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Cleveland Simmers In Wake Of Officer's Manslaughter Acquittal

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Cleveland residents are on edge after a white police officer was found not guilty in the 2012 shooting deaths of an unarmed black driver and his passenger. The shooting ended a high-speed car chase.
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Love — And Legalization — Is In The Eire For Irish Same-Sex Couples

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Ireland voted today to legalize same-sex marriage, making it the first country to do so by popular vote. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Irish journalist Daniel McConnell about the results.
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Oil-Soaked Wildlife Turn Up On California Coast, As Cleanup Efforts Continue

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.
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Huge Crowd In El Salvador For Beatifcation Of Slain Archbishop

Saturday, May 23, 2015

The ceremony for Oscar Romero — who was gunned down during mass in the capital, San Salvador, in 1980 — is the last step before being declared a saint by the Vatican.
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Expats Find Brazil's Reputation For Race-Blindness Is Undone By Reality

Friday, May 22, 2015

Brazil is touted as one of the most racially harmonious places in the world, but people of color who move there say they are surprised at the degree of discrimination they face based on skin color.
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In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals

Friday, May 22, 2015

What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
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Openly Gay Leader: Boy Scouts Won't Exist If Discrimination Continues

Friday, May 22, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Brian Peffly about how Robert Gates called the ban on openly gay adult leaders unsustainable. Peffly's scouting membership was revoked because he is openly gay.
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Pre-Race Day, Indy 500 Struggles With Flying Cars

Friday, May 22, 2015

Leading up to the premier race has been a series of unpredictable airborne crashes — and no one can explain why. Officials have mandated a lower driving speed, while engineers work to find a solution.
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The Protest Song Is Not Dead

Friday, May 22, 2015

The era of the protest song might seem gone, but NPR Music host Jason King has curated a 100-hour-long playlist of R&B, soul, funk and hip-hop protest music that spans decades (including this one).
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The Curse Of Lil B: Fans Blame Rapper For Houston Rockets' Bad Luck

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Houston Rockets lost their second game in the Western Conference Finals Thursday night. Many fans believe rapper Lil B placed a curse on the team's best player, James Harden.
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What Archbishop Romero's Beatification Means For El Salvador Today

Friday, May 22, 2015

Saturday's ceremony ends a long fight for recognition of the staunch defender of the poor, who was assassinated in 1980. But some say the violence-wracked country is no better now than it was then.
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Obama: Camden, N.J., Police A Model For Improving Community Relations

Friday, May 22, 2015

"Wherever you walk around, there goes a cop," says one resident, who is happy with the changes in the city. But some critics still see evidence of old-school police tactics that they say don't work.
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Week In Politics: U.S. Policy On Islamic State, 2016 Presidential Race

Friday, May 22, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Ramesh Ponnuru of the National Review about U.S. policy on the self-declared Islamic State and the 2016 presidential race.
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Self-Declared Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Saudi Mosque Attack

Friday, May 22, 2015

A suicide bomber killed several people in a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia Friday, raising fears of anti-Shiite violence there.
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'Raising Ali' Remembers The 'Worst Mess In The History Of Sports'

Friday, May 22, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Gary Robinov, director of Raising Ali, a film about the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight boxing match between Mohammed Ali and Sonny Liston in Lewiston, Maine.
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State Department Releases First Set Of Clinton Emails

Friday, May 22, 2015

The State Department released the first batch of emails from when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state on Friday. They relate to Benghazi, Libya, and the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate there.
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U.S., Cuba Continue Talks On Reopening Embassies

Friday, May 22, 2015

Cuban and American diplomats extended for a second day talks aimed at reopening embassies. They are expected to unveil their progress in a news conference Friday.
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Just Like Its Theme Park Namesake, 'Tomorrowland' Celebrates Optimism

Friday, May 22, 2015

NPR's Bob Mondello reviews Tomorrowland starring George Clooney and directed by Brad Bird.
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The Exquisite Dissonance Of Kehinde Wiley

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Brooklyn Museum's mid-career Wiley retrospective wraps up this week; his large, elaborate works depict black men and women in traditional forms like oil, bronze sculture and even stained glass.
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Obama Faces Criticism For Light Footprint Strategy Against Islamic State

Friday, May 22, 2015

President Obama says the U.S. is not losing the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq, but his strategy has come under criticism after the fall of Ramadi.
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