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Sydney Siege Ends After 16 Hours of Terror

Monday, December 15, 2014

After holding hostages at an Australian cafe for more than 16 hours, a standoff between a gunman and police came to an end in Sydney early Tuesday.

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WNYC News

Protesters Take to The Streets in DC, NYC

Saturday, December 13, 2014

From Washington Square to Washington D.C., thousands are marching to demand justice; many are calling for the prosecution of the policeman involved in the death of Eric Garner.

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Marching for Justice for Garner and Brown

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Demonstrators from D.C. to New York City are taking to the streets to protest against the grand jury decisions not to indict two police officers.

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On The Media

Special: The Torture Report

Thursday, December 11, 2014

On the Media takes a special look at the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture, and examines the vocabulary of "enhanced interrogation."
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WNYC News

Saturday Brian Lehrer Special: A Conversation on Eric Garner

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Listen to this special episode about how the Garner case has affected our city. Special guests include Eric Adams, Murray Weiss, WNYC reporters and you, our listeners.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

An Alternative to Grand Juries?

Friday, December 05, 2014

Few details have been released about the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings. Public advocate Tish James and attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall discuss secrecy.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Do You Want to See Change?

Friday, December 05, 2014

We want to know what changes in law and practice protesters want to see in response to demonstrations.

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WNYC News

Why Did Christie Delete 12 Bridgegate Text Messages?

Friday, December 05, 2014

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A new report contradicts sworn testimony by a top Christie aide and the governor's own story that the traffic jams were so unimportant he barely paid attention. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Police Reform, Protests and More Reactions to the Garner Case

Friday, December 05, 2014

The non-indictment of the police officer involved in Eric Garner's death has ignited protests, police reforms and investigations.

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Dep. Mayor Shorris: Grand Jury is “Only the Beginning”

Thursday, December 04, 2014

NYC's First Deputy Mayor discusses the city's response to protests and the grand jury's decision.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Special Coverage - Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Tonight from 7pm - 8pm we'll be taking calls about the Grand Jury decision not to indict the officer in the Eric Garner case.

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WNYC News

Listen to Eric Garner's Dad Try to Calm an Angry Protester

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Benjamin Carr, Eric Garner's stepfather, visited the site where Garner was put in a chokehold — and was approached by a stranger. 

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WNYC News

'I Can't Breathe': No Indictment in Garner Case Sparks Citywide Protests

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

See photos from protests in Foley Square, Rockefeller Center and across the city as New Yorkers react to a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

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WNYC News

Photos: NYC Reacts to Garner Grand Jury Decision

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Protests began almost immediately once it leaked that a grand jury decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Humanizing Regulations; New Gizmos; and How to Say Houston

Monday, December 01, 2014

The WNYC Data News team helps us speak New York, Cass Sunstein discusses regulations that respect people, and Popular Science’s Jennifer Bogo fills us in on new gadgets.

WNYC News

Listen: Times Square Protesters

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," protesters expressed anger over Monday's decision not to indict a police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo.

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WNYC News

Day 2 of Ferguson Protests in NYC

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Large groups of protesters marched across downtown Tuesday, snarling traffic and temporarily closing the FDR and the Lincoln Tunnel.

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WNYC News

Tweeting NYC's Ferguson Protests

Monday, November 24, 2014

WNYC reporter Fred Mogul — and fellow New Yorkers — tweeted what was happening as a gathering in anticipation of the Ferguson grand jury decision turned into a march.

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WNYC News

Listen: Union Square Crowd Reaction to Ferguson Verdict

Monday, November 24, 2014

Those gathered in anticipation of the grand jury decision erupted in chants after learning there would be no indictment for Officer Wilson, who shot an unarmed, black, 18-year-old.

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WNYC News

Ferguson Decision: No Indictment

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury has decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old.

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