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Despite Criticism, Arkansas Passes Religious Freedom Bill

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The measure is similar to the controversial law passed by Indiana. Gov. Asa Hutchinson had previously said he would sign the bill into law.

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Nigerian President Concedes Election To Opposition Candidate

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A sitting president has never lost a presidential bid in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. Partial results showed Goodluck Jonathan trailing Muhammadu Buhari by close to 3 million votes.

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Despite Protests From Brazil, Trial For 840-Pound Emerald Will Continue

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Bahia Emerald has been hotly contested for years. A judge in California has decided to continue with a trial about its ownership even though Brazil says it was illegally exported.

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Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

Monday, March 30, 2015

The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.

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California's Death Row, The Nation's Largest, Runs Out Of Room

Monday, March 30, 2015

The death-row population in the state is growing because no one has been put to death in nearly a decade. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for more money to open 100 more cells.

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Prosecution Rests In Case Against Admitted Boston Marathon Bomber

Monday, March 30, 2015

The prosecution ended on an emotional note: detailing all of the physical damage one of the bombs inflicted on 8-year-old Martin Richard.

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Jury Rules Against Ellen Pao, Clearing Kleiner Perkins Of Discrimination

Friday, March 27, 2015

The case was the highest-profile gender discrimination case to come out of Silicon Valley. Pao had sued her former employers for $16 million in damages.

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LISTEN: A Cuban Protest Singer On The State Of U.S.-Cuba Relations

Friday, March 27, 2015

For decades, Carlos Varela has doled out incisive criticism of the Cuban government. On our recent visit to Havana, he sang a song he says reflects the mood of the country at this historic moment.

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Alabama Police Officer Accused Of Injuring Indian Man Is Indicted

Friday, March 27, 2015

A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker. The incident sparked an international incident.

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A Fraying Promise: Exploring Race And Inequality In Havana

Thursday, March 26, 2015

One of the revolution's core promises was an egalitarian society. But as Cuba opens up, one of the unintended consequences may be more inequality.

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In Havana, A Journey Into The Forbidden With A Provocative Artist

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

In December, Tania Bruguera planned a performance at Revolution Square. She ended up in jail and had her passport taken. Now she returns to the scene of her alleged crime. This time for an interview.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Is Charged With Desertion

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Bergdahl was released by the Taliban in exchange for five detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison. He was captured in 2009 after walking off his post in Afghanistan.

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Obama Says U.S., Israel Face 'Clear, Substantive Challenge'

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The president says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made it clear that there will be no two-state solution. Obama says the U.S. now has to re-evaluate its Israeli-Palestinian policy.

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U.S. Will Slow Down Withdrawal Of Troops From Afghanistan

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In a joint news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, President Obama says Afghanistan "remains a very dangerous place," and the size of the U.S. troop presence in 2016 is yet to be decided.

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With Improved Relations, Are The U.S. And Cuba Ready To Play Ball?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cuban baseball has been struggling. A lack of money means facilities are in disrepair. Defections mean some of the best players have left. But new relations with the U.S. may mean new opportunities.

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Mo'ne Davis Says Player Who Sent Offensive Tweet Deserves Second Chance

Monday, March 23, 2015

Davis, a Little League phenom, said "everyone makes mistakes," and one tweet shouldn't mark the end of Joey Casselberry's baseball career.

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An Object Of Desire: Hope And Yearning For The Internet In Cuba

Monday, March 23, 2015

Without a doubt, the Internet in Cuba is tough. The politics are thorny; getting it is difficult. But there are signs that change is on the horizon.

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Police Suspend Investigation Of U.Va. Rape Claims Made In 'Rolling Stone'

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Charlottesville Police Department said it was unable to uncover evidence that corroborated a story about a University of Virginia student who said she was raped during a 2012 fraternity party.

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Actor Harrison Ford Injured In Plane Crash; Son Says He's OK

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The 70-year-old actor is said to have suffered moderate trauma, when he crash-landed a vintage plane in a Los Angeles area golf course. He was taken to a hospital and he was reported to be conscious.

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Argentine Prosecutor Was 'Without A Doubt' Murdered, Says Family

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Sandra Arroyo Salgado, Alberto Nisman's ex wife, commissioned an independent forensic investigation she says dismisses the possibility that his death was a suicide or an accident.

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