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Rwanda is pushing through a plan to ban second hand clothes within two years. The government says it's about "dignity," but the plan threatens trade with the U.S. and a central part of poor people's lives.
A group of investors headed by a former Chicago alderman, which included labor groups, closed a deal to purchase the struggling Chicago Sun-Times and keeping Chicago a two newspaper town. But some wonder if the paper will now skew further left editorially to counter the more conservative Chicago Tribune.
News reports suggest President Trump's lawyers are exploring ways to undercut special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, which is raising questions about conflicts of interest and the president's pardon power.
Several game shows from the '70s and '80s have been revamped for summer TV, including Battle of the Network Stars, The Gong Show and Match Game. NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast talks about whether these shows are diversionary fluff or filling a summertime need.
Fifty years ago, the town of Winneconne, Wis., made short-lived plans to secede from the state. In 1967, as a result of the town name being inadvertently left off the official Wisconsin road map, a secret committee formulated a plan to set up toll gates on local roads, began annexation of nearby communities to form a Sovereign State of Winneconne.