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University Of Maryland Student Killed In Hit-And-Run

Prince George's County police are searching for the driver of a car that hit and killed a University of Maryland student as he crossed the street.

The student was crossing U.S. Route 1 near Knox Road in College Park early Friday when police say he was hit by a blue, metallic sedan. He was taken to an area hospital, where police say he died.

The driver fled, but police say the sedan may have front-end damage. Police say they hope surveillance video will help lead them to the driver.


Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.

Farmers Wait, And Wait, For Guest Workers Amid H-2A Visa Delays

For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.

Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political Wealth

He's beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart progressive congressional candidates and state legislators, lending his fundraising prowess and national fame to boost their bids.

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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