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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Franken announced that he will be resigning in the coming weeks after being accused by several women of sexual harassment. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Republicans, independents and Democrats alike agree that "a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment is essential to bringing about change in our society," according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a commission meeting on Thursday in Washington, D.C. The FCC voted 3-2 to undo Obama-era "net neutrality" rules. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

The agency voted to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps or influencing how fast they load.

DeWanda Wise plays Nola, a self-described "sex-positive, polyamorous, pansexual," in the Neflix series She's Gotta Have It. David Lee/Netflix/Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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31 Years Later, Spike Lee Puts A New Spin On 'She's Gotta Have It'

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In a new 10-part Netflix series, Lee revisits his story of a young black artist who loves sex, but isn't interested in a committed relationship.

31 Years Later, Spike Lee Puts A New Spin On 'She's Gotta Have It'

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The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers' tips. Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

The Labor Department has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers' tips. But critics warn owners would get too much leeway.

Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

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Many people who have worked in kitchens say the restaurant industry's problem goes far beyond high-flying personalities and celebrity chefs. Even when harassment is not sexual, abusive work environments flourish in the industry. byakkaya/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Allegations Against Celebrity Chefs Reveal Abuse In The Restaurant Industry

Many people who have worked in kitchens say the industry's problem goes far beyond celebrities.

James Dinklage, a cattle rancher from Nebraska, is one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed Thursday. The suit accuses the USDA of "arbitrary and capricious" behavior in rolling back two Obama-era rules designed to protect small farmers who say they are being exploited by the meatpacking companies they supply. Courtesy Dinklage Family/Organization for Competitive Markets hide caption

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The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

At issue is the Trump administration's withdrawal of two Obama-era rules designed to protect small farmers who say they are being exploited by the meatpacking companies they supply.

An archival photo from the early to mid-1930s of Allison Herrera's family near Toro Creek, an ancestral village of their Salinan Tribe. From left: Felista Rosas, her great-grandmother; Anna Herrera, her grandmother; Andy Rosas, Anna's brother; and Ramon Rosas, Andy and Anna's uncle. Courtesy of Allison Herrera hide caption

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In California, Salinan Indians Are Trying To Reclaim Their Culture And Land

Allison Herrera is Salinan, a California tribe that's not recognized by the federal government and has no land or sovereignty. She explains how that lead her family to lose its ancestral home.

In California, Salinan Indians Are Trying To Reclaim Their Culture And Land

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The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal valued at $52.4 billion to acquire much of the Hollywood holdings of 21st Century Fox. Mark Ralston /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Disney To Buy Much Of Fox In $52.4 Billion Deal, Shaking Up Media World

The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal to acquire much of the Hollywood holdings of 21st Century Fox, the global television and entertainment conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his family.

Job seekers line up to enter a career fair in Los Angeles, on Dec. 1, 2010. At the peak of the recession, the unemployment rate hit 10 percent. It's now 4.1 percent. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Unhappy 10th Anniversary, Great Recession. You Still Hurt Us

The Great Recession began exactly one decade ago this month. Although the economy has been growing steadily for years, the downturn's impact is still deeply felt by millions who lost homes and jobs.

A picture taken on December 7, 2012, shows the snow-clad grave of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky with his portrait on the tomb at a cemetery in Moscow. Andrey Smirnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Year To Bring New Test For Trump Administration On Key Russia Sanctions

On the fifth anniversary of an important Russian sanctions law, Bill Browder, who pushed for the law, says the Trump administration faces an opportunity to show strength — or leniency — to Putin.

New Year To Bring New Test For Trump Administration On Key Russia Sanctions

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