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Black Lives Matter Publishes 'Campaign Zero' Plan To Reduce Police Violence

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 4:42pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Brittany Packnett about the campaign to create a policy agenda out of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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The Strange History Of Betting On Elections: It Wasn't Just About Money

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:28pm

It wasn't always illegal to bet on presidential elections. Before polling, the practice used to be so commonplace that it actually increased public engagement with elections.

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Just Out Of Jail, Ethiopian Leader Brings A Sharp Message To Obama

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:28pm

After spending four years in an Ethiopian prison on trumped up terrorism charges, Bekele Gerba visits Washington, D.C., to share concerns about his country and criticisms of Obama.

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Ethiopian Prisoner Urges U.S. To Put Pressure On His Country Over Human Rights

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:28pm

After spending four years in an Ethiopian prison on trumped up terrorism charges, Bekele Gerba visits Washington, D.C., and says he's disappointed that the Obama administration hasn't been tougher on its ally, Ethiopia, over human rights. Obama visited Ethiopia earlier this summer.

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'Univision' Anchor Jorge Ramos Removed From Trump Press Conference

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump's "blunt talk" on immigration has brought him head-to-head with Spanish-language media. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was physically removed from a Trump press conference Tuesday.

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German Publication Criticizes Attacks On Migrant Shelters In Germany

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:28pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Julian Reichelt, editor-in-chief of the online publication, Bild, regarding his op/ed piece in which he condemns recent violence against refugees in Saxony.

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Before There Was The Donald, There Was Arnold

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:03am

Donald Trump's foray into politics has had some scratching their heads. But not in California, where celebrity candidates like former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger are, like, so 12 years ago.

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Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:55am

The anchor of Univision's nightly news was thrown out of a press conference by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. Ramos said he was just doing his job — asking questions of the powerful.

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Donald Trump Escalates His Fight With The Media

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 4:06am

During a news conference in Iowa, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had Jorge Ramos of Univision, the largest Spanish-language network in the U.S., thrown out. He was ultimately let back in.

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Ted Cruz Rallies Evangelicals In Campaign To Defund Planned Parenthood

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 5:22pm

Religious voters are a key for Republicans running for president. And one candidate — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz — is making a bold play for them, promising to campaign on defunding Planned Parenthood.

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As Trump Starts To Fundraise, GOP Contenders Hope To Steal The Spotlight

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:42pm

Donald Trump's coalition looks like it is here to stay. He's drawing huge crowds and starting to fundraise. Meanwhile, the former frontrunners are struggling to keep up.

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You Stink!: Protests Over Beirut's Garbage Crisis Take Larger Stance

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:42pm

Protests in the streets of Beirut started over a garbage crisis but have become a larger call for government reform. The movement is growing under the banner "You Stink!."

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Thousands Of Homes Destroyed In Gaza War Remain In Ruins

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:42pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Katleen Maes, head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Gaza, about the rebuilding of homes destroyed in last year's war in Gaza.

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Trump Angers Ailes With New Tweets Attacking Megyn Kelly

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:26pm

"I liked The Kelly File much better without" Megyn Kelly on it, Trump said in one tweet. "Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation!"

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Texas Set To Execute Nicaraguan National, Despite Legal Controversy

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 1:55pm

Bernardo Tecero was convicted of killing a Texas school teacher. Supporters say he should not be executed because he wasn't informed of his right to contact a consular official.

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Biden's Path: Time Is Not Exactly On His Side

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:54pm

History hasn't been kind to late presidential entrants. But with the vice president's name ID and position, his campaign could break the mold and challenge and sharpen Hillary Clinton.

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Donald Trump's Evolution On Campaign Fundraising

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:54am

When billionaire developer Trump entered the presidential race two months ago, he drew a sharp line between other candidates – needy candidates, always trading favors for money – and himself.

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Donald Trump Changes His Tune And Begins To Court Wealthy Donors

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 4:05am

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump touts his ability to finance his own campaign and avoid answering to donors. But now he's started fundraising for his campaign and a superPAC.

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Pilot Program Aims To Close Trust Gap Between Government, Native Tribes

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 4:03am

Native American tribes can be hampered trying to fight crime on reservations because they don't have access to federal databases. The Justice Department wants to help.

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Sen. Menendez Bribery Case Heats Up With New Justice Filing

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 6:21pm

Defense teams had accused the government of such "outrageous misconduct" that they said all charges should be dismissed. Now the government is hitting back.

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