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Sean Penn Faces Backlash Over 'Rolling Stone' Story On 'El Chapo'

The actor Sean Penn is facing criticism over his interview with the drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for Rolling Stone. But some of the criticism may be misdirected.
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Carly Simon: "Boys In The Trees"

A conversation with singer-songwriter Carly Simon about her memoir, "Boys In The Trees."

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Interview With 'El Chapo' Draws Backlash From Mexican Journalists

Alfredo Corchado, a former Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, called Sean Penn's Rolling Stone piece on Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán "an epic insult" to Mexican journalists. Here's why.
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'El Chapo' Talked With Sean Penn, In Clandestine Jungle Interview

In a piece published Saturday night by Rolling Stone, the actor revealed he sat with Joaquin Guzmán for an interview in October, when the drug kingpin was still being hunted by Mexican authorities.
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Those Men In Oregon: Troublemakers, Terrorists Or Something Else?

Fans and foes want the news media to label the armed individuals who are occupying part of a national wildlife refuge. NPR is trying to describe, rather than characterize. Here's our thinking.
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In A Sea Of Homicide Stats, A Familiar Name — And A Heartbreaking Story

Baltimore journalist Adam Marton was looking at homicide data when he saw the name of the man he says stole his car, and remembered the scene: a subwoofer, a baby seat, a pile of job applications.

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A 'Heartbreaking' Story: How An Editor And A Crime Victim Crossed Paths

When Adam Marton, an editor for The Baltimore Sun, was making an infographic of the city's 2015 homicides, he realized he knew one of the victims. He tells Renee Montagne about the connection.
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How Current Campaign Finance Laws Are Shaping The 2016 Presidential Race

Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie is among those speaking out against the U.S. campaign finance system: How the Citizens United ruling, limits on individual donations and so-called dark money are shaping campaign strategies the 2016 presidential race.

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TV News Car Vandalized While City Touts Robbery Prevention

Officials in Washington, D.C., were talking about a new effort to prevent robberies. That's when, about 100 feet away, an ABC7 News car was broken into.
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President Obama Considers Executive Action On Gun Control

President Obama meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey to discuss possible executive action on gun control. We discuss the president's potential moves and the ongoing debate over curbing U.S. gun violence.

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