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Milwaukee Group Teaches Protesters Civil Disobedience Tactics

Friday, January 16, 2015

Across the country, people are staging "die ins" to bring attention to the number of black men killed by police recently. In Milwaukee, protesters are being trained incivil disobedience tactics. Dozens of people have been protesting for months there after a white police officer fired 14 shots and killed a mentally ill, unarmed African American man last April.
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Obama Urges Congress To Make Paid Sick Leave Mandatory

Friday, January 16, 2015

President Obama says employers should offer more generous leave policies, including paid sick leave for the 43 million American workers who don't have it. The president is urging Congress to require that. In the meantime, he says state and local governments should move forward with their own rules.
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Movie Review: 'Blackhat'

Friday, January 16, 2015

Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic, Kenneth Turan, reviews 'Blackhat,' Michael Mann's new cybercrime thriller.
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Police In Europe Round Up Terrorist Suspects

Friday, January 16, 2015

A week after they killed the Paris shooters, French police arrested 12 more suspects. In Belgium, police killed two suspects and captured a third. Police in Berlin also made arrests.
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Yemen's Deteriorating Instability Makes It A Perfect Home For Al-Qaida

Friday, January 16, 2015

David Greene talks to Danya Greenfield, deputy director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, about al-Qaida's presence in Yemen and the nature of U.S. counterterrorism operations there.
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Oklahoma Executes 1st Inmate Since Lethal Injection Problems

Friday, January 16, 2015

More than 8 months after Oklahoma officials struggled to perform an execution, the state executed Charles Frederick Warner who was convicted in the 1997 rape and beating death of an 11-month-old girl.
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How Cars Evolved Over The Last Decade

Friday, January 16, 2015

Year after year, little by little, cars are guiding drivers, protecting them from their incompetence and distractions, squeezing out more fuel economy and making everyone on the roads safer.
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Tyrone Hood Is Free From Prison. Reporter's Story Led To Clemency

Friday, January 16, 2015

Before Ill. Gov. Quinn left office, he granted Hood's clemency petition. Steve Inskeep talks to Hood and Nicholas Schmidle, who wrote in The New Yorker that Hood had been wrongfully convicted.
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Remembering A 'Giant': 'Everything We Did, We Did Together'

Friday, January 16, 2015

Colleen Kelly Starkloff was working at a nursing home when she met her future husband. He was quadriplegic. His disability was only one of the obstacles they overcame to having a family.
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NYPD Disciplinary Problems Linked To A 'Failure Of Accountability'

Friday, January 16, 2015

The New York Police Department is one of the most sophisticated in the world, with advanced systems for fighting crime. But it's not so good at policing its own officers, criminal justice experts say.
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By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

Friday, January 16, 2015

Jason Comely's fear of rejection was so strong that he'd become completely isolated. So he set out to get himself rejected at least once a day, every day. Funny thing is, it worked.
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No Hollywood Ending For 'Round-The-World Trip

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A Canadian man needed to go on a trip with a woman named Elizabeth Gallagher so he could use his ex-girlfriend's ticket. The two say they are just friends.
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Too Many Glitter Bomb Orders Crash Website

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A startup in Australia is in the revenge business. For $10, it will send a person who offended you an envelope full of glitter, along with a note explaining what the person did to deserve it.
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American Film On A Tibetan Migrant Finds Unlikely Success In China

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Because Tibet is a sensitive topic, you'd expect the Chinese government to ban Nowhere to Call Home. But the documentary about a widow and her son is quietly making the rounds — and winning fans.
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In Jordan, The Comic Book Superheroes Fight Extremism

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Comic book creator Suleiman Bakhit found that many kids didn't have figures to look up to. So he created superheroes who combat religious extremism and they've been a big hit.
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Paris Neighborhood Becomes Breeding Ground For Militant Jihadists

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A section of Paris, which is known for its picturesque parks and artistic community, was also home to the gunmen in last week's terror attack. Renee Montagne talks to Miriam Benraad, a French scholar.
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In New Concert Hall, Paris Orchestra Honors Last Week's Terror Victims

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A new concert hall known as the Philharmonie de Paris opened in the 19th arrondissement on Wednesday. French President Francois Hollande attended the opening night concert.
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Were Paris Attacks Coordinated Between ISIS And Al-Qaida?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Renee Montagne talks to Fawaz Gerges, chair of Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies at the London School of Economics and author of The New Middle East, about why the two groups are at odds.
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Romney Comments Add To Speculation On GOP Presidential Race

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The latest person to seriously consider throwing his hat in the ring is Mitt Romney, who had said he would not run again. What does his apparent change of heart mean for the GOP nominating battle?
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Movie Stars Wait To See Who Gets An Oscar Nomination

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The 87th annual Academy Award nominations are announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills. Actors like Patricia Arquette, Michael Keaton and Benedict Cumberbatch are expected to be among them.
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