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Taking On Racial Profiling With Data

A year ago, Phillip Atiba Goff, president of UCLA's Center for Policing Equity, started working with police departments to build a database on racial profiling. NPR's Arun Rath talks with him about its progress.
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At Dodgers Stadium, Marines Put Boots On The Ground

This week, the Marines are practicing urban combat training exercises in downtown Los Angeles. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Col. Vance Cryer of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit about what they're doing.
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Cheney On Harsh Interrogation: 'I'd Do It Again In A Minute'

The former vice president doubled down on his defense of the Bush administration's use of such techniques, calling the Senate's recent report "seriously flawed."
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A For-Profit College Tries The Charter School Market

ITT Technical Institute sought to open high schools around the country, but it's meeting resistance.
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Geminid Meteor Showers Light Up Both Hemispheres

Pieces of gravel and dust from a "rock comet" called 3200 Phaethon are still shooting across the sky, dazzling the Earthlings below.
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Prosecutor Releases More Documents Related To Ferguson Shooting

Among the 23 new documents released is an interview by police of Dorian Johnson, the young man who was with Michael Brown on the day he was killed by officer Darren Wilson.
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Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about the rare Saturday session.
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Two Views Of The CIA's 'Enhanced' Interrogations

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Tuesday on the interrogation techniques used by the CIA after 9/11. The report has elicited a number of sharply differing perspectives.
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Protesters Of Police Violence Divided By Generation

Among the thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest the police killings of unarmed black men on Saturday was a generational divide that sometimes became contentious.
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A Mugging, A Marriage, A Movie: A Century Of Bus Rides

Greyhound turned 100 this year. To celebrate, Weekend Edition listeners share their most memorable bus journeys. Some are bumpy, some are smelly and some are just downright scary.

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