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White House Ban On Militarized Gear For Police May Mean Little

Thursday, May 21, 2015

An NPR analysis of equipment given to police agencies by the Pentagon since 2006 โ€” 84,258 assault rifles, 951 armored vehicles, for example โ€” found a vast majority of it would fall outside the ban.

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Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara Fouls California Coastline

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A pipeline rupture spilled some 105,000 gallons of crude. Some beaches were evacuated, and it's unclear if they will reopen in time for Memorial Day.

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Indonesia, Malaysia Agree To Take In Stranded Rohingyas

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The "boat people," as they've been called, have been stranded at sea for weeks with little food or water. Indonesia and Malaysia say they will take them in temporarily.

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In Speech, Obama Will Cast Climate Change As 'Immediate Risk' To U.S. Security

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

President Obama is expected to discuss the dangers of climate change when he delivers the commencement address today at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

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As Congress Haggles Over Patriot Act, We Answer 6 Basic Questions

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

If you haven't been paying attention, here's a primer on the changes Congress is considering making to U.S. surveillance practices.

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Judge Sends 11 Afghan Policemen To Prison Over Mob Killing Of Woman

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The case of Farkhunda has prompted an outcry over violence against women in the country. It has resulted in rare sentences. Eight other police officers implicated in the case were released.

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FBI Finds No Evidence Of Amtrak Damage From Firearm, NTSB Says

Monday, May 18, 2015

Meanwhile, Amtrak restored full service on the Northeast Corridor. Trains between Philadelphia and New York City had been halted for a week, after a derailment killed eight people.

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Obama To Limit Police Acquisition Of Some Military-Style Equipment

Monday, May 18, 2015

In an executive order, President Obama curbed the kind of equipment local police can acquire from the federal government. He also demanded more accountability in exchange for other equipment.

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$1M Bond Set For Members Of Biker Gangs Linked To Waco, Texas, Shootout

Monday, May 18, 2015

At least 170 members of five rival gangs have been arrested in connection with Sunday's gunfight that resulted in nine deaths and 18 injuries.

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Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Friday, May 15, 2015

The 2013 marathon bombing killed three people and left 264 others wounded. In April, the same jury convicted Tsarnaev of all 30 counts brought against him.

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Luxembourg Prime Minister Becomes First EU Leader To Marry Same-Sex Partner

Friday, May 15, 2015

Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir married her partner five years ago, but Xavier Bettel is the first leader to do so in the European Union.

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Actor Johnny Depp's Dogs Are Flown Out Of Australia After Threat Of Destruction

Friday, May 15, 2015

Australia's agriculture minister said Depp sidestepped the country's laws because his dogs did not spend the required 10 days in quarantine. The minister threatened to destroy the dogs.

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Missing Marine Helicopter Is Found In Nepal

Friday, May 15, 2015

U.S. officials said it's likely the eight crew members onboard died in the crash. The helicopter was flying earthquake relief missions in Nepal.

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Amtrak Train Accelerated Moments Before Entering Turn, NTSB Says

Thursday, May 14, 2015

An NTSB board member said that's when the engineer slammed on the brakes to slow it down. The derailment Tuesday in Philadelphia killed eight people. More than 200 were injured.

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VIDEO: College Democrat Tells Gov. Jeb Bush, 'Your Brother Created ISIS'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ivy Ziedrich, 19, challenged the potential presidential candidate on his assertion that the Sunni extremist group was the result of the U.S. pulling out of Iraq.

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Need A Laugh? Watch This Kiss Cam Gone Wrong

Thursday, May 14, 2015

There was a smile, an embrace, a big kiss and then... something terrible, but funny, happened.

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Jurors In Boston Bombing Trial Deliberate On Sentence For Second Day

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The jury already convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Now jurors decide whether he will live or die.

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Positive Train Control: The Tech That Could've Prevented Amtrak Derailment

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Amtrak passenger train was going more than 100 miles per hour when it derailed north of Philadelphia. Positive train control could have automatically slowed the train down on that stretch of rail.

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Military General In Burundi Claims Coup Against Its President

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The central African country has been the scene of mass protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term. It's unclear whether the coup has the support of the full military.

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Jury Will Hear Final Arguments In Sentencing Of Boston Marathon Bomber

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The jury will decide whether 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death or life in prison. They are expected to begin deliberations today.

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