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Sunday, December 16, 2018 3:37 pm
The new law allows employers to ask staff to work up to 400 hours per year of overtime -- but employers can delay payment for up to three years.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:40 pm
The move comes at a time of heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and has already drawn condemnation from Moscow.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:37 pm
Climate negotiators have agreed on a way to implement the Paris climate agreement. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with UC Berkeley's Dan Kammen about what the deal looks like.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 5:25 am
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with CNN's Senior International Correspondent Nick Paton Walsh about the climate deal recently reached at a major conference in Poland.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 5:03 am
Janine diGiovanni discusses her report in Harper's on the accelerating persecution and uprooting of Christians in the land where the religion was born
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 5:03 am
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to reporter Jane Ferguson about the situation in Yemen, where a ceasefire in a key port city is off to a shaky start.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 5:03 am
The government of Nicaragua's embattled President Daniel Ortega recently ransacked the offices of human rights organizations and an independent media outlet last week.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 5:03 am
NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro talks with reporter Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News about the conditions that migrants trying to enter the U.S. encounter when stuck along the border.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:24 pm
Nations agreed on rules to track the promises they made to reduce emissions, but did not set new emissions reduction goals necessary to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:51 pm
Particularly striking are its well-preserved colors - light yellows, rich blues and a reddish-brown skin tone. Officials announced the discovery Saturday at the site in Saqqara, outside of Cairo.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:02 am
Germany is seeing the return of wolf packs, and with them growing political tension over whether the animals pose too much of a threat.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:00 am
Scott Simon talks with Maria Ressa of the investigative website Rappler in the Philippines about being named one of Time's Persons of the Year, and the mortal dangers some journalists faced this year.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:00 am
NPR's Scott Simon talks to French journalist Anne Nivat about the political situation in her country, where just a quarter of citizens say they approve the president's job performance.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:00 am
Robin Wright explains where things stand after a bipartisan group of senators voted to pull military support from Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, and to tie the country's leader to a journalist's death.
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:00 am
A major climate conference is wrapping up in Poland. Officials are working to create a rulebook for future reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
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