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After Obama's Speech, Guantanamo Shows Few Signs Of Closing

President Obama has promised again to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But since he delivered a major speech two weeks ago, there's been little follow-up and few signs that any detainees are closer to being released.
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Poll: Majority Of Americans Comfortable With Surveillance

There is a lot of hew and cry over the leaked National Security Agency program to track phone call and Internet searches. But even privacy advocates and companies who try to help people cover their digital footprints acknowledge it is almost impossible to disconnect from the grid, and that the benefits potentially outweigh their concerns.
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Trial Of Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Begins In Boston

Opening statements were held Wednesday in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster who is charged with 32 counts of racketeering and murder.
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50 Years After His Death, Medgar Evers' Work Not Complete

In Jackson, Miss., bells tolled for slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Wednesday was the 50th anniversary of his death. Many in Jackson are marking Evers' death and looking ahead.
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Prisoner And Politician, Bulger Brothers Led Different Lives

Audie Cornish talks to WBUR senior reporter David Boeri for a look at the complex relationship between notorious Boston gangster, James "Whitey" Bulger and his brother, former politician and University of Massachusetts President William Bulger.
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City Life Snapshot: Dayton's 5th Street Brew Pub Co-Op

In this City Life Snapshot from Dayton, Ohio, we meet Brian Young and Maureen Barry in a story of urban re-invention.

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