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2 Armed Men Killed After Shooting Outside Muhammad Cartoon Contest

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The men opened fire on a security officer outside an anti-Islamist cartoon contest in Garland, Texas. They were subsequently shot and killed by police, authorities say.

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5 Things You Should Know About Ben Carson

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The pediatric neurosurgeon, who entered the presidential race Sunday night, performed pioneering operations on conjoined twins and hasn't held public office before. Here's what you might not know.

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Baltimore Mayor Lifts Curfew

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Stephanie Rawlings-Black announced via Twitter that she has rescinded the curfew effective immediately.

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Former Baltimore Mayor: Police Charges Send Signal On Arrest Standards

Sunday, May 03, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former mayor of Baltimore, Kurt Schmoke about the strained relationship between city communities and the police, and looks back on his own efforts at urban renewal.

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Amid Baltimore Protests, A 'Little Spotlight Of Joy'

Sunday, May 03, 2015

In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR's Rachel Martin visited the city's New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.

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Protesters Hope To Sustain Momentum In Baltimore

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The day after Baltimore's top prosecutor announced murder charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, more than 1,000 turned out for a mostly peaceful rally in front of city hall.

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Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Step aside, injections! The next flu vaccine you see might look more like a bandage — a patch covered in 100 microscopic needles that dissolve in the skin in just a few minutes.

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Who Keeps Track If Your Surgery Goes Well Or Fails?

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The outcomes of many medical procedures and treatments done in hospitals nationwide aren't tracked or even measured, says a surgeon who thinks that's bad. Understanding outcomes, he says, saves lives.

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5 Things You Should Know About Carly Fiorina

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard once had a stint filing and typing for the company. She also dropped out of law school, survived breast cancer and once ran a campaign ad featuring demon sheep.

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Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Texas' GOP governor is sending the Texas State Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it's just a cover for the president's plan to put Texas under martial law.

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All Tapped Out In A Tiny California Town

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The years-long drought in California has taken a severe toll on the rural, mainly African-American community of Fairmead, where water drawn for agriculture has left wells dry.

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May Day Protesters, Police Clash In Seattle

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Black-clad demonstrators hurled stones and other objects as authorities responded with pepper spray and flash bangs.

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Baltimore Activists Hold 'Victory Rally' After Charges In Gray Death

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The march comes a day after the city's chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.

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Councilwoman: Police Can Get A Fair Trial In Baltimore

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR's Scott Simon she's celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Demonstrators Jubilant After Baltimore Police Charges

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Protests turned to celebrations in Baltimore after a prosecutor announced charges against six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray. The police union is crying foul.

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Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

Saturday, May 02, 2015

A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.

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Georgia Settles Case Alleging Assembly-Line Justice For Children

Saturday, May 02, 2015

After the Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the case, the state of Georgia has settled a lawsuit accusing it of providing inadequate representation to poor young people.

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All Things Considered

Law Enforcement Reacts To Baltimore Officer Criminal Charges

Friday, May 01, 2015

Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray's death. Some worry they're losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.

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Baltimore State's Attorney Known For Understanding City's Poor Communities

Friday, May 01, 2015

Marilyn Mosby rose to the national spotlight Friday with her announcement of the swift charges brought against the six police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray.

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Ohio Republican Gov. Kasich On Expanding Medicaid: 'It's My Money'

Friday, May 01, 2015

Kasich is thinking about running for president but the problem is whether he can get through a GOP primary with some of his issue positions.

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