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Baltimore Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Charges In Freddie Gray Case

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:39pm

Baltimore's chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby scored a victory Wednesday at a pre-trial hearing for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the April death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was killed while in police custody.

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Pope Visit Highlights Latino Role In The Future Of The Catholic Church

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:39pm

Latinos are a big part of the shift of the Catholic Church's strength from the Northeast to the West and South. NPR speaks to Latino Catholics in California about the Pope's upcoming visit.

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Yahoo CEO To Take Limited Leave After Giving Birth To Twins

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:39pm

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate DoubleX Gabfest's Hanna Rosin about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to take just two weeks worth of parental leave after having twins in December.

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Spreading The Word: Obamacare Is For Native Americans, Too

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:37pm

Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.

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5 Chinese Military Ships Spotted Off Alaska's Coast

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:16pm

The vessels from China's navy have been operating in international waters in the Bering Sea, U.S. officials tell The Wall Street Journal.

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Dreams And Nightmares Collide In New Sóley Video

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:23pm

Dreams and nightmares coexist in beautiful and haunting ways in this Icelandic singer's latest video.

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Masta Ace: 'I'm Still Trying To Prove Myself'

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:00pm

Masta Ace had his first drink at a Cold Chillin' Christmas party. He began his career surrounded by the greats, and he continues to push himself to operate on a higher level.

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Here's What We Know About The Kentucky Clerk Refusing Marriage Licenses

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:54pm

Kim Davis, a born-again Christian, has been divorced three times. When she won her seat for Rowan County clerk, she took over from her mother, who held the position for 37 years.

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Hillary Clinton's Fight For Gefilte Fish

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:53pm

Among the thousands Hillary Clinton's emails released this week, there was a particularly fishy one.

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Claims On The Arctic Heat Up With The Climate

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:52pm

As ice melts in the Arctic Ocean, who has access to what in this increasingly accessible part of the world?

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'NeuroTribes' Examines The History — And Myths — Of The Autism Spectrum

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:48pm

Steve Silberman talks about how Nazi extermination plans and a discredited scientific paper about childhood vaccines shaped our current understanding of autism.

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Why Are Migrants Surging Into Europe Now?

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:46pm

The steady stream of migrants in past years has turned into a torrent this year. Here's a primer on the main forces at work.

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Technologies And Philosophies Changing The Workplace

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:40pm

How much are you working when you're at work? That's the question increasingly on the minds of employers.

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Four Finalists In New Zealand Flag Competition

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:33pm

New Zealand residents will vote on a winner later this year, and then in March, they will vote on whether to actually replace the flag.

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Desert Music: Burning Man Confronts The Rising Beat

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:23pm

As Electronic Dance Music becomes more and more popular at the world's most extreme outsider arts festival, the playa's vibes are a-changing.

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Loss And Renewal Mark New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:20pm

ESPN The Magazine has devoted an entire issue to a single writer and subject. Wright Thompson discusses his story "Beyond the Breach."

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Hunt Continues For Suspected Police Killers

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:12pm

Schools remain closed in Fox Lake, Illinois, where police are searching for three men suspected of killing a police lieutenant.

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Dragnet Expanded For 3 Suspects In Killing Of Illinois Police Officer

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:10pm

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have been searching the area around the community of Fox Lake, where Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot.

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Class-Action Suit Alleges Chipotle's GMO-Free Campaign Is Deceptive

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:59am

The campaign claims the chain has removed all ingredients made with genetically modified organisms from its menu, with few notable exceptions. A lawsuit says the campaign amounts to false advertising.

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Single Motherhood, And A Dad

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:52am

How does a dad feel when a mom is called a "single mother"? Teenager Diamond Russell brings us the story of her own mom and dad.

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