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Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are vetting their shortlists of vice presidential contenders. With the GOP convention starting in eight days, Trump could name his running mate any day now.

In Minneapolis, as in churches across the country, parishioners and clergy tried to make sense of the fatal shootings of black men by police and the subsequent Dallas attack.

People in Dallas continued to pay respects to five police officers killed in Thursday's shootings. Many left cards and flowers at a memorial at police headquarters. But the city is still on edge.

A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The fatal police shootings of black men followed by the killings of five police officers have given members of the clergy much to think about. What will they be saying to their congregations?

Police officers are struggling with the deaths of five of their own. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with chaplain Gary Holden, founder of the Police Chaplain Program, about ministering to law enforcement.

HBO's new drama miniseries, "The Night Of," premieres tonight. It's about a young man tried for a murder he didn't commit. It's a dark and detailed look into the criminal justice system.

Josh Harris, a former evangelical pastor, wrote an influential book on Christian courtship. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with him about the criticism he's gotten from people who grew up reading his book.

African Americans have always kept guns for self defense. The recent shootings in Dallas, and the killings of young black men by police, are once again raising questions about who should own guns.

What does it take to change your perception of people or an institution? NPR's Rachel Martin talks with columnist Matt Lewis about how the smartphone era has altered how he now views the police.




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