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Ta-Nehisi Coates Criticizes Calls For Nonviolence In Baltimore

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, about his reactions to the Baltimore riots. He wrote a story this week about the cons of nonviolence.
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What Is Depraved Heart Murder? The Unusual Charges Against Officers In Baltimore

NPR's Melissa Block interviews University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris about the unusual charges against the six police officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest.
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Ohio Republican Gov. Kasich On Expanding Medicaid: 'It's My Money'

John Kasich is thinking about running for president. But the problem is whether he can get through a GOP primary, given some of his issue positions.
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U.S., Canada Announce New Safety Standards For Oil Trains

Safety advocates say the regulations — which require a sturdier tank car design and a new brake system, among other changes — don't do enough to protect people who live near railways from derailments.
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Mayweather, Pacquiao Finally Go Head-To-Head This Weekend

Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are set to fight Saturday night in Las Vegas. Celebrities, sports figures and others have all flocked to the city to see two of the greatest fighters of their era finally box.
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Six Baltimore Police Officers Face Criminal Charges In Freddie Gray's Death

Baltimore's chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced Friday that the officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest face criminal charges, including second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.
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Tampa Bay Vetted Jameis Winston Before Choosing Him As No. 1 Draft Pick

NPR's Melissa Block talks with ESPN's Jane McManus about Winston's off-the-field problems, including being accused of sexual assault during his freshman season at Florida State.
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Christie Staffer Pleads Guilty For Role In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

David Wildstein, Gov. Chris Christie's top staffer at the Port Authority, admitted to his role in orchestrating lane closures on the George Washington Bridge as political payback.
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Ben E. King, Soul Singer Best Known For 'Stand By Me,' Dies

Ben E. King, best known for the classic soul song "Stand By Me," has died at 76.
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Week In Politics: Protests In Baltimore

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the protests in Baltimore.

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