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Charleston NAACP President Calls For Police Department Reforms

In South Carolina, the state investigation continues into the police shooting death of a motorist. Cell phone video shows a police officer firing eight shots at Walter Scott as he ran away.
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U.S. Intervention In The Caribbean Comes On China's Heels

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Margaret Myers, director of the China and Latin America program at the Inter-American Dialogue.
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Study Finds The Poor Subject To Unfair Fines, Driver's License Suspensions

The report says many of the police and court practices highlighted in a recent federal investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., police department occur in California as well.
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An Artist's Brainstorm: Put Photos On Those Faceless Ebola Suits

Printers blew up. People took the photo stickers home. But in the end, art professor Mary Beth Heffernan succeeded in bringing a human face to the scary-looking protective gear.
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In Yemen, U.S. Struggles To Navigate Complex Sectarian Landscape

The U.S. is backing the Arab intervention in Yemen, which is seen as Saudi Arabia's attempt to beat back Iranian influence.
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In Jamaica, Obama Announces Plan To Diversify Caribbean Energy

President Obama is in Jamaica, where the U.S. is trying to gain influence in the region by using a powerful tool — energy.
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3 Times Rand Paul Got 'Testy' This Week

Days into his campaign, Paul is pouncing on the mainstream media and Democrats, though he insists his short temper is "pretty equal opportunity."
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Medical Schools Reboot For 21st Century

Medicine has changed a lot in the past 100 years. But medical training has stayed much the same. Many schools are now retooling — focusing on teamwork — to train a different kind of doctor.
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Is It Time For A Warning Label On Sugar-Loaded Drinks?

New legislation in California and New York proposes a label for sugary beverages. The label looks like the warning on cigarette packages, but the beverage industry has called it "misleading."
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PG&E Hit With $1.6 Billion Penalty For 2010 Calif. Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was ordered to pay the fine — the largest ever charged a public utility — for the San Bruno explosion and fire that killed 8 people.

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