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The Long History Of Sit-Ins As A Form Of Political Expression

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine, about the historical use of the sit-in and its origins as a form of political expression.
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Supreme Court Tie Blocks Obama Immigration Actions

A Supreme Court tie vote on Thursday blocked President Obama's plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
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Immigrants React To Supreme Court Blockage Of Obama Actions

A tied Supreme Court left in place a lower court decision preventing the president from keeping millions of people from deportation. They are the parents of citizens or lawful permanent residents.
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LGBT Self-Defense Site 'Pink Pistols' Gains Followers After Orlando Massacre

An "LGBT self-defense" website called Pink Pistols run by a disabled man in Philadelphia has taken off since the Orlando massacre. The group's founder says his Facebook page has quadrupled in likes, and gun instructors all over the country have stepped forward to offer instruction for concealed carry licenses.
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Baltimore Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Death Of Freddie Gray

The city of Baltimore is reacting to the judge's decision to not convict officer Caesar Goodson in the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015. Goodson drove the van that transported Gray after his arrest, and prosecutors said his actions caused the young black man to suffer a fatal spinal injury.
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University Of Texas At Austin President Reacts To Affirmative Action Ruling

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Gregory Fenves, the president of the University of Texas at Austin, the school at the center of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling about affirmative action.
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Can You Psych Yourself Into Running A 4-Minute Mile?

NPR's Lulu Miller tells the story of one runner who always believed he could break the four-minute mile. Then a terrible accident made him question if he would ever be the same runner.
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TSA PreCheck Applications Soar Amid Long Lines At Airports

They don't take off their shoes, they don't take out their laptops and their numbers are growing every day. Some 16,000 people per day are applying for the government's airport pre-screening program.
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Handguns In America And The Rise Of The 'Concealed-Carry Lifestyle'

"Something really profound has changed in the way that we use guns," journalist Evan Osnos says. He estimates that 13 million people are licensed to carry a concealed gun in America.
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Marines Confirm Decades-Old Case Of Mistaken Identity In Iwo Jima Photo

The iconic photograph, taken during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, depicts Pvt. 1st Class Harold Schultz among others — not Navy Corpsman John Bradley, as was originally thought.

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