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Self-Declared Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Texas Shooting

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with the Washington Post's Adam Goldman about the two men who opened fire in Garland, Texas, Sunday outside an exhibit of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
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Texas Shooting Sheds Light On Murkiness Between Free, Hate Speech

The organizers of Sunday's contest for cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad specifically chose Garland, Texas, for their event. The Curtis Culwell Center also hosted a Muslim group's meeting in January.
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New Jersey Pension Lawsuit Piles On Gov. Christie's Rough Week

Lots of states have underfunded pension systems, but New Jersey's ranks near the bottom. Christie's plan to cut pension payments even further is the subject of multiple lawsuits.
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Ladies In The Streets: Before Stonewall, Transgender Uprising Changed Lives

The June 1969 Stonewall riots in New York sparked the gay rights movement. But three years earlier, unrest in San Francisco marked the transgender community's public debut in the rights struggle.
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In Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, There Are No Easy Solutions

After years of recession and rampant tax evasion, the U.S. territory is desperate to renegotiate its $73 billion debt. But it can't declare bankruptcy, and plans to raise taxes face strong resistance.
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From Oakland To Baltimore, Lessons Learned From Cities Of Unrest

Such tragic events offer crucial lessons about policing for other cities. Mainly, they've taught officials the importance of good community relationships and keeping the public informed.
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St. Louis Rams Consider Move To Los Angeles

St. Louis is fighting to keep its NFL team from bolting to Los Angeles. Proponents see an economic benefit to keeping the team, and they fear losing of the Rams will hurt the city's prestige.
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Pedro Martinez On 2004 Red Sox: 'We Were A Laughing Group'

Pitching great Pedro Martinez, who helped end the Boston Red Sox World Series drought, talks about his new memoir Pedro.
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Obama To Nominate Gen. Joseph Dunford As Joint Chiefs Chairman

President Obama said Tuesday he will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's highest-ranking military officer.
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Attorney General Loretta Lynch Visits Baltimore

Attorney General Loretta Lynch traveled to Baltimore Tuesday to meet with the family of Freddie Gray, police, local officials and members of the community.

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