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Read The Most Important Bits From NYC's Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

The federal judge in New York City's closely watched stop-and-frisk trial issued a pointed ruling that alluded to police whistle-blowers, academic research and the Trayvon Martin case.
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Star-Making Turn As Newark Mayor Launches Booker Toward D.C.

The man, the myth, the media machine that is Cory Booker added another entry to his heat-seeking resume Tuesday. He crushed his Democratic opponents in a special primary election for the U.S. Senate seat that was left open when Frank Lautenberg died.
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Would Some Marriages Be Better If Couples Signed 'Wedleases'?

Lawyer Paul Rampell thinks too many couples treat getting married like they're going steady. Signing a renewable lease, he suggests, would make more sense for some.
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Stop-And-Frisk: Smart Policing Or Violation Of Rights?

A federal judge says New York City's stop-and-frisk policies have violated the rights of thousands of people. Guest Host Celeste Headlee discusses the ruling with Scott Burns of the National District Attorneys Association and criminal justice professor Delores Jones-Brown.
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Stop-And-Frisk: 'I Remember Feeling Helpless'

Nicholas Peart was a plaintiff in a New York City stop-and-frisk lawsuit. He spoke with the StoryCorps project about being stopped and frisked by the police, while he was out celebrating his 18th birthday.
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Explaining Health Care Exchanges

If health care exchanges have you confused, you're not alone. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to health reporter Mary Agnes Carey about the next phase of the Affordable Care Act.
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Why Not Take That Marriage Out For A Test Ride?

With so many marriages ending in divorce today, some people wonder if the legal definition of marriage needs updating. One lawyer, Paul Rampell, says maybe it's time to consider 'leasing' your marriage - with the option to renew. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Rampell about his idea.
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Child Safety: Stranger Danger Warning Needs Updating

'Stranger Danger' used to be the mantra parents taught their kids to keep them safe. But now we're learning that strangers aren't the main problem - children are usually harmed by people they already know. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks child safety with a roundtable of experts and parents.
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Federal Court Says U.S. Must Complete Yucca Mountain Review

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission stopped its review process when the Obama administration ditched the project. The court ruled the move was illegal.
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'Rat-A-Tat Whitey!' Bulger Trial's Most Memorable Moments

From dramatic farewells to stomach-turning testimony to a would-be witness who turned up dead, the trial of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was something else. The mobster was convicted of 11 murders and multiple counts of extortion and money laundering

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