony Horwitz retraces the path of the famed Central Park architect — and discovers a deep cultural divide along the way.

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Ukraine's Comedian President Takes Office, Says He's Dissolving Parliament

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"Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in his inauguration speech, quoting Ronald Reagan.

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Harvard Students Felt Unsafe Under Weinstein Lawyer's Watch. Now He's Lost His Dean Post

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A Harvard law professor who was part of Harvey Weinstein’s defense team is out as an undergraduate faculty dean after student protests. We look at #MeToo justice and campus culture.

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U.S. Unemployment Is At A 50-Year Low. But Not Everybody's A Winner

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U.S. unemployment is at the lowest level in nearly 50 years. We look at who wins and who loses in a strong labor market.

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1st Named Storm Of Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Develop Monday Night

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The low-pressure system is currently a few hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. It's expected to become a tropical storm well before the official hurricane season starts on June 1.

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Newly Debt-Free Morehouse Grad: 'We Realized We Could Primarily Focus On What We Loved'

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the all-male, historically black Morehouse College on Sunday, announcing he would eliminate their student debt — an amount estimated at $40 million.

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'Filth Elder' John Waters Says There Are Still 'Plenty Of Rules' Left To Break

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The cult filmmaker, 73, has plenty of ideas about what older people should and shouldn't do. "You can't be trying too hard to rebel [when] you're older," Waters says. His new book is Mr. Know-It-All.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Native American Rights In Wyoming Hunting Case

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Justice Neil Gorsuch, the only Westerner on the court, again provided the decisive vote in favor of American Indian rights.

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Ohio State Doctor Sexually Abused At Least 177 Male Students, Investigation Finds

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The independent investigation concluded that university personnel were aware of the abuse as early as 1979, but that Richard Strauss kept abusing students until he retired nearly two decades later.

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As U.S. Companies Cut Ties With Huawei, What Is The Future Of 5G?

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Google, Intel and Qualcomm have all said they'll suspend business with the Chinese telecom giant.

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U.S. Supreme Court To Rule On Citizenship Question On Census

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If a question about citizenship is allowed in the 2020 U.S. census, Phoenix stands to lose up to a billion dollars.

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