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Arun Rath

Arun Rath appears in the following:

Lawyers For Sept. 11 Plotters Try To Save Defendants From Death Penalty

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Defense attorneys in the military commissions of the alleged 9/11 plotters are throwing up roadblock after roadblock to increase the chances of saving their clients from the death penalty. The government could make the case go a lot quicker, they say, if prosecutors took that danger off the table.

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Crowds Pay Tribute To Dallas' Fallen Officers At Makeshift Memorial

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The memorial came together in front of the police department — flowers, pictures, messages of support from individuals and communities. Large numbers of people are stopping by, paying their respects.

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Hearing Topic For Accused Sept. 11 Mastermind Shifts To Defendants' Rights

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

At Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the focus of a hearing has shifted to a probe of defendants' rights. Five men, accused of planning or supporting the Sept. 11 attacks, claim they've been mistreated in prison.

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For Mass. High School Students, New Transgender Rules Are The Old Normal

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Public schools in Massachusetts aren't rushing to comply with President Obama's instructions for bathrooms and transgender students — the state has had that rule on the books for nearly 5 years.

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Meth Lab Chemist Who Spent Years Getting High On Job Creates Chaos For Massachusetts Justice System

Saturday, May 07, 2016

A new report from the office of the Massachusetts Attorney General's office details egregious misconduct and extensive drug use on the job by a former employee of the state crime lab.

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Ringling Brothers Officially Retires Circus Elephants

Monday, May 02, 2016

On Sunday night, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus featured elephants for the last time. The circus elephants are retiring to Florida.

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Boston Marathon Turns 120 — Just 3 Years After Deadly Bombing

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Since the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon, the event has come to represent the city's resilience. What's changed in the wake of more recent terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and San Bernardino?

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History Of Slavery, Future Of Diversity Still At Issue At Harvard

Sunday, March 06, 2016

On Friday, the Dean of Harvard Law School, Martha Minow, endorsed a recommendation to change the school's official shield. That's because the shield contains the crest of Isaac Royall, a plantation owner, slave trader and justice of the peace from Antigua whose endowment of land helped establish the school. The ...

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Harvard Law School's Crest Could Fall Beneath A Wave Of Student Protest

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Harvard Law School is considering changing its official seal, which currently honors a slaveholder who was an early donor to the school. That's in response to student protests.

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Home Of Revolutionary War's First Shots Wants To Ban Assault Weapons

Sunday, February 21, 2016

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'Today We Are His Family': Teen Volunteers Mourn Those Who Died Alone

Monday, January 25, 2016

When a body goes unclaimed in Boston, it may receive a burial at a city cemetery. Students at a nearby boys' school are among those who volunteer to be pallbearers for people they've never met.

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In 2016, States Expected To Ramp Up Ideas To Solve Opiate Abuse

Friday, January 01, 2016

Addiction will be on the agenda for a lot of state legislatures in the coming year. Overdose deaths related to abuse of prescription opioids and heroin are setting records across the country.

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Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.

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Out Of 'The Object Lesson,' An Education In The Power Of Kept Things

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Geoff Sobelle calls his new one-man play "a meditation on our relationship to things." On a visit to the show, NPR's Arun Rath gathers a lesson in the meaning of stuff -- and the memories it can bear.

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A Passing Of The Torch: Arun Rath Signs Off, As Michel Martin Steps Up

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Arun Rath says farewell, as his time hosting weekend All Things Considered comes to a close. He welcomes the new host, Michel Martin.

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Pope Bids Farewell To U.S., At A Final Mass In Philadelphia

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Some 1.5 million people were expected to attend the Pope's last Mass in the U.S. on Sunday. It's the centerpiece of his weeklong visit.

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Obama Begins Visit To New York, With A Meeting With Putin On Itinerary

Sunday, September 27, 2015

President Obama arrived in New York on Sunday for the United Nations General Assembly. Among the items on his agenda: a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Hot Topics At Values Voter Summit: Boehner, Trump, Kim Davis

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Religious conservatives gathered in Washington, D.C., for the annual Values Voter Summit, where they heard from several Republican presidential candidates and celebrated Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.

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A Diary Of Day 1: The Pope's Visit To Cuba

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Pope Francis spent his first day in Cuba celebrating mass at Havana's Revolution Plaza, visiting President Raul Castro and greeting Cuba's youth.

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Brian Williams Prepares To Return To TV News

Sunday, September 20, 2015

After over spending seven months suspended for telling a series of half-true and embellished stories, former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams will be coming back to MSNBC on Sept. 22.

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