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Whitopia

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:23pm

We talk to author Rich Benjamin, and visit Idaho, for a glimpse into "Whitopias," places where white people are moving to escape multiculturalism.

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The Cult of Santa Muerte

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:23pm

We listen to a ceremony in New Orleans in worship of the Mexican folk saint of death, La Santa Muerte; all the congregants at the ceremony are white.

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The Shooting of Alex Nieto

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:23pm

The shooting of Michael Brown spurred a national debate over the militarization of police. Maryam Jameel reports on the lesser-known case of Alex Nieto, who was gunned down by San Francisco police.

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Marco Merino: Deported

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:23pm

Marco Merino was brought to the U.S. when he was five months old. He was deported back to Chile nearly 30 years later.

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Border Challengers

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:23pm

Most people pass through the country's border checkpoints by answering standard questions about their citizenship. But lately, citing the Fifth Amendment, some have refused to answer.

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Labor Secretary Eyed As White House Searches To Replace Attorney General

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:09pm

The White House effort to replace Attorney General Eric Holder is happening largely in the shadows. But Labor Secretary Tom Perez is emerging as a top candidate for the post.

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Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:36pm

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.

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Porridge Aficionados Vie To Make Theirs The Breakfast Of Champions

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:27pm

Once derided as Scottish food better suited to horses than people, porridge these days is more cool than gruel. In the U.K., competitions have porridge lovers battling with their best recipes.

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Sloppy Splinting Can Make A Child's Broken Arm Much Worse

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:08pm

A pediatrician who specializes in fixing broken bones in kids and teens says about 90 percent of the fractures he treats have been splinted improperly in a community ER or urgent care center first.

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In 'Whiplash,' A Young Drummer Plays Till He Bleeds

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:06pm

Director Damien Chazelle's second film centers on the agony of a drummer in a high-powered music school. The movie ties you into knots: The fear of failure is omnipresent. So is the jazz vibe.

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Inconsistent Memories Are Revisited In 'The Affair,' A Captivating New Drama

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:06pm

The Showtime show is about two people who betray their spouses and fall into a relationship. It's told from more than one perspective, and the actors are so likable, you forgive them their trespasses.

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