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Zimmerman Acquitted Of Murder Charges

George Zimmerman was allowed to leave the courtroom Saturday night a free man. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin updates the story.

Zimmerman Verdict Sparks Disbelief

Demonstrators outside the courthouse in Sanford, Fla., were stunned by the six-person jury's decision to acquit George Zimmerman of any charges in the death of Trayvon Martin.

Untangling The Legal Issues In The Zimmerman Case

Prosecutors had trouble proving George Zimmerman's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Host Rachel Martin talks to Kenneth Nunn, a University of Florida law professor, about the legal issues in the Zimmerman case.

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

In the courtroom, George Zimmerman was released and his GPS monitor cut off. Host Rachel Martin explains the verdict and reaction.

NAACP Calls For Federal Action

The NAACP is asking the Justice Department to file civil rights charges in the Zimmerman case. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous.

Patrolling Border, Sheriff Sees Immigrants' 'Determination'

Tony Estrada is the sheriff of Santa Cruz County, Ariz., a poor region along the border with Mexico. Estrada does not condone illegal immigration, but he says many of those who cross illegally "have nothing that will ever give them the opportunity to get a visa or a permit."

With Fla. Verdict, Is Protective Clothing Still Required?

Many black parents are agonizing about what Saturday's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case means for their children. They still worry about whether their kids go to the mall "church-ready" or leave the house with their pants on their hips.

Homemade Bitters Put The Local Bite Back Into Cocktails

From Prohibition until just a few years ago, almost every bartender in the country relied on just one brand of bitters. But now some are rediscovering old recipes for these bittersweet infusions.

Despite Repeated Tries, Afghan Peace Efforts Still Sputter

The latest effort, like others before it, has gone nowhere. With American combat troops planning to leave by the end of next year, the opportunities for peace talks are dwindling.

Judge To Zimmerman: 'You Have No Further Business With The Court'

Saturday night's acquittal of George Zimmerman is reigniting conversations that began with the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The case has sparked debates on race, profiling and Stand Your Ground laws.