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Baltimore Mayor Condemns Violent Protesters At Press Conference

Monday, April 27, 2015

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a press conference Monday night in response to violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray. The rioting comes the same day as Gray was laid to rest.

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

Monday, April 27, 2015

The number of people using these services is growing fast. Find out what happens when a writer rents out his Mini Cooper and an Airbnb tenant learns something terrible has happened to his host.

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Violent Protests Erupt In Baltimore After Freddie Gray's Funeral

Monday, April 27, 2015

Protests erupted into rioting in Baltimore Monday afternoon as police clashed with a large group of youths. Police said seven officers were hurt and at least one was unresponsive.

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Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?

Monday, April 27, 2015

Since Hillary Clinton launched her presidential run, her family's foundation has been scrutinized. The Clintons responded, calling it the most transparent organization of its kind. But is that true?

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3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.

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Competitive Bartender Pours Father's Wisdom Into Signature Drink

Monday, April 27, 2015

Bartender Ran Duan will represent the U.S. in a Bacardi international cocktail competition. His specialty? "Father's Advice," a stirred-not-shaken cocktail that's a testament to his hardworking dad.

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Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years

Monday, April 27, 2015

Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake released stress that was building for 150 years, scientists say, and it reshuffled tension to nearby faults.

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Successful Superhero TV Shows Go Beyond Superpowers

Monday, April 27, 2015

Superheroes are big on TV, but why do some shows work and others fail? It's not about the costumes or the special effects.

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California Cemeteries Adapt To Water Restrictions To Avoid Going Dry

Monday, April 27, 2015

New mandates in California will limit how much water graveyards can use to keep their grass green. The people who run cemeteries don't want crispy, parched grass to feel like an insult on top of loss.

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Tsarnaev Defense Urges Jury To Spare His Life

Monday, April 27, 2015

The sentencing phase in convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial continues on Monday. The defense will start making its case that he should not be put to death.

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Kathmandu Residents Work To Help Communites Ravaged By Earthquake

Monday, April 27, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with residents of Kathmandu, Nepal, about Saturday's earthquake and their attempts to help communities recover from the disaster.

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U.S., Japan Announce Updated Defense Guidelines

Monday, April 27, 2015

The updated 18-year-old guidelines reflect concern over China's growing influence and North Korea's nuclear capability. They also call for Japan to take a more active role in the Asia Pacific region.

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Authors Criticize Pen America's Decision To Honor 'Charlie Hebdo' Survivors

Monday, April 27, 2015

Some prominent authors are critical of the PEN American Center's decision to honor Charlie Hebdo staffers, saying the magazine denigrated the oppressed French Muslim population.

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Thousands Say Goodbye To Freddie Gray In Baltimore

Monday, April 27, 2015

Thousands of mourners packed a Baptist church in Baltimore Monday at the funeral service for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died of spinal cord injuries last week while in police custody.

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Stephen Hawking Says Zayn Malik Could Still Be In One Direction In A Parallel Universe

Monday, April 27, 2015

Millions of hearts were broken last month when Zayn Malik left One Direction, but according to physicist Stephen Hawking, that might not be the case after all.

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Death Toll Continues To Rise After Devastating Earthquake Hits Nepal

Monday, April 27, 2015

Some harrowing stories are emerging about people who are trapped among the rubble from the massive earthquake that hit Nepal this weekend.

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President Obama Relaxed Drone Rules For CIA Operations In Pakistan

Monday, April 27, 2015

In 2013, President Obama tightened rules for drone strikes in order to reduce civilian casualties. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal correspondent Adam Entous who learned that the president secretly waived the new rules for CIA operations in Pakistan.

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Indonesia Notifies Convicted Drug Dealers Of Imminent Execution

Monday, April 27, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Alice Budisatrijo, a BBC producer in Southeast Asia, about the impending executions of nine drug traffickers in Indonesia, most of them foreigners. The Indonesian attorney general's office says the death row inmates were given the required 72 hours notice of execution on Saturday.

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For Europe-Bound Migrants, Desperation Outweighs Risks

Monday, April 27, 2015

At a charity center in Sicily, survivors of the dangerous sea crossings from Libya to Italy face legal and economic limbo and a frosty welcome. But it's still better than the places they fled.

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Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water

Monday, April 27, 2015

Excess fluoride consumption is leading to tiny white marks on many people's teeth. It's mainly a cosmetic problem, but one that could be solved by lowering the fluoride in drinking water.

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