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Removing Cuba From U.S. Terrorism List Would Be Mostly 'Symbolic'

NPR's Audie Cornish talks about the history of how Cuba ended up on the state-sponsored terrorism list.
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Charleston Civil Rights Leaders Point To Gentrification In Racial Justice Debate

Longtime civil rights campaigners in Charleston, S.C., say the current public outcry over police racism isn't rooted in racist laws as much as it is in gentrification and a shifting population.
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Week In Politics: Hillary Clinton's Upcoming Announcement, Rand Paul's Remarks

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times.
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President Obama, Raul Castro To Share Face Time At Americas Summit

The leaders of all 35 nations in the Western Hemisphere gather for the first time ever this week at the Summit of the Americas.
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Fort Hood Purple Heart Ceremony Honors Survivors Of 2009 Shooting

The military handed out nearly 50 awards Friday at Fort Hood in Texas. They were for the dozens of people who survived a deadly shooting rampage on the Army post in 2009. The Purple Hearts and Defense of Freedom medals came after years of lobbying.
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Hillary Clinton To Announce Candidacy For 2016 Presidential Election

Hillary Clinton plans to announce her intention to run for president Sunday. It will be her second run, and a very different campaign is in store.
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General Electric To Sell Majority Of Finance Arm, Real Estate Holdings

The sprawling conglomerate General Electric is radically paring down its business, ditching most finance and real estate operations.
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Lauren Hill, NCAA Basketball Player Who Battled Cancer, Dies

The 19-year-old freshman at Mount St. Joseph University died Friday from brain cancer. Her nonprofit foundation has helped to raise more than $1.5 million for cancer research.
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What's Bigger: Yemen Or Virginia? There's An App For That

A website lets you compare countries around the world to your home state. You can check out other stats, too, from lifespan to income to free time.

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Lunch, Not Landfill: Nonprofit Rescues Produce Rejected At U.S. Border

Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though it's tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, it's now going to needy families across the U.S.

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