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In Baltimore, The Curfew Ends And Residents Observe A Day Of Reflection

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted the citywide curfew and Maryland's governor declared Sunday a day of prayer and peace.

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For Filipinos, Manny Pacquiao Remains A Symbol Of Hope

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Saturday's "Fight of the Century" ended in disappointment for Manny Pacquiao fans. But for Filipino-American families, he remains a hero for the ages.

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5 Things You Should Know About Ben Carson

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The pediatric neurosurgeon, who entered the presidential race Sunday night, performed pioneering operations on conjoined twins and hasn't held public office before. Here's what you might not know.

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Baltimore Mayor Lifts Curfew

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Stephanie Rawlings-Black announced via Twitter that she has rescinded the curfew effective immediately.

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Former Baltimore Mayor: Police Charges Send Signal On Arrest Standards

Sunday, May 03, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former mayor of Baltimore, Kurt Schmoke about the strained relationship between city communities and the police, and looks back on his own efforts at urban renewal.

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Amid Baltimore Protests, A 'Little Spotlight Of Joy'

Sunday, May 03, 2015

In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR's Rachel Martin visited the city's New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.

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A Boat Of Their Own: All-Women Team Tackles Sailing's Toughest Race

Sunday, May 03, 2015

For the first time since 2001, an all-women team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, an around-the-world slog through some of the most unforgiving water on the planet.

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Protesters Hope To Sustain Momentum In Baltimore

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The day after Baltimore's top prosecutor announced murder charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, more than 1,000 turned out for a mostly peaceful rally in front of city hall.

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Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Step aside, injections! The next flu vaccine you see might look more like a bandage — a patch covered in 100 microscopic needles that dissolve in the skin in just a few minutes.

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Who Keeps Track If Your Surgery Goes Well Or Fails?

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The outcomes of many medical procedures and treatments done in hospitals nationwide aren't tracked or even measured, says a surgeon who thinks that's bad. Understanding outcomes, he says, saves lives.

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5 Things You Should Know About Carly Fiorina

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard once had a stint filing and typing for the company. She also dropped out of law school, survived breast cancer and once ran a campaign ad featuring demon sheep.

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Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Texas' GOP governor is sending the Texas State Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it's just a cover for the president's plan to put Texas under martial law.

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It's A Beautiful Tree But It Causes A Stink

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The disease-resistant Callery pear once was American cities' street tree of choice. One community in Pennsylvania has banned it. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on April 24, 2015.

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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.

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After Nearly 60 Years, the Muscular Dystrophy Association Is Ending Telethons

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Long hosted by Jerry Lewis, the annual Labor Day weekend events raised nearly $2 billion and featured acts by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, John Lennon and many others.

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The Orioles Won 8-2, But No Fans Were There To Watch

Saturday, May 02, 2015

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Dave Zirin of The Nation about Wednesday's eerily empty ballgame at Camden Yards and what Zirin calls "sports-driven apartheid."

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After Police Are Charged In Gray's Death, Baltimore Awaits Next Steps

Saturday, May 02, 2015

A day after Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, residents of the neighborhood where he grew up hope change will come to the area.

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Breaking Boundaries At A Harlem Barbershop

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Black salons and barbershops, which serve as local hangouts, are pillars of the Harlem community. One relatively new resident enters one for a haircut for the first time.

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For The Record: The Voices Of Baltimore

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Some residents of Baltimore say the relationship with the police is badly damaged. But it wasn't always that way.

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Full Senate Debates May Reveal Recent Bipartisanship As An Illusion

Saturday, May 02, 2015

On the committee level in the Senate, Republicans and Democrats have been able to get deals done. The problem will be what happens after bills leave the committees and head to the Senate floor.

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