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Britain's Gang Violence Is Not A 'Quick Fix Issue'

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In London, police are still struggling to draw lessons from the city's explosive riots weeks ago, wondering what role organized gangs played. And the British, in a controversial move, turned to an American for help. Bill Bratton — as a former police chief in New York City and later Los Angeles — spent years combating gang violence. Bratton talks to David Greene about what assistance he'll be providing Prime Minister David Cameron.
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'Deadpool' Is a Potty-Mouthed Splatterfest. A Really Funny One

NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Deadpool goes in deep on its R rating — and has plenty of fun doing it.
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Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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