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Top Stories: Zimbabwe's Apparent Coup; Is Washington's Swamp Draining?

NPR Top Stories - November 15, 2017 - 4:22am

Also: Earthquake survivors are desperate for aid in Iran; California school officials protected kids from a shooter by locking down the school; and baseball names its Managers of the Year.

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Australians Vote 'Yes' On Gay Marriage

NPR Top Stories - November 15, 2017 - 2:17am

Although the mail-in poll is non-binding, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative government has agreed to debate a change in the law by Christmas.

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Oceans May Host Next Wave Of Renewable Energy

NPR Top Stories - November 15, 2017 - 2:11am

Researchers say there's huge potential for harnessing ocean waves to create electricity. The Energy Department is backing one effort in Oregon.

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Hurricane Damage To Manufacturers In Puerto Rico Affects Mainland Hospitals, Too

NPR Top Stories - November 15, 2017 - 2:09am

The island is a major center for drug and medical device manufacturing. After Hurricane Maria, those products, including small IV bags, are running short throughout the U.S.

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When It Comes To Sexual Harassment Claims, Whose Side Is HR Really On?

NPR Top Stories - November 15, 2017 - 2:01am

Many employees feel that when it comes to sexual harassment claims, human resources departments work "for the company, rather than for the employees."

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