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Claiming Emotional Trauma, Chicago Officer Countersues Estate Of Victim He Shot

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:03am

A white Chicago police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old college student wielding a bat is countersuing the teenager's estate. The officer says the incident in which he also accidentally shot and killed a neighbor has caused him serious emotional trauma.

Past Outbreaks Offer Clues To How To Deal With Zika Virus

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:03am

Renee Montagne talks to Professor Duane Gubler (GOOB-ler), who has extensively studied previous outbreaks of Zika virus. He says if we had paid closer attention to them, Zika might not be at epidemic proportions now. Gubler directs the Program on Emerging Infectious Diseases at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School.

Sanders Needed New Hampshire Victory To Prove His Campaign's Viability

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:03am

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders beat rival Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary in New Hampshire by a huge margin. Bill Clinton may have been New Hampshire's "Comeback Kid" of 1992, but Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders claimed his own comeback story.

Donald Trump Scores His First Election Victory

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:03am

N.H. voters are known for picking establishment candidates. Results revealed that this time both Democratic and Republican voters preferred outsiders. Winning has been a big theme of Trump's campaign.

Egypt's Foreign Minister: Egypt Has A 'Very High Degree Of Security'

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 3:59am

Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.

First Black NASA Administrator Charles Bolden 'Pleaded' To Get Into Naval Academy

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:47pm

Bolden grew up in segregated South Carolina. One of his state senators, Strom Thurman, blocked his efforts to get to the Naval Academy, but a Hail-Mary letter to Lyndon Johnson helped him get there.




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