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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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Morning Edition

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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Morning Edition

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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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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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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Morning Edition

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

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

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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Morning Edition

Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Sparks Lawsuit

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Environmentalists are suing to stop Alabama from using nearly $60 million in BP oil spill recovery funds to build a new hotel on the beach. The project is one of dozens underway across the region.

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Crowds Confront Police, Businesses Burn In Ferguson Chaos

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Vandalism, violence and a dozen fires broke out in pockets of St. Louis County, Mo., in the tense hours following a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Honda Says It Failed To Report Over 1,700 Deaths And Injuries

Monday, November 24, 2014

The underreporting started in 2003. The automaker could face a fine from U.S. regulators of up to $35 million.

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All Things Considered

Missouri Gov. To Address Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Case

Monday, November 24, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to hold a press conference about the grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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All Things Considered

After Obama's Action, Immigration Agency Awaits 'A Real Challenge'

Monday, November 24, 2014

As President Obama's executive action on immigration starts taking effect, it will be up to the little-known United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices to handle the actual changes.

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All Things Considered

'Queen Of Carbon' Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees

Monday, November 24, 2014

Audie Cornish speaks with Mildred Dresselhaus about receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in physics. The 84-year-old is a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at MIT.

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Ferguson Timeline: Grief, Anger And Tension

Monday, November 24, 2014

A look at the chronology of events leading to a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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All Things Considered

UVA Will Have To Learn To 'Walk Again' After Spotlight On Sexual Assault

Monday, November 24, 2014

Audie Cornish speaks with Emily Renda, who handles sexual misconduct response and prevention at the University of Virginia.

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All Things Considered

Grand Jury Decision Apparently Imminent In Ferguson, Mo.

Monday, November 24, 2014

A St. Louis County prosecutor is expected to announce the decision of a grand jury that is considering whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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All Things Considered

Ferguson Protesters Anxiously Await Grand Jury Decision

Monday, November 24, 2014

The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. As the waiting continues, so does the frustration in the community.

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Vitamin D Tests Aren't Needed For Everyone, Federal Panel Says

Monday, November 24, 2014

There's not enough evidence that screening the general public for vitamin D deficiency helps reduce the risk of disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.

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Ferguson Readies For Grand Jury Decision

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.

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