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Justices Deeply Divided Over Same-Sex-Marriage Arguments

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Justice Kennedy, seen as the determinative vote in the same-sex-marriage cases before the Supreme Court, was very tough on gay-marriage advocates.

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Police Union President: 'Officers Aren't Perfect' But Deserve Due Process

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Chuck Canterbury, the national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, about changing law enforcement and the rioting in Baltimore.

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Virtual Readings For Baltimore's Freddie Gray

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Here are some words from novelists, poets and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.

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All Things Considered

Residents Fight To Keep Coney Island's Boardwalk Wooden

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Decades of wear and tear and damage from Hurricane Sandy have taken it's toll on the boardwalk. New York's Parks Department wants to refurbish the boards with plastic composite and concrete.

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Baltimore Residents Recover After Night Of Violence

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

After a night of violent riots broke out in parts of Baltimore City Monday, local residents were focused on rebuilding and getting a handle on things after a tense night.

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Baltimore Officials Face Criticism For Slow Response To Riots

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Baltimore police and the mayor are under fire for being slow to respond to Monday's violence. Crowd control is a sensitive matter in the U.S., especially since this summer's protests in Ferguson, Mo.

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Why Russian-American Jews Are Ballroom Dance Leaders

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

As ABC's Dancing with the Stars celebrates its 10th anniversary, we explain why Russian Jewish immigrants and their descendants have stepped to the front of this country's ballroom dance scene.

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All Things Considered

A Rural Police Chief Asks Citizens To Help Pick Up Used Syringes

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The rise in heroin use in the town of Turners Falls, Mass., has led to another problem: a proliferation of discarded hypodermic needles. Police can't keep up, so they've asked residents to help.

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'Go Home. Please': 'Wire' Creator David Simon Urges Calm In Baltimore

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In a blog post, Simon added that while there is much to be "argued, debated, addressed ... this moment ... can still, in the end, "prove transformational, if not redemptive for our city."

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'Criminals' Taking Advantage Of Situation In Baltimore, Obama Says

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The president said "there's no excuse for the kind of violence" that has erupted after peaceful protests following the death of a black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody.

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As Curfew Goes Into Effect, Baltimore Police Clear Defiant Crowds

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Some 2,000 National Guard troops and 1,000 police officers have been deployed to enforce a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. Riots Monday left at least 20 officers injured and several buildings destroyed.

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'Ain't no way you can sit here and be silent'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Peaceful demonstrations on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray were overshadowed by violence in the streets of Baltimore.

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Nazi Summer Camps In 1930s America?

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In the 1930s, the Nazi movement was on the rise in Europe — and at summer camps for kids in the United States.

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Morning Edition

Charred 'Easy Mac' Forces Iowa Capitol To Evacuate

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Smoke spilling from a microwave near the Senate chamber set off alarms. No one has come forward to claim responsibility for the overcooked Kraft macaroni and cheese.

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Morning Edition

Effective Hiring Can Help Police Departments Build Community Trust

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Baltimore is the latest city confronted with the question of how to build trust between a community and police. Renee Montagne talks to Maria Haberfeld of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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Tyson Foods To Stop Giving Chickens Antibiotics Used By Humans

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Antibiotic use is falling out of fashion in the poultry industry. Tyson Foods, the biggest poultry producer in the U.S., says it will stop feeding its birds human-use antibiotics in two years.

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National Guard Deployed To Baltimore; Riots Break Out After Gray's Funeral

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Freddie Gray is the black man who died in police custody a week ago. A mob of young people threw rocks and stones at police. They also looted dozens of businesses and set fires to stores and cars.

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Defense Team Urges Jury To Send Boston Bomber To Prison For Life

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Jurors deciding the fate of convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will hear more from defense attorneys. They are making the case that Tsarnaev does not deserve the death penalty.

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Unrest Spreads In Baltimore; Md. Gov. Declares State Of Emergency

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A day of mourning in Baltimore gave way to looting and violent protests. Just hours after Monday's funeral of a black man who was fatally injured in police custody, hundreds faced off with police.

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Prosecution To Begin Calling Witnesses In Colorado Shooting Trial

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Aurora theater shooting trail continues Tuesday with witnesses for the prosecution. Jurors heard lengthy opening statements on Monday with both the prosecution and defense outlining their cases.

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