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Marathon Bombing Survivors Face A World That Still Feels Out Of Control

Martha and Alvaro Galvis were wounded in 2013's bombing of the Boston Marathon. One of the hardest things to deal with, they say, is the feeling that something random and scary could happen again.
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A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an all but empty office. The Justice Department eventually determined the FBI had retaliated against him.
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Who Was John Wilkes Booth Before He Became Lincoln's Assassin?

On the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's death, Morning Edition's Renee Montagne and historian Terry Alford explore John Wilkes Booth's life, and how the assassination affected his family.
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Redistribute California's Water? Not Without A Fight

What's a fair way to divide up California's scarce water? The current system relies heavily on history: Some farmers will get water, others won't, based simply on when their land was first irrigated.
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Andrew Johnson's Presidency Highlighted Issues With Vice Presidential Selection

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews University of Virginia historian Barbara Perry about the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Andrew Johnson presidency.
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How AeroPress Fans Are Hacking Their Way To A Better Cup Of Coffee

Coffee aficionados say the simple, syringe-like device makes exceptional espresso and allows for countless variations on the perfect cup. Not surprising, given that its inventor is a serial tinkerer.
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Presidential Candidates Move Away From Public Financing

You can still check the box on your 1040 federal income tax return and earmark $3 for presidential public financing.
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Senate Panel Backs Bill To Allow Congressional Review Of Iran Deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill that would give Congress a role in approving the Iran nuclear agreement.
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Immigrant-Rights Activists In Seattle Claim Victory In Child Deportation Case

A federal judge in Seattle has given immigrant advocates a victory.
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Chicago Offers Reparations Package To Police Torture Victims

The city of Chicago offered a reparations package Tuesday for men who were tortured by a former Chicago police commander and his "midnight crew" of officers from the 1970s until the early 1990s.

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