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Nostalgia For What's Been Lost Since 'Brown V. Board'

No one wants to return to the system of American apartheid. Public education, with its glaring inequities, is a reminder of all the work left undone.
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Tech Week: The Right To Be Forgotten And The Open Internet

In this week's roundup, a European court says private citizens will be able to get Google to remove certain search results. And, a look at what's next for the FCC's Internet regulations.
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Arkansas Supreme Court Suspends Ruling Allowing Gay Marriage

In an on again, off again, legal tussle, the high court granted a request from the state's attorney general to put the issuing of licenses on hold.
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What's To Blame For California's Early Fire Season?

John Laird, the secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, discusses how to fight fires differently, as well as the role climate change may play in the frequency of fires in California.
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Week In Politics: Karl Rove, Eric Shinseki And A Slew Of Primaries

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the kerfuffle over Karl Rove's remarks on Hillary Clinton's health, the upcoming primaries in six states, the death of Watergate conspirator Jeb Magruder and the continuing tensions surrounding Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.
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Feds Slap GM With $35 Million Penalty For Safety Law Violations

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that General Motors has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. government, a response to how the company handled its ignition switch recall. As part of the agreement, GM will pay a record penalty of $35 million.
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Amid Raging Wildfires, Southern Californians Find Blaze On Doorstep

Wildfires are burning in California's San Diego County. Megan Burks of KPBS says that one person has been killed in the blaze, and high temperatures are frustrating containment efforts.
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Segregation: Six Decades Dead In Court, But Still Alive In Many Schools

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, black and white children still attend segregated schools in many parts of the country. Majority black schools are less likely to have good teachers, and kids there are more likely to be poor. That, experts say, is the single biggest obstacle to their academic success.
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A Role Reversal In Pennsylvania's Race For Governor

GOP Gov. Tom Corbett is using a populist attack against Tom Wolf, the businessman who is leading the Democratic field in the May 20 primary.
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Watergate Conspirator Jeb Stuart Magruder Dies At 79

As President Nixon's deputy campaign committee head, Magruder helped authorize the unsuccessful break in of the Democratic National Committee's headquarters on June 17, 1972.

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