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30 Graves, Thought To Be Burmese Migrants, Found In Thailand

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Remains from the graves are believed to be illegal migrants who were likely victims of human trafficking.

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Death Toll In Nepal Crosses 6,800

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The United Nations has complained that Nepal's bureaucracy is getting in the way of relief efforts. Government officials in Kathmandu say they aren't receiving enough of the right kind of aid.

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Novelist Ruth Rendell, Author Of 'Wexford' Books, Dies At 85

Saturday, May 02, 2015

She is credited with being a pioneer of the psychological thriller and wrote more than 60 books.

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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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A Boxing Match And A Derby: The Week In Sports

Saturday, May 02, 2015

NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman chat about tonight's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao; the Kentucky Derby; and the NBA match-up between the Clippers and Spurs.

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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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Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk With State Budget Cuts

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Thousands will honor Lincoln's death in Springfield, Ill. this weekend. Yet, the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.

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Author: Clinton Foundation Disclosures 'Sloppy At The Very Least'

Saturday, May 02, 2015

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Joshua Green of Bloomberg News about the Clinton Foundation and its apparent lack of transparency over donors.

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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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In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

Saturday, May 02, 2015

U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.

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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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Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.

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Grade-Skippers: Where Are They Now?

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Earlier this week, we reported on "acceleration": jumping ahead by either skipping a grade or entering kindergarten early. We asked if any of you had done it ... and how it all turned out.

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Kate Middleton, Wife Of Prince William, Has A Baby Girl

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Just hours after she checked into the hospital in early labor, the Duchess of Cambridge delivered her second baby.

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You Want To Go To Nepal And Help Out. Is That A Good Idea?

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention — but it could backfire.

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Bringing Baltimore to the Classroom

Saturday, May 02, 2015

WNYC
The riots and protests in Baltimore may seem far away from the classrooms in New York City, but some teachers have made a point of incorporating them into their lessons.
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Kate Middleton, Wife Of Prince William, Is In Labor

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The Duchess of Cambridge checked into a London hospital and is in the early stages of labor, according to reports.

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