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Lt. Gov. Of Puerto Rico Pushes For Police Reform

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The Puerto Rico Police Department has been accused of a pattern of unconstitutional activities and civil rights abuses. The accusations come after an investigation the U.S. Department of Justice launched in 2008. The DOJ issued a report last week citing excessive and deadly use of force, unlawful searches and seizures and discrimination, among other issues. Host Michel Martin and Lieutenant Governor of Puerto Rico Kenneth McClintock discuss the report and the government's responses.
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From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole

Beth Howland died on Wednesday at age 74. One of her best known roles, was as the original Amy in Stephen Sondheim's "Company." Looking into her past can lead you down a pop culture spiral.
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
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Libertarian Party Set To Pick Its Presidential Candidate

The Libertarian presidential candidates held a debate Saturday night at their party convention in Orlando, Fla.
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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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