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Young Ferguson Protestor: 'It's Bigger Than Us'

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Audie Cornish speaks with Brittany Ferrell, the co-founder of Millennial Activists United, about her new life in activism and the importance of the millennial generation in continuing the fight for civil rights started by generations of the past.

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All Things Considered

Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.

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Move Over Barbie, 'Frozen' Characters Are More Popular This Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A National Retail Federation survey says 20 percent of parents plan to buy toys from the film Frozen for their daughters. As for boys, Legos are the most popular toy this holiday season.

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The Psychological Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A heavy police presence intended to protect Ferguson following a chaotic night of unrest is making some locals even more anxious.

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Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.

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Ferguson Documents: The Physical Evidence

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Officer Darren Wilson fired a total of 12 shots during his Aug. 9 encounter with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Of those, at least six hit Brown, killing him, evidence released Monday showed.

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Florida Woman In 'Stand Your Ground' Case Accepts Plea Deal

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing what she said was a warning shot at her husband and his two children in 2010. Under the plea deal, she will serve 65 more days.

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Drugged Marshmallows Can Keep Urban Raccoons From Spreading Disease

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Raccoons, as cute as they are, carry parasites that can be dangerous to humans. Mixing medicine with yummy treats reduced the disease risk for animals and humans in parks in Chicago.

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Morning Edition

Federal Ferguson Investigation Will Remain Independent, Holder Insists

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.

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Ferguson Documents: Officer Darren Wilson's Testimony

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Wilson told a grand jury in September that Michael Brown punched him twice in the face and "the third one could be fatal if he hit me right." The grand jury declined to charge him in Brown's death.

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Morning Edition

Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The famous upright went to auction on Monday in New York. It came with a signed photograph of actor Humphrey Bogart who played Sam, and with the old wad of chewing gum found under the keyboard.

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Brown Family Attorney Condemns Grand Jury's Decision In Fatal Shooting

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Attorney Benjamin Crump said the decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown showed the system is broken. The decision sparked protests.

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Morning Edition

Protests Rock Ferguson After Officer Isn't Indicted In Brown's Death

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

After the grand jury's verdict was announced on Monday, protesters took to the streets in the St. Louis suburb. The white police officer will not face charges in 18-year-old Michael Brown's death.

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Officer Fatally Shoots Cleveland Boy Brandishing Fake Gun

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A Cleveland police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who had an air pistol. It's not the first such death in the city in recent years, and it sparked a number of peaceful protests.

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Morning Edition

Protests, Fires Follow Announcement Of Ferguson Grand Jury's Decision

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Public reaction was both swift and mixed.

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Magazine Sheds Light On Allegations Of Rape Culture At UVA

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In an issue of Rolling Stone, a female freshman said she was raped by seven men at the prestigious Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012. The University of Virginia's governing board meets Tuesday.

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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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Morning Edition

Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In compliance with Missouri's sunshine law, documents in the Michael Brown shooting case have been released — including the transcript of officer Darren Wilson's testimony and the coroner's report.

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White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?

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Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, overcrowded airports, long lines and very little personal space on trains, planes and buses. This week is expected to be the busiest travel week of the year.

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