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Tampa Bay Vetted Jameis Winston Before Choosing Him As No. 1 Draft Pick

NPR's Melissa Block talks with ESPN's Jane McManus about Winston's off-the-field problems, including being accused of sexual assault during his freshman season at Florida State.
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Christie Staffer Pleads Guilty For Role In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

David Wildstein, Gov. Chris Christie's top staffer at the Port Authority, admitted to his role in orchestrating lane closures on the George Washington Bridge as political payback.
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Ben E. King, Soul Singer Best Known For 'Stand By Me,' Dies

Ben E. King, best known for the classic soul song "Stand By Me," has died at 76.
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Week In Politics: Protests In Baltimore

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the protests in Baltimore.
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Ahead Of The Kentucky Derby, 5 Absurd Rules For Naming Racehorses

"Ocho Ocho Ocho" made it through the name-approval process, but "Preakness Princess" never would.
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'Into The Wild' Author Tries Science To Solve Toxic Seed Mystery

Jon Krakauer has long been haunted by how Christopher McCandless died in the Alaskan wilderness. In a scientific journal, he and a chemist show that the seeds McCandless consumed can contain a toxin.
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Reaction To Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby's Remarks

On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
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Urine For A Surprise: Your Pee Might Reveal Your Risk For Obesity

There are clues about your activity level and metabolism in urine. Researchers hope to one day predict obesity risk by tracking the different levels and ratios of certain molecules in pee.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Unveils Home Battery; Is $3,000 Cheap Enough?

With a sleek surface and a depth of only about 7 inches, the Powerwall can be mounted on a garage wall or another surface, indoors or outside.
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Baltimore Mayor: 'No One Is Above The Law In Our City'

As Stephanie Rawlings-Blake spoke, people in west Baltimore celebrated. The mayor also instructed her police chief to suspend all officers facing felony charges.

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