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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.
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Full Senate Debates May Reveal Recent Bipartisanship As An Illusion

On the committee level in the Senate, Republicans and Democrats have been able to get deals done. The problem will be what happens after bills leave the committees and head to the Senate floor.
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Mayweather Outboxes Pacquiao In A Unanimous Decision

The two fighters went 12 rounds but Floyd Mayweather won the welterweight title in Las Vegas Saturday. They each stand to earn millions.
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All Tapped Out In A Tiny California Town

The years-long drought in California has taken a severe toll on the rural, mainly African-American community of Fairmead, where water drawn for agriculture has left wells dry.
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May Day Protesters, Police Clash In Seattle

Black-clad demonstrators hurled stones and other objects as authorities responded with pepper spray and flash bangs.
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Baltimore Activists Hold 'Victory Rally' After Charges In Gray Death

The march comes a day after the city's chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.
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Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk With State Budget Cuts

Thousands will honor Lincoln's death in Springfield, Ill. this weekend. Yet, the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.
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Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.
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Councilwoman: Police Can Get A Fair Trial In Baltimore

Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR's Scott Simon she's celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.
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Georgia Settles Case Alleging Assembly-Line Justice For Children

After the Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the case, the state of Georgia has settled a lawsuit accusing it of providing inadequate representation to poor young people.

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