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Highway 101: A Trip Down One Of Mexico's Most Dangerous Roads

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

One of Mexico's most dangerous highways passes through the northern border state of Tamaulipas. It is infamous for all the bandits, organized crime gangs, and contraband that ride on it.

Trump Questions Neutrality Of Muslim And Mexican-American Judges

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

After facing criticism from legal scholars for saying a judge could not treat him fairly because he was of Mexican descent, Donald Trump has extended his concern about judicial bias to Muslim Americans. There is no precedent for U.S. judges to recues themselves on the basis of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.

Democrats In Wisconsin Call On Party To Revamp Superdelegates' Role

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

As the Democratic primary comes to an end, some are trying to end the role of superdelegates in choosing the party nominee. Wisconsin's Democratic party passed such a resolution over the weekend.

Looking Back On Ronald Reagan's Image

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

Ahead of Tuesday's California primary, the legacy of one of the state's — and the nation's — most influential politicians still resonates: President Ronald Reagan.

What Does Reagan's Legacy Mean To Young Republican Voters?

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

Ronald Reagan's legacy continues to dominate the Republican Party and the conservative movement. But younger members of the GOP may not feel so tied to the Gipper.

Killed On The Job In Afghanistan: NPR Photographer And Interpreter

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

NPR Photographer David Gilkey and Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna were killed Sunday while traveling in an Afghan Army convoy. NPR's David Greene, Renee Montagne and Tom Bowman share memories.

Remembering NPR Photojournalist David Gilkey

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:46am

David Gilkey, who chronicled pain and beauty in war and conflict, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday along with NPR's Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna.

Clinton Wins Puerto Rico Primary, Now Just Shy Of Clinching Nomination

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 8:58pm

Hillary Clinton stands on the verge of history, as she looks to become first woman to win the nomination of a major party with contests on Tuesday.

Trump's African American: 'I Am Not A Trump Supporter'

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:16pm

Gregory Cheadle tells NPR he was not offended when presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump pointed to him at a recent California campaign rally and said, "Look at my African-American over here."

'Black Gods Of The Asphalt' Takes Basketball Beyond The Court

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:45pm

When you see a bunch of guys playing street basketball you might not just see a game. In his new book Black Gods of the Asphalt author Onaje Woodbine shows how it's also a spiritual experience.

Seaweed On Your Dinner Plate: The Next Kale Could Be Kelp

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:27pm

Why are chefs adopting sea greens in their cuisine? They're tasty and nutritious and growing them is good for the planet. In Maine the budding seaweed business is boosting a declining coastal economy.

NPR Photographer, Interpreter Killed In Afghanistan

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:26pm

David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna were killed while traveling on a convoy with an Afghan army unit.

Let's Stop Venting And Start Helping

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

Michel Martin comments on the recent controversy surrounding the 4-year-old child that fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Gospel Goes Back To Basics With '1 Mic 1 Take'

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

The new Motown Gospel project focuses just on the vocals and the message. Singer Brian Courtney Wilson is featured on the new live CD.

Ethiopian Runners Say They Face Discrimination

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

When Ethiopia barred its best distance runner from competing in the 2016 Olympics, many saw it as an act of ethnic discrimination. Another runner from the same ethnic group says he was exiled.

Muslims Are Just The Latest In History Of Scapegoats, Author Says

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

In his book Scapegoats, human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar says Muslims are the newest group in the U.S. to be ostracized. But there is a long history of groups before them facing discrimination.

Narendra Modi Comes To Washington

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

The prime minister of India visits the U.S. this week and will meet with President Obama and address Congress. Modi was once banned from entering the U.S., but opinions in Washington have changed.

What Does 'Presumptive' Nominee Mean?

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

Donald Trump has been the presumptive Republican nominee since last month. Hillary Clinton expects to grab that title Tuesday. But that isn't the same thing as officially securing the nomination.

Clinton, Sanders Campaign In California Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

Clinton is all but assured to secure enough delegates to clinch the Democratic nomination Tuesday. But Bernie Sanders is still campaigning.

Kill The Culture Of Cool Kale, Food Critic Says

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 3:55pm

Mimi Sheraton first praised kale in the 1970s as restaurant critic for The New York Times. Her article might have helped make kale cool today. Now Sheraton says she hates the vegetable.




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