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Jasmine Garsd

Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:

A Saint With A Mixed History: Junipero Serra's Canonization Raises Eyebrows

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pope Francis announced he will elevate the influential missionary to sainthood when he visits Washington, D.C. But Native American groups say Father Serra was far from saintly.

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Former Wrestlers Sue, Say WWE Ignored Injuries

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two fighters are suing World Wrestling Entertainment for allegedly ignoring the signs of brain damage and injuries suffered by wrestlers. Both say they suffered serious neurological damage as a result of fighting.

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Former WWE Fighters Suing Over Alleged Brain Damage

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The wrestlers say World Wrestling Entertainment downplayed dangers in the ring. The WWE says it has "never concealed any medical information related to concussions."

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The Doomsday Clock Moves 2 Minutes Closer To Midnight

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A group of prominent scientists uses the clock as a symbol of imminent disaster for humanity. It moved toward catastrophe — midnight — because of climate change and nuclear proliferation worries.

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Latin Symphony: How Classical Music Saved Dinorah Marquez's Life

Thursday, January 22, 2015

On Alt.Latino, hear from an educator whose life's work is to bring classical music to young Latinos.

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The Challenge Of Fact-Checking North Korea

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A prominent North Korean defector now says he made up some parts of his story. His case highlights the difficulties of pinning down information in a closed, secretive society.

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Pope Francis Says Catholics Don't Need To Breed 'Like Rabbits'

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

On his return from a weeklong trip to Asia, Pope Francis emphasized the church's ban on artificial means of birth control and said Catholics should practice "responsible parenthood."

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New Solitary Confinement Plan For Younger Inmates At Rikers

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

After years of pressure, New York is changing its policy on solitary confinement for people 21 and younger. Activists say it's a historic step forward. Officers say it will bring more bloodshed.

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Rep. André Carson To Become First Muslim On House Committee On Intelligence

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

In a 2014 interview, Carson said it's impossible to combat the threat of global terror without help from Muslims.

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Facebook To Post Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Kids

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says social networking and sharing are essential in helping to find minors who may have been abducted.

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3 Kings Holiday Cake Laced With Synthetic Drugs Makes Dozens Hallucinate

Monday, January 12, 2015

What seemed like a case of food poisoning has now turned into a police investigation. Synthetic drugs present an evolving problem for the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Cuba Frees 53 Political Prisoners As Part Of Deal, U.S. Says

Monday, January 12, 2015

A senior administration official said Cuba has made good on conditions of last month's historic agreement to begin normalizing ties with the U.S.

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Ford's New Aluminum F-150, VW Golf Take Top Detroit Auto Show Honors

Monday, January 12, 2015

Also notable was the unveiling of General Motors' all-electric Chevrolet Bolt concept car, which seems a clear rival to the Tesla.

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Concern Over The Future Of 36 Released Cuban Dissidents

Friday, January 09, 2015

Activists are concerned over the future of prisoners reportedly let to by the government. Rights groups say officials attached conditions to the dissidents' freedom.

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Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The Portuguese term — which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss — has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music.

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In 'Partisan Divide,' Former Congressmen Look For Answers

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Robert Siegel speaks with former Congressmen Martin Frost and Tom Davis, co-authors of the new book The Partisan Divide, about the new Congress and how political differences might be bridged.

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First Listen: Kat Dahlia, 'My Garden'

Sunday, January 04, 2015

The Cuban-American singer-songwriter's debut is filled with the fire that comes from being in an abusive relationship. She's been in love, hurt, scared and angry — but she's nobody's fool.

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Remembering The Voice Of Babe The Pig

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Voiceover artist Christine Cavanaugh died last month. She was the voice behind characters from Babe the pig to Chuckie Finster of Rugrats.

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When It Comes To Furry Muses, Cats Are For Brevity And Dogs Are For Books

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The Internet is the undisputed territory of cats, and dog books are more popular than their feline counterparts. Francesco Marciuliano plays to both animals' strengths in his best-selling collections.

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Starting 2015 On The Right Foot: An Alt.Latino Dance Mix

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Let's start the year right! NPR's Otis Hart stops by to spin some hot new Latin electronic dance music.

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