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Old Newspapers Shed New Light On Emmett Till Murder

New details about one of Mississippi's most infamous murders are coming to light — more than a half-century later. The death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy who allegedly whistled at a white woman, helped spark the civil rights movement.
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Coming Out: A Gay Mormon Navigates Family, Faith And Sexuality

Jamison Manwaring is the youngest of eight siblings in a devout Mormon family. Like his older brothers, he wants a marriage and kids. But, as a gay Mormon man, that will be difficult for him.
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Defending Women's Champs Baylor To Battle Cardinals' Tough Defense

The two NCAA women's college basketball teams face off Sunday for a spot in the Elite Eight. Baylor has been one of the most successful women's programs in the nation, but Louisville has its own strengths. "We understand we're going up against a great team," says Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims.
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Three Years On, States Still Struggle With Health Care Law Messaging

After all the acrimony and debate, many Americans still don't know whether their states are going to expand Medicaid or set up health care exchanges. A lot of the confusion over the Affordable Care Act comes, in part, from a commanding "misinformation and disinformation" campaign.
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For One Military Family, DOMA Decision Will Hit Close To Home

Same-sex couples in the military will be watching closely now that the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. Anxiously awaiting a decision are Army lieutenant colonel Heather Mack and her wife, Ashley Broadway, who've been together for 15 years and have two children. They say repealing DOMA would help many enlisted same-sex military couples, who don't receive funds to move non-military spouses from one base to the next. But most of all, Broadway and Mack say repealing DOMA would give them the recognition they crave: to have their marriage officially recognized in every state in the country. Jessia Jones of WUNC talked with the couple.
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Hours After Expulsion, Ex-Nevada Lawmaker Forcibly Arrested In California

Democrat Steven Brooks led California police on a high-speed chase, hours after he was expelled from the Nevada Legislature. Lawmakers said they didn't feel safe when he was in the assembly building.
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Music Producer Phil Ramone Dies At 79

Ramone worked with top artists to create some of the most unforgettable music of our era. He had been hospitalized in February with an aortic aneurysm.

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