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Luke Dittrich: "Patient H.M.: Memory, Madness And Family Secrets"

A journalist explores his family's past to tell a story of mental illness, medical ethics and the most studied brain in history.

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Voter Access In 2016: Latest On Restrictions Across The Country

Federal courts dealt blows to voter restrictions in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kansas last week. But on the local level, some say minority voters are facing intimidation in certain states. The latest on voter access across the U.S. ahead of the general election.

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Are The Hot Temperatures In D.C.'s Jail Violating Inmates' Rights?

Conditions at the D.C. Jail have been so hot in July that some are questioning whether it’s constitutional to house inmates there.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to accept a major party nomination for president. National security experts blast Donald Trump for urging Russia to hack Clinton’s emails. And charges are dropped against the remaining officers in the Freddie Gray case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Man Convicted In Chandra Levy's Death Won't Be Retried

The U.S. Attorney's office said in a statement Thursday that the office has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy's 2001 murder.

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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Prosecutors Drop Charges Related To Freddie Gray's Death

Maryland prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against the remaining police officers facing charges related to Freddie Gray's death. Kojo explores what the outcomes of the cases say about our local justice system and the national repercussions.

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Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Republican National Convention ends with a divided GOP. Hillary Clinton prepares to select her running mate. And Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Growth Of Secret Spending In State And Local Politics

Undisclosed political spending in presidential politics has increased dramatically since Citizens United. But this kind of donation is growing at an even faster rate on state and local levels. How the growth of dark money is influencing state and local elections.

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