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Third Tsarnaev Friend Indicted On Lying Charge

Robel Phillipos is accused of lying about what two other of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends had done. Those two have been charged with trying to destroy evidence that linked Tsarnaev to the marathon bombings.
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Federal Prosecutors Told Not To Focus On Marijuana Users

Attorney Gen. Eric Holder is instructing his prosecutors to concentrate on cartels, criminal enterprises and those who sell the drug to children.
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The Fast-Food Restaurants That Require Few Human Workers

As fast-food workers go on strike in cities across the country, opponents argue robots could replace them if their demands for a higher minimum wage are met. But robots for fast food exist already — kind of.
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Judge Hints At Helping American Airlines Out Of Bankruptcy

The airline filed for Chapter 11 in November 2011 and has been waiting to emerge from bankruptcy to complete a proposed merger with US Airways.
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President To Issue New Executive Orders On Guns

The two orders would stop private individuals from importing U.S.-made military surplus weapons from abroad and close a loophole that allows some felons to skirt background checks.
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HBCU President: Students Hurt By Federal Loan Policy

Tighter lending standards for certain student loans have left many people looking for other ways to pay for school. Critics say historically black colleges and universities are hit particularly hard. Host Michel Martin speaks with David Wilson, President of Morgan State University, about the situation.
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Was Miley Twerking Or Just Trying?

Miley Cyrus' provocative performance at the MTV Video Music Awards got some people clapping, but many more fingers wagging. Host Michel Martin talks about the cultural implications of twerking.
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Self-Described 'Hypocrite' Photographs Black Men

When President Obama asked Americans to examine their own racial biases, photographer Jane Critchlow took that to heart. She approached black men in her neighborhood and asked to take photos with them. Host Michel Martin talks with Critchlow about her project, and the men's reactions.
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Does 'Marching' Digitally Send A Message?

As thousands of people gathered in the nation's capital to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, many more activists participated online. Host Michel Martin talks about social justice in the digital age with Michael Skolnik of Global Grind and Corey Dade of The Root.
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Politician And Health Quality Guru Berwick Consults For U.K.

Dr. Donald Berwick ran Medicare and Medicaid right after the Affordable Care Act became law. Now he's running for governor of Massachusetts. But he hasn't left behind his work as a health quality oracle.

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