A homeless hate crimes bill is making its way through the state senate. Supporters of the measure argue that homeless people are targets and crimes against them are particularly harmful…A train tanker that had been leaking hydrochloric acid in Colorado has been moved away from homes. The evacuated will remain out of their homes, but authorities say no new evacuations will be needed.

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March 1, 2017 | NPR · Marie Collins, who was the only survivor of abuse active on the panel, said Pope Francis was sincere in establishing the panel — but that others in the Vatican have refused to cooperate.
 

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March 1, 2017 | NPR · After a less confrontational Trump addressed Congress, the vice president and top Democrats took to the air to put their imprint on how his speech is being received.
 

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March 1, 2017 | NPR · The senior adviser to the president didn’t mean any harm when she appeared to violate ethics rules in an appearance on Fox and Friends last month, the Trump administration says.
 

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March 1, 2017 | NPR · Ali Cobby Eckermann, an Australian indigenous poet forcibly taken from her family as a child, discovered without warning last week she had just won one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
 

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March 1, 2017 | FA · A doctor is forced into secret medical service in Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s new novel. Maureen Corrigan calls it “a psychological suspense tale mashed with a social novel about the refugee crisis.”
 

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March 1, 2017 | NPR · Mohsin Hamid’s new novel imagines a country, never specified, swollen with refugees from an ongoing conflict — and a series of mysterious doors that appear, offering escape, but also displacement.
 

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