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National Museum of African American History And Culture Opens Saturday

Of the thousands arriving for the new museum's opening, we hear from three people who are traveling to Washington, D.C., to be some of the first people to tour the exhibits.
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Protesters Demand Tape Of Police Shooting Of Black Man Be Released

In Charlotte, N.C., some demonstrators chanted "release the tapes" — a reference to police videos of the shooting, which have been shown to the victim's family, but have not been made public.
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Protests In Charlotte, N.C., Continue For A Third Night

Protests began after a police officer shot and killed a black man earlier this week. Charlotte's mayor imposed a midnight to 6 a.m. curfew while the city remains in a state of emergency.
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4 Questions Hillary Clinton Faces Heading Into The First Debate

Expectations are high for the Democratic nominee, but she needs to come across as authentic and relatable instead of just a policy wonk.
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4 Questions Donald Trump Faces Heading Into The First Debate

The Republican nominee proved adept in the primary debates, but a one-on-one debate could expose weaknesses in policy. And he'll have delicately approach how he debates with the first female nominee.
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A Complete Guide To Early And Absentee Voting

Early voting is set to account for one-third of all votes cast this election. Does your state allow early voting? And how do the campaigns use this data? Find out with our complete guide.
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Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?

In the past 50 years, better medical care and healthier habits have greatly reduced the risk of dying young from heart disease. But the obesity epidemic threatens to reverse that happy trend.
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Keeping The Dead In Their Place

Unidentified coffins are a big problem in Louisiana, especially when they end up floating down flooded city streets.
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Black Evangelical Amisho Baraka: Why I'm Not Voting For Trump Or Clinton

Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Christian rapper Amisho Baraka, who says that as a black evangelical, he's not comfortable supporting either party's presidential candidate.
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On The Road For Decades — And Not Stopping Anytime Soon

When Idella Hansen and Sandi Talbott got started in trucking, women were a rarity in big rigs. Now they've got nearly 9 million miles in the rearview mirror, and they won't hear of retirement.

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