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Can Arizona Demand Voters' Proof Of Citizenship?

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments about an Arizona law that requires voters to prove their citizenship before registering. Host Michel Martin discusses that and other voting rights cases with Hans Von Spakovsky of conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation, and Spencer Overton of George Washington Law.
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Breast-feeding Mothers Living In First Food Deserts

Most people are aware of the positive effects of breast-feeding. But in many areas of the country, breast-feeding is not the cultural norm, and there's little support available for mothers. Host Michel Martin talks with Kimberly Seals Allers, the co-author of a new report on so-called "first food deserts," and a nursing mother, Areti Gourzis.
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Two Steubenville Girls Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Rape Victim

The teenagers allegedly posted threats on Twitter and Facebook. The victim was raped by two high school football players — a crime that drew national and international attention after photos and messages put online by the attackers sparked outrage.
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Former Student Planned To Stage Attack At Central Florida University

Police say James Seevakumaran left behind notes about what he hoped to do. But he took his own life instead. A roommate's 911 call and the arrival of police on the scene may have combined to avert a tragedy.
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Broncos Cut Player After Missed Contract Deadline

Denver Broncos player Elvis Dumervil agreed to a pay cut but he sent his contract six minutes late. Rather than let a higher pay rate take effect, the Broncos cut him. The player's agent — now fired — says there was a last minute negotiation. Then Dumervil lost time finding a Kinko's to fax his contract.
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U.S. Families Forced To Adjust To Women Going Off To War

In today's military, there's a chance that it's the wife and mother who heads off to war, not the husband. That role reversal poses challenges to families and society.
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Tracking A $500 Million Art Heist From 23 Years Ago

The FBI is seeking information in what is the largest property crime case in history. In 1990, thieves dressed as police officers made off with 13 art pieces valued at up to $500 million. They included two Rembrandt oil paintings.
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RNC Election Report Calls For Minority Outreach, Primary Changes

The Republican Party has issued a blistering assessment of why it lost the 2012 election. Focused groups described the party as narrow minded and out of touch. The report recommended many changes to become competitive again.

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