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One of the first steps to helping people out of homelessness is getting them a steady job. But what about the thousands of homeless Californians who are already working?

Pinning down exactly how many Californians are working while homeless is not easy. Many try to hide it. But recent estimates suggest that it's not uncommon.

Last Thursday's hearings on the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh brought up, among other things, the high school party scene in the 1980s and the films that glorified it. Kavanaugh mentioned those movies when he defended some of the crude references in his high school yearbook.

Race, Gender And Sexual Harassment

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The Ford-Kavanaugh hearings have sparked conversations throughout the country and brought little-discussed topics to light, including among men. Many men are wary, and some are wondering what's next. NPR's Emily Sullivan reports.

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Kavanaugh's Temperament

Sep 30, 2018

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Kavanaugh As A Justice

Sep 29, 2018

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Barbershop: Kavanaugh Testimony Reactions

Sep 29, 2018

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EPA To Dissolve Office Of Science Adviser

Sep 29, 2018

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This week, the Trump administration moved the legal fight over its controversial plan to add a question about citizenship status to the 2020 census to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Parameters Of The FBI Investigation

Sep 29, 2018

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So what exactly does a limited FBI investigation mean? We're joined now by Peter Zeidenberg, a former assistant U.S. attorney who worked in the Justice Department's public integrity section. Mr. Zeidenberg, thanks so much for being with us.

PETER ZEIDENBERG: Thank you.

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Boys And Masculinity In America

Sep 29, 2018

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Ron Elving joins us, NPR's senior Washington editor.

Thanks so much, Ron.

RON ELVING, BYLINE: Good to be with you, Scott.

The venomous fangs of a copperhead snake are one thing. But the recent sighting of a rare two-headed snake in Northern Virginia is alarming — and mesmerizing — both social media spectators and scientists.

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Sexual Assault And Forgiveness

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Shiru Cafe looks like a regular coffee shop. Inside, machines whir, baristas dispense caffeine and customers hammer away on laptops. But all of the customers are students, and there's a reason for that. At Shiru Cafe, no college ID means no caffeine.

"We definitely have some people that walk in off the street that are a little confused and a little taken aback when we can't sell them any coffee," said Sarah Ferris, assistant manager at the Shiru Cafe branch in Providence, R.I., located near Brown University.

This week in the Russia investigations: Rosenstein's reprieve, Rob Goldstone has a few more things to add and another paper avalanche on the way from the House intelligence committee.

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein kept his job this week, which was a better outcome for him than he thought.

Chicago Public Schools will lose millions of dollars in grant money for what federal officials say is a failure to protect students from sexual abuse.

About 200 Democrats in the House and Senate have won a judge's approval to go ahead with their anti-corruption lawsuit against President Trump.

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, in Washington, D.C., said the lawmakers have standing to sue Trump. They allege he violates the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, as his hotels and other establishments around the world profit from spending and favors by foreign governments.

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