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Why Is The FBI Investigating A California Police Department?

The FBI have been called in to investigate alleged extensive police wrong-doing in Calexico, a California police department. NPR's Arun Rath talks with reporter Jill Replogle, who has been covering the story.
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Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage Later This Year

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the issue of same-sex marriage, again. This time, it will determine whether states have the right to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
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Justice Department To Halt Seizure Of Assets

On Friday, the Justice Department announced they were all but ending the practice of police seizing the assets of suspects. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Robert O'Harrow of The Washington Post.
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Traveling To Cuba Getting Easier, But Expect Turbulence On The Way

Miami businesses expect an upsurge in trade and travel to Cuba under new rules, but travel for tourism is still prohibited and the island has only a limited number of hotel rooms.
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As Cities Push For Their Own Broadband, Cable Firms Say Not So Fast

Some U.S. cities are bypassing private Internet providers and creating their own, faster networks. But laws in 19 states impede those efforts, and some cities want the FCC to get involved.
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United Noshes: Dinner Party Aims To Eat Its Way Through Global Cuisine

A couple is cooking its way through meals from all 193 members of the United Nations. The series of dinner parties for friends and strangers is also a fundraiser and way to foster global connections.
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Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court announced Friday it would hear appeals this term from four circuit courts that ruled on gay marriage last year. NPR's Nina Totenberg and Scott Simon discuss the implications.
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Do You Harp A Slib Of The Ling? One Small Town's Opaque Language

Tiny Boonville, Calif., is known for a few things. Its wineries, its tight-knit community, and its very own language. Boontling was created in the late 1800s as a way to gossip covertly.
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Europe's Massive Task: Tracking Extremists By The Thousands

Police in Western Europe have rounded up suspected terrorists this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Raffaello Pantucci of the Royal United Services Institute about how countries track extremists.
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An Early Lineup Emerges For 2016 Presidential Race

The 2016 Republican presidential field is getting crowded. Is the Democratic field already filled by one candidate? NPR's Scott Simon talks presidential politics with politics editor Ron Elving.

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