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Instagram Founders Ditch Facebook

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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger created Instagram and left after clashing with Facebook, which owns the company. Instagram is critical to Facebook's long-term growth strategy at a time when more people have been turning to other social media platforms.

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Trump's U.N. General Assembly Speech

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Twenty-seven years after testifying that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her, Anita Hill says she believes the upcoming hearing on an alleged sexual assault by the current nominee "cannot be fair and thorough."

As it stands now, the hearing cannot provide the senators "with enough information to reach a reasonable conclusion," Hill tells NPR.

Tracking Down Fake Videos

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The Defense Department is working with outside experts on detection and prevention efforts for fake videos. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Hany Farid, a Dartmouth College computer science professor involved in the project.

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U.N. General Assembly: Day 1

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A report on clerical sexual abuse in Germany released Tuesday found thousands of cases of sexual abuse of minors by clerics in the Catholic Church between 1946 and 2014 — and warns that the actual number is surely higher.

The study looked at more than 38,000 sets of personnel records from the country's dioceses, as well as criminal records and interviews with those who say they were abused and clerics accused of abuse.

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