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Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of Boston Bombing Suspect

The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins on Monday, and some 1,200 prospective jurors have been summoned. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Milton Valencia of the Boston Globe.
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NYPD Officer's Funeral Binds Diversity In Culture And Opinion

NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu is being laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with WNYC's Stephen Nessen from the scene about what mourners are saying.
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ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

The longtime host of SportsCenter was famous for his enthusiasm and the bevy of catchphrases he mined for his commentary.
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NYPD's Wenjian Liu, Killed In Dec. Shooting, Is Laid To Rest

Some of the thousands who attended the ceremony to honor the officer shot on Dec. 20 turned their backs as a gesture of disrespect for Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke.
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Attracted To Men, Pastor Feels Called To Marriage With A Woman

Allan Edwards is attracted to men, but his faith conflicts with homosexuality, so he doesn't act on it or identify as gay. Instead, he's married, starting a family and staying true to his beliefs.
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North Korea: New Sanctions Prove U.S. 'Inveterate Repugnancy'

The statement by an unnamed foreign ministry official in Pyongyang comes two days after President Obama slapped new sanctions on the hard-line regime.
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New York Prepares For Slain Officer's Funeral

NYPD officer Wenjian Liu will be laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. Cops from around the U.S. will attend, and questions remain about how they'll greet Mayor de Blasio.
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Border Businesses Lose Bank Accounts Amid Money Laundering Fears

Some U.S. banks are closing the accounts of certain businesses along the Mexican side of the border. It's part of an effort to stay in line with anti-money laundering regulations.
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CDC Recommends Antiviral Drugs For At-Risk Patients

If you think the flu season is especially bad, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you're right. He tells NPR's Rachel Martin why taking antivirals are a good idea.
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Newark's New Mayor Proves His Crime-Fighting Powers Early

Since his election, Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras Baraka has tried some unusual tactics to battle crime. He says that's just a small step in a very long effort to make Newark a safer place to live.

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