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The president of the United States spent part of Monday addressing what he trusted was a supportive audience - farmers at a meeting in Nashville.

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Good morning. I'm David Greene.

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Editor's note: This report includes graphic and disturbing descriptions of sexual assault.

In the sex education class for adults with intellectual disabilities, the material is not watered down. The dozen women and men in a large room full of windows and light in Casco, Maine, take on complex issues, such as how to break up or how you know you're in an abusive relationship. And the most difficult of those issues is sexual assault.

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Now let's recall the life of a woman who broke a barrier in the United States military.

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The #MeToo campaign forced many industries into a moral reckoning over sexual harassment and abuse.

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The current White House adviser took a chance over the weekend to attack a former adviser. On CNN, Stephen Miller critiqued Steve Bannon, the adviser who spoke in a book of a presidential campaign meeting with Russians as treason.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a chance to expand your vocabulary. Wayne State University is promoting expressive words that could be used more. For example, there's couth.

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OK, I've heard of uncouth, but...

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This is the second of three reports from NPR's John Ydstie on Germany's manufacturing strength.

Manufacturing accounts for nearly a quarter of Germany's economy. In the U.S., it's about half that. A key element of that success is Germany's apprenticeship training program.

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The NBA's Dallas Little Cows

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