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Melinda Gates is doubling down on this issue

Melinda Gates wants to put her muscle behind getting more women in tech.<p>Gates has focused much of her work on the well-being of women and girls around the globe -- but this issue hits particularly close to home.<p>Gates, a computer science graduate, joined Microsoft in 1987. She eventually married its …

Computer Science

Hip-Hop Meets Disco On The Electrifying Soundtrack To 'The Get Down'

A new drama series on Netflix chronicles the rise of early hip-hop music in the late '70s. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the show's soundtrack is dense, complex and delightful.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>There's a new drama series on Netflix called "The Get Down" about hip-hop's early days, disco and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Asking Job Candidates For Their Salary History Could Soon Be Illegal Nationwide

Employers can no longer ask job applicants about their salary history in Massachusetts, and soon, that same right could be extended across the country. That’s right: A trio of legislators announced this week they will introduce a bill that will prohibit employers from asking job-seekers about their …

Employment

NASA grabs stunning footage of three hurricanes

How to Make the Most of Late-Summer Fruit With Pie

We tend to think of pie as an all-or-nothing proposition, a one-note celebration of some singular summer produce. But as the season winds down and these fruits move past their peak, mixing things up can be a great way to take advantage of your farmers-market haul. Cramming an assortment of fruits …

Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio on How Our Minds Obscure Our Bodies

“Sometimes we use our minds not to discover facts, but to hide them.”<p><i>“A purely disembodied human emotion is a nonentity,”</i> William James asserted in his pioneering 1884 theory of how our bodies affect our feelings. <i>“What we say and do often hides motives that we keep from others and even from</i> …

Let's Play Cat President, In Which Pictures Of Cats Run For President

In <i>Cat President: A More Purrfect Union</i>, an actual PC video game people can buy for nine dollars, an unemployed grocery store clerk guides the fate of …

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Actor John Krasinski Takes Stock Of His 'Lottery-Ticket Life'

It has been three years since The Office wrapped, and actor John Krasinski, who played Jim Halpert, is still feeling lucky. Landing a role on the NBC comedy series had been an unfathomably big break for the actor, whose previous work had been in a series of commercials and off-Broadway plays.<p>"I …

Clint Eastwood

People Are Relating To This Hilarious Mom-Daughter Conversation About Their Cat

"She IS A CAT."<p>Dreyer's brand of French vanilla ice cream, to be exact.<p>Jenny said it's become her mom and her cat's "nightly routine," and that Coco "LOVES it."<p>"If you could hear us speak out those texts, you'd probably laugh even harder," she said. "I knew my friends on Twitter would think it was …

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A tragic tale leads to a happy ending

Last month a lady called Sian posted a heart-breaking note on our national Facebook page about her mum’s cat, Pepper who had fallen into an open …

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Kashmir and Palestine: The story of two occupations | War & Conflict

The India and Israel alliance has been described as a full-blown romance, but the ongoing siege of Kashmir makes this a bloody affair - covert for years.<p>India has bought arms from Israel since the 1960s. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to visit Israel in 2017, marking the 25th anniversary of …

Israel

Scientists Just Created 'Neural Dust.' It Could Be the Biggest Breakthrough in Keeping You Healthy

New wireless sensors no bigger than dust could let thousands of people monitor and reclaim their health over time.<p>Wireless technology already lets people enjoy activities like listening to music, but now, scientists have created barely-there wireless sensors applicable to dozens of medical …

Polls: Tight in North Carolina while Trump tops in Arizona

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in North Carolina, a state solidifying its position as a perennial presidential election battleground, while Trump holds a 5-point lead in the traditionally GOP-tilting state of Arizona, according to new CNN/ORC battleground …

Government

Customized online prescription acne treatment provider Curology raises $15M

David Lortscher was one of a few dozen people practicing dermatology in New Mexico when he realized a huge problem in the field: There weren’t enough dermatologists, and people were skipping out on visits because they thought it was for more affluent people or took too long.<p>So Lortscher decided to …

Bernie Sanders’s Post-Campaign Political Revolution Is Already Imploding

Welcome to the revolution inside Our Revolution.<p><b>Bernie Sanders’s</b> new political revolution has just begun, and already the staff are revolting. <i>The New York Times</i> reports that the days leading up to the anticipated launch of the Vermont senator’s post-campaign political organization, Our Revolution, …

Middle-class

The No. 1 Thing Millennials and Baby Boomers Don't Understand About Each Other

Why Millennials and Baby Boomers don't get along, and how can they form a productive alliance.<p>Contention between Millennials and Baby Boomers is a trademark of the 21st century. Google it, and you'll turn up thousands of articles that slander one generation or the other. What makes their discord so …

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Samardzija, Crawford help Giants edge Marlins

EditorsNote: Adding quotes, information<p>Samardzija, Crawford help Giants edge Marlins<p>MIAMI -- With 13 national titles, a record seven Heisman Trophy winners and 97 consensus All-Americans, Notre Dame is known for football.<p>On Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park, two former Notre Dame baseball players …

Major League Baseball

Samardzija, Crawford help Giants edge Marlins

EditorsNote: Adding quotes, information<p>Samardzija, Crawford help Giants edge Marlins<p>MIAMI — With 13 national titles, a record seven Heisman Trophy winners and 97 consensus All-Americans, Notre Dame is known for football.<p>On Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park, two former Notre Dame baseball players …

Major League Baseball

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