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Some Diverse Views From Academy Members On #OscarsSoWhite

The organization plans to increase diversity after criticism of a very white cast of nominees. A big difference in how some members feel about the changes is based on how they view the Academy's role.

In Fight Against ISIS, U.S. Adds Cyber Tools

Rachel Martin asks U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter about the civil war in Syria and the fight against ISIS.

How Do You Celebrate A Leap Year Birthday?

Monday is leap day. We hear from people born on Feb. 29 about how they celebrate their birthday.

Partial Results Show Iranian Moderates Poised For Big Wins In Tehran

Votes counted so far suggest all 30 parliamentary seats from the capital will go to reformists a blow to Iran's hard-liners. The final results from Friday's elections are expected Monday.

Trump Fails To Condemn KKK On Television, Turns To Twitter To Clarify

On CNN's State of the Union, the Republican front-runner was asked if he'd distance himself from the support of former KKK grand wizard David Duke. Trump refused four times, saying, "I don't know."

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A 'Jerusalem' Of Jazz Faces Eviction

The Saint John Coltrane Church, a San Francisco ministry dedicated to the iconic musician, is confronting charges of unpaid rent. The congregation has been told to leave the premises this week.

Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage

Reporter James Harkin traveled through war-torn Syria to witness how many historical treasures were destroyed - and how some people are scrambling to save what's left.

'Spotlight' Wins Best Picture At 2016 Academy Awards

Mad Max: Fury Road just about swept the early categories, but it was Spotlight that ultimately took home the top prize. From open to close, NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour crew tweeted all the action.

Health Quality An Issue For Poor, 2 Years Into Obamacare, Poll Finds

People are relatively satisfied with the health care they receive, the new poll finds. But low-income Americans are more likely to say the quality of health care they get is only fair to poor.

For Some Trump Supporters, KKK Questions Are 'Overblown'

As he campaigns through southern states in advance of Super Tuesday, Donald Trump has downplayed the endorsement of former KKK leader David Duke.

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