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Hansi Lo Wang

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Northeast Hunkers Down As Snow Storm Hits

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Forecasters are tracking a winter storm that is moving across the Northeast. In many areas, officials declared emergencies and urged people to stay indoors for their own safety.

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Broken Promises On Display At Native American Treaties Exhibit

Sunday, January 18, 2015

A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.

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New York City ID Could Open Up Doors — And Privacy Concerns

Monday, January 12, 2015

New York City launched the largest municipal ID program in the country on Monday. All New Yorkers age 14 and older may apply, regardless of immigration status.

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Outside Agency Expected To Probe Cleveland Police Shooting

Friday, January 02, 2015

Cleveland officials reportedly are in talks to hand over the investigation into the death of Tamir Rice to the county sheriff's office. The 12-year-old was killed while carrying a toy gun in November.

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New Year Brings New Batch Of Laws On Chickens, Recycling And Consent

Thursday, January 01, 2015

In California, a law defines when "yes" means "yes" in an effort to reduce sexual assaults on college campuses. And in New York, residents are now required to recycle old electronics.

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Fact Checking Obama's Assessment On Race

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

President Obama said he thinks the U.S. is less racially divided today than when he first took office. Polls and research by social scientists show that Americans have mixed views on race relations.

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Whites More Optimistic Than Blacks On Race Relations In The U.S.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

President Obama told NPR's Steve Inskeep that he thinks the U.S. is less racially divided today than when he first took office. Polls have tried for years to measure that divide, but it's not easy.

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S.C. Judge Rules 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

Thursday, December 18, 2014

An African-American boy, George Stinney Jr., who was executed in the killing of two young white girls has been exonerated, 70 years after he became the youngest person executed in the U.S.

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Activists Gather On Washington Mall To Protest Police Violence

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Civil rights leaders and other activists are marching in Washington, D.C., following the shooting deaths of blacks by police officers. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Hansi Lo Wang on the scene.

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Prep Work Contributes To Successful Protest Turnout

Friday, December 05, 2014

The New York and Missouri grand jury decisions sparked protests across the country. To mobilize supporters, organizers relied on social media and old-fashioned methods of phone calls and canvassing.

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Despite Low Employment, Millennials Hold Key To Reviving South Texas

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.

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Civil Rights Pioneer John Doar Dies At 92

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

John Doar, a former top Justice Department attorney who fought to desegregate the South during the Civil Rights movement, died on Tuesday. He was 92.

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As GOP Swept Congress, Black Republicans Took Home Historic Wins

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The Republican Party made striking gains during the midterm elections. Among their victories were three wins by black Republicans, who seem to be building momentum for diversifying the GOP ranks.

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Midterm Elections Impact Immigration Debate's Future

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Immigration reform has risen to the top of the list of priorities for many Latino voters, who are now wondering what a Republican-controlled Congress means for the immigration reform debate.

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Investigation Of Deadly Spaceship Crash Begins In Mojave Desert

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Federal officials are looking into why the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed in California during a test flight that left one pilot dead.

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A Tale Of Asian Gangs Unleashed In 'Green Dragons' Film

Friday, October 24, 2014

The film Revenge of the Green Dragons is based on the true story of a Chinese-American gang in New York City that helped traffic unauthorized immigrants in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Are These The Next Crossover Country Stars?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Now that Taylor Swift has left Nashville behind, a handful of other up-and-coming stars are showing how country crosses over with other genres — and hoping for success that does the same.

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Concern Over New-Voter Registration In Georgia Ahead Of Election

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Weeks before the November election, a Georgia lawsuit claims more than 40,000 voter registration applications — mainly from black, Latino and Asian-American voters — are missing.

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Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Applying to the program for immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children provides a work permit and prevents deportation, but costs $465. Mexico is helping some of its citizens with that cost.

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In Record Settlement, U.S. To Pay $554 Million To Navajo Nation

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The U.S. government has agreed to settle claims that it mismanaged funds and natural resources on the tribe's reservation. It's the largest settlement made with a single Native American tribe.

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