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So far, prosecutors failed to convict four of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray last year. Scott Simon talks to Jennifer Ludden about the challenges of the case.

Hillary Clinton has tapped Virginia SenatorTim Kaine to be her running mate, completing the democratic presidential ticket.

Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR' Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.

As Baton Rouge prepares to bury the second of two officers killed in a targeted attack, the city gathers to reflect on the violence.

Ex-Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, a Republican, was elected to be Democrat Tim Kaine's lieutenant when he was governor. Bolling describes his years with Kaine and offers tips for being a good No. 2.

Tim Kaine has worn many hats in Virginia politics: Richmond mayor, governor, senator. He's also a recognizable face at a majority-black Catholic church in Richmond — and has been for 30 years.

Who is Tim Kaine, and what does he bring to the Democratic presidential ticket? NPR's Mara Liasson provides answers.

The state Supreme Court said Gov. Terry McAuliffe doesn't have the authority to grant voting rights to felons through a blanket order. McAuliffe's action this spring affected 206,000 ex-offenders.

One man at the Republican National Convention said supporting any other candidate "would be the definition of insanity," because something has to change. Hear his and other voters' responses.

One man at the Republican National Convention said supporting any other candidate "would be the definition of insanity," because something has to change. Hear his and other voters' responses.

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