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Baltimore Unrest Reveals Tensions Between African-Americans And Asians

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In West Baltimore's Sandtown neighborhood, Asian immigrant shopkeepers cleaned up the damage caused by rioters. Also in need of repair: their relationship with their African-American customers.
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Pacquiao's Fans Are Confident His Hard Work Will Pay Off Against Mayweather

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In the lead-up to Saturday's mega-bout between premier boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Pacquiao is widely viewed as "the good guy." It's a role the Filipino boxer knows well.
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Israel Criticized For Leaving Pregnant Surrogates In Nepal

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Israel evacuated 26 newborns from Nepal but left behind about 100 pregnant women — surrogates, carrying the babies for Israeli parents. Renee Montagne talks to Debra Kamin, a journalist in Tel Aviv.
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Bipartisan Measure Would Protect Juveniles In The Justice System

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Senators Charles Grassley and Sheldon Whitehouse will introduce bipartisan legislation to increase funding and overhaul a federal law that's designed to protect juveniles.
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Looting And Rioting? First Responders Remember 1968

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Some first responders are dealing with looting and burning in Baltimore for the first time. But Michel Martin asks whether there's a familiarity for those who were on duty during the riots in 1968.
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Saudi King Salman Reshuffles Line Of Succession

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Saudi Arabia's King Salman shook up the monarchy on Wednesday. According to a royal decree, the king's nephew takes over as crown prince, and the king's young son becomes deputy crown prince.
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The Frightened Vietnamese Kid Who Became A U.S. Army General

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Forty years ago, Viet Luong was a 9-year-old Vietnamese boy fleeing Saigon with his family. Today he's the first Vietnamese-American general in the U.S. Army and is helping train the Afghan military.
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Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Jan Scruggs commemorates the 40th anniversary of the end to the Vietnam War with a walk along the memorial he pioneered building.
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Learning About The Quran ... From A Catholic Archbishop

Thursday, April 30, 2015

As a young priest, Michael Fitzgerald studied Islam and served the Vatican in Muslim countries. Devoted to promoting Catholic-Muslim understanding, he's now teaching Jesuit students about the Quran.
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Seeking Presidency, 'Socialist' Sanders Looks To Elevate Less-Talked About Issues

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Bernie Sanders, the liberal senator from Vermont, will try to be more than a fringe presidential candidate. He's aiming to elevate the issue of income inequality on the national stage.
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Thrown Mango Bonks Venezuela's President In The Head

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Inscribed on the mango was a message. A woman wanted help finding an apartment. Instead of having her arrested, President Nicolas Maduro rectified her housing problems.
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Jack Ely, Known For 'Louie Louie,' Dies At 71

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The singing by the former Kingsmen's was so hard to understand, the FBI conducted an investigation into whether the lyrics were obscene. The FBI concluded: unintelligible at any speed.
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Police In Baltimore Clear Defiant Crowds

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A curfew went into effect Tuesday night in Baltimore in hopes of controlling violent outbursts. Riots Monday left at least 20 officers injured and several buildings damaged.
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4 Americans Were Hiking In Nepal When Quake Hit

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Among those caught up by Nepal's devastating earthquake, were hundreds of tourists. Those included four hikers from California, who were trapped in a small mountain village.
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High Court Hears Challenge To 4 States' Gay-Marriage Ban

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On Tuesday, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sparred, skewered and probed the legal arguments on gay marriage. But at the end of a tumultuous day, there still was no certainty about the outcome.
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Nepalis In Worst-Hit Areas Suffer Through Devastating Destruction

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In the mountains outside Kathmandu, little aid has reached the victims. About 95 percent of residents there are living outdoors because structures are not safe. Rain has added to their misery.
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2 Dachau Survivors Reflect On Nazi Germany's First Concentration Camp

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It was 70 years ago that U.S. troops liberated Dachau concentration camp. Survivors and U.S. Army veterans are gathering at the site on the outskirts of Munich for a commemoration this weekend.
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Troubled Chicago Neighborhood Wary Of Spike Lee's 'Chiraq'

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel objects to director Spike Lee's decision to set a new film in the beleaguered Chicago neighborhood of Englewood. The movie, Chiraq, focuses on black-on-black violence.
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Police Departments Plagued By Recruiting Challenges

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Renee Montagne talks to Darrel Stephens, executive director of the Major Cities Chiefs Police Association about hiring practices, and what's being done to prepare new officers for the streets.
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GOP Measure Would Make It Harder For Obama To Empty Guantanamo

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

One of President Obama's first promises in office was to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba. Congress, however, is trying to shut down the effort to empty the camp of all its inmates.
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