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Palestinian Perspective On Stalled Mideast Peace Talks

Steve Inskeep talks to chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat. An Israeli diplomat told Morning Edition last week that a unity government between Fatah and Hamas is unacceptable.
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West Urged To Pressure Iran On Its Human Rights Record

The website Unlock Iran documents what life is like for political prisoners in Iran. Activists say that little has changed despite promises by the new Iranian president to overhaul the country.
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Artists Bring Back The Human Zoo To Teach A Lesson In History

In 1914, 80 African men, women and children were brought to Oslo for the sole purpose of being gazed upon in a thatched hut village for five months by Norwegian natives.
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Should Doctors Participate In Executions?

The botched execution in Oklahoma last week led to questions about medical oversight during lethal injections. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ty Alper, a lawyer who has represented death row inmates.
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A Window To Executions: How To Cover Death For A Living

Michael Graczyk has been witnessing and writing about executions in Texas for 30 years as a criminal justice reporter for The Associated Press. One challenge, he says, is not falling into a formula.
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In Evolution Of Execution Methods, Botched Procedures Remain

In Oklahoma, a botched execution resulted from a relatively new combination of lethal injection drugs. Ohio, Missouri, and Florida are all struggling to find alternatives to traditional drugs.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On Sterling: 'There's Light Now'

The Hall of Famer calls the punishment for Donald Sterling's racist remarks wise and just, but wonders why the NBA tolerated the Clippers owner's "shameful record" for so many years.
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South Sudan Near The Brink Of Genocide, Observers Say

The U.S. was instrumental in South Sudan's independence. Now, as East Africa Correspondent Gregory Warner tells NPR's Scott Simon, it's leading the effort to restore peace.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Will Own Major Sports Team for Food, Sochi Sister City, The Groom is Prettier Than the Bride.
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Panel Round One

Crack is Back.

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