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Prosecutor of Garner Case Elected to Congress

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan won a special election Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by disgraced former Rep. Michael Grimm.

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WNYC News

Judge Orders 'Deadlocked' Etan Patz Jury to Continue Deliberating — Again

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The jury sent a midday note saying it was still stuck after deliberating since April 15 in the case against Pedro Hernandez.

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The Takeaway

Meet the Army's First Female Four-Star General

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Ann Dunwoody was the first woman to become a four-star general in the U.S. Army. She discusses what her position as a female in the military has taught her about leadership.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Famed Neurosurgeon and Top Business Exec Join the GOP Presidential Race

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

New York Times Magazine chief political correspondent Jim Rutenberg discusses the entry of two political outsiders into the GOP presidential race -- Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina.

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The Takeaway

Big Data Analysis Reveals a Grumpy Supreme Court

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

An analysis of over 25,000 Supreme Court opinions show a less friendly and more venomous court. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Honoring Courage or Hostility, Moving Beyond Margaritas, and Being Big Bird

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the controversy surrounding the PEN American and Charlie Hebdo, we dig into the real meaning of Cinco de Mayo, and Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch drop by.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Glenn Greenwald; New Presidential Candidates & Old Parenting Advice

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Meet the new presidential candidates -- a brain surgeon and a CEO; Glenn Greenwald on government surveillance; the documentary "The Seven Five;" and new and old parenting advice.

The Takeaway

Texas Police Kill Gunmen at Anti-Islam Group Meeting

Monday, May 04, 2015

In Garland, Texas, less than 20 miles from Dallas, two gunmen were killed Sunday night after opening fire at an event hosted by an anti-Islam group.

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The Takeaway

Insurance Companies Ignore ACA Mandates on Women's Healthcare

Monday, May 04, 2015

President Obama's Affordable Care Act guaranteed coverage for a number of women's health services. A new study finds that many insurance plans aren't complying with the law.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Baltimore Police Charges

Monday, May 04, 2015

A former police officer and prosecutor comments on the charges on police officers for the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

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The Takeaway

Retro Report: When Safety Goes Up in Flames

Monday, May 04, 2015

What do we know about the flame-retardant chemicals in our clothes, furniture and everyday products? Not as much as you'd hope.

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The Takeaway

Will Charges Stick in Baltimore?

Monday, May 04, 2015

The six officers allegedly involved in Freddie Gray's death face charges that range from second degree murder to assault. But will these charges stick going forward?

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The Takeaway

2016 Election: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina Enter Crowded GOP Field

Monday, May 04, 2015

Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina have both announced their candidacy for the 2016 presidential election.

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WNYC News

Fort Lee Residents React to First Bridgegate Guilty Plea

Monday, May 04, 2015

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In the town hit hardest by the George Washington Bridge lane closures, some are comparing Gov. Christie to Tony Soprano, while others are more forgiving.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: DOJ Reforms Fall Short, Women's Healthcare Ignored, and A Game Played With Pride

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Takeaway explores the a new report on police reforms, an investigation in to Obamacare mandates, and a new documentary film.

The Takeaway

The Weekender: Searching For Justice and Empathy

Saturday, May 02, 2015

In a special extended interview, actor Wendell Pierce of "The Wire" discusses the unrest in Baltimore, inequality, and police brutality.

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The Takeaway

Two Indicted in NJ Bridgegate Scandal

Friday, May 01, 2015

After a 16-month-long federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings scandal dubbed "Bridgegate," two indictments have come down.

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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, May 01, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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The Takeaway

Six Officers to Be Charged in Death of Freddie Gray

Friday, May 01, 2015

Baltimore prosecutors have announced that they have probable cause to file homicide, manslaughter and misconduct charges against the officers involved in the the death of Freddie Gray.

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WNYC News

Criminal Charges in Bridgegate Case

Friday, May 01, 2015

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David Wildstein pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy charges that he punished the mayor of Fort Lee by closing lanes to the George Washington Bridge. See our Christieverse interactive. 

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