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Obama, Castro Meet In 'Spirit Of Openness'

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shared a stage for the first time since the U.S. and Cuba began moving toward normalizing relations.
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Cop Shooting Victim's Family Calls For Calm In South Carolina

Walter Scott was laid to rest Saturday, as the Charleston community wrestles with his shooting death. Activists want reform, but others warn against letting the situation become "another Ferguson."
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Clinton To Roll Out Her Campaign On The Small Stage

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce Sunday that she is formally a candidate for president. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Tamara Keith, who will be covering Clinton's 2016 campaign.
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Newly Released Texas Inmates Prepare For A Long Ride To Freedom

The first steps of freedom from the prison in Huntsville, Texas, lead to the nearby Greyhound bus station.
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At Summit, All Eyes On Meeting Between Obama And Castro

Leaders of the Western Hemisphere are wrapping up the Summit of the Americas. A meeting between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro has been the most anticipated moment of the conference.
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As Scott Family Reels From Police Shooting, Hundreds Turn Out For Funeral

A funeral was held Saturday in North Charleston, S.C., for Walter Scott, the man shot and killed while fleeing a police officer. That officer, Michael Slager, has been fired and charged with murder.
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Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry

The northern long-eared bat has been designated as a threatened species, triggering new regulations to protect it. But oil and gas and agriculture organizations say those new rules will hurt them.
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New START Nuke Deal With Russia May Be Aging — But It's Not Over

Five years have gone by since President Obama signed the nuclear treaty with then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Long after negotiations reached their end, the deal's merits still provoke debate.
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U.S. Capitol Briefly Placed On Lockdown After Apparent Suicide

Police say a gunman was "neutralized" by a self-inflicted wound. No one else was reported to have been hurt in the incident, which occurred during Washington, D.C.'s annual Cherry Blossom festival.

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Part Of Fishing Boat Destroyed In Japan Tsunami Appears Off Oregon

The 30-foot piece of the commercial trawler was found Thursday floating off the Ona beach about 65 northwest of Eugene.

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