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Listen to Bratton Confirm an NYPD Slowdown

Friday, January 09, 2015

Speaking with NPR's Robert Siegel today, Commissioner Bratton said he's looked at the numbers...and can confirm that a work slowdown DID occur. 

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On The Media

The Attack on Charlie Hebdo, Reckoning with Free Speech, and More

Friday, January 09, 2015

After the massacre at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, a look at the symbolic weight of French satire and true freedom of speech.

The Brian Lehrer Show

'Je Suis Charlie'

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Political cartoonists reflect on yesterday's attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris and the central role of satirical cartoonists in French politics. Plus, see cartoons created in response.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Charlie Hebdo Update From Paris

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The New York Times' Rachel Donadio reports on the Charlie Hebdo attacks from Paris - including the mourning in France today and the manhunt for the two suspects who are still at large.  

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The Takeaway

Gunmen Terrorize Paris With Attack on French Publication

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Today in Paris, gunfire rang out at the offices of a satirical publication Charlie Hebdo. As many as 12 people had been killed and 10 wounded as of Wednesday morning.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

World News, 2015

Monday, January 05, 2015

Let’s round up the headlines from everywhere.  What news story are you following in another country that you think will matter in 2015.

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WNYC News

Amid Corruption Probes, Cuomo Kicks Off Second Term

Thursday, January 01, 2015

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The U.S. Attorney's Office is looking into whether the Cuomo Administration inappropriately tampered with an anti-corruption commission.

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Congressman Michael Grimm to Resign from Office

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Staten Island congressman, who pleaded guilty to tax evasion just days ago, says he'll leave office next week.

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The Takeaway

AirAsia Flight 8501 Vanished Over Ocean

Monday, December 29, 2014

A Malaysia-based AirAsia jet was flying from Indonesia to Singapore when it dropped out of contact Sunday, 6:24 AM local time. The jet had 162 people on board and is still missing.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Vanished Flight, How Passwords Get Personal, And 20 Years On A Spacecraft

Monday, December 29, 2014

An Air Asia flight from Indonesia to Singapore vanished over the Java Sea, the personal stories behind our passwords, and the Rosetta mission manager on the spacecraft's long journey.

On The Media

Rod Blagojevich Meets His Match

Friday, December 26, 2014

How one reporter was in the right place at the right time to uncover the story of a lifetime.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Mayor and the PBA

Monday, December 22, 2014

A look at the relationship between the PBA and the Mayor.

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WNYC News

From Georgia to Brooklyn, NYPD Works to Assemble Cop Killer's Profile

Sunday, December 21, 2014

AP
The NYPD said Sunday the ambush killer of 2 Officers told passers-by "watch what I'm going to do."

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WNYC News

Watch: Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Bratton Address Police Shootings

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Calling the shooting of two police officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant "an execution," a somber Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was joined by the mayor last night for a press conference.

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WNYC News

Two NYPD Officers Shot and Killed In Brooklyn

Saturday, December 20, 2014

AP
An armed man walked up to two officers inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide.

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WNYC News

Suspect Wanted for Punching Cop Turns Himself In

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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A man wanted for his alleged role in assaulting two police officers during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge was in police custody Thursday.

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Obama Befriends Cuba; 'El Exilio' Answers

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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At a popular gathering spot for Cuban Americans in Union City, NJ, the shift in U.S. policy toward the island nation draws a mixed response.

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WNYC News

Three New York Sites Selected for Casinos

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The three regions were picked to spread out the benefits — and to avoid competition with existing tribal casinos.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

President Obama Announces Changes to U.S.-Cuba Relations

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hear analysis of the President's speech about a prisoner exchange with Cuba that will pave the way to full diplomatic relations.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

End of the Cuba Embargo?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The U.S. and Cuba agree to a prisoner exchange that could open the door to normalized relations.

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