Who Oversees The President's Ethics? Here's Our List

President Trump continues to own hundreds of businesses around the world, and he has staffed his administration with wealthy people who have ties to a complex web of companies. Those financial entanglements have prompted government ethics experts to raise concerns about conflicts of interest. They are worried that this president is violating the U.S. Constitution's Emoluments Clause, which bars elected officials from benefiting from foreign governments. Also, in various legal filings and...

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Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments provided by the Pink Palace Family of Museums

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments provided by the Pink Palace Family of Museums

Memphis, TN – The University of Memphis, formerly Memphis State University, is honoring the Memphis State Eight this week for breaking the color barrier in 1959.

Memphis, TN – Beverly Guest Kirkwood interviews her sister-in-law Lillian Lajuana Walker on becoming a writer.

Memphis, TN – Linda Knox reminisces with her daughter Marisa Knox about singing to her as a child and then in turn continuing the family tradition by singing and playing games with her grandson.

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Primate brains may have grown larger and more complex thanks to a fruit-filled diet, a new study suggests.

By an overwhelming 31-1 vote, NFL owners have approved the Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas — though the team will still remain in the Bay Area for at least the 2017 season and possibly longer.

The number was nothing less than a shock to the system. In text set beside a series of photographs, each one depicting a girl of color staring back at the camera, the image that went viral on social media last week claims to lay bare an appalling truth: "14 Girls Have Gone Missing in DC in the Last 24 Hours."

Trouble is, police say the claim is not true.

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In Some Tennessee High Schools, Nearly A Third Get Permission To Skip Foreign Language

Hear the radio version of this story. In Tennessee's most rural school districts, nearly a third of students are graduating without the required two years of a foreign language. And a district with some of the highest use of foreign language waivers defends the practice as helpful to students.

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More Guns In More Places

Listen to the podcast! On the program: -Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signs a law to eventually bring concealed firearms into college campuses, the state capitol, stadiums and bars. How will the state adapt and who’s raising alarm? -The Governor also puts pen to paper on a law officially separating Robert E. Lee and Martin Luther King. -As planned executions for eight state inmates over ten days draws closer, we look at failed efforts to outlaw or limit capital punishment in Arkansas. -And...

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