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4:22pm

Fri April 24, 2015
Africa

Lawless Libya: The Jumping Off Point For Migrants Heading To Europe

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

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3:44pm

Fri April 24, 2015
U.S.

LGBT Activists Push States To Expand Anti-Discrimination Laws

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 7:27 pm

Same-sex marriage is legal in most states but so is discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation.

Gay-rights activists say this creates a contradiction because in many states someone can legally marry a person of the same gender and then get fired for being gay. They are lobbying state legislatures to add LGBT people to anti-discrimination laws that already include things like race, age, religion and disability.

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3:40pm

Fri April 24, 2015
Health

HIV Outbreak In Indiana Grows With Nearly 140 Confirmed Cases

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

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3:40pm

Fri April 24, 2015
Around the Nation

Protests Continue In Baltimore Over Death Of Freddie Gray

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 5:55 pm

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4:44pm

Thu April 23, 2015
All Tech Considered

Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 6:03 pm

Biometrics are increasingly replacing the password for user identification.
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Passwords get hacked — a lot. In an effort to move beyond passwords, big companies are embracing biometric technology: the use of fingerprints, iris scans or voice recognition for user identification.

To heighten security, smartphones are being outfitted with biometric features. But, ditching passwords for biometrics may not make the hackers go away.

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