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Evidence Sheds Light On Trayvon Martin Shooting

Florida prosecutors have released hundreds of documents, recordings and pictures related to the George Zimmerman trial. Zimmerman is the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed Trayvon Martin after the two scuffled.
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Son Fulfills Dream That Racism Denied His Mother

Friday, Terry Walls is graduating from the same university that rejected his mother because of the color of her skin. Mary Jean Price Walls hadn't spoken about her application to Missouri State University in six decades, until her son uncovered letters in university archives.
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U.S. Serves Up New Food Security Effort In Africa

As President Obama hosts leaders of the Group of Eight, he's announcing a major initiative to boost investments in rural Africa. The program aims to lift millions out of poverty and will include several billion dollars in investments from private companies.
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Bike To Work Day: Your Photos, And Riding Advice From Grant Petersen

For many people, Bike to Work Day is a reason to put air in their bike's tires and see if the chain is too rusty to get them to work. For Grant Petersen, it's just another day — he's been riding his bike to work for three decades.
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Love At First Punch: Still Going Strong After 75 Years

Van Harris and his wife, Shirley, grew up in the same Brooklyn neighborhood, about a block from each other. During a visit to StoryCorps, Van recalled the day he first noticed Shirley: "She was about 10 years old, and she was beating up a couple of guys. ... I said, 'Geez, I'd like to meet a girl like that.' "
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Clemens' Former Trainer Admits Changing Testimony

The prosecution's star witness underwent a withering cross-examination on Thursday at Roger Clemens' perjury trial. Brian McNamee is the only person with firsthand evidence that contradicts the baseball-pitching ace, but is he a believable witness?
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New Documents Released In Trayvon Martin Case

Documents have been released in the investigation of George Zimmerman's shooting of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain, shot Martin, an unarmed teen. He's claiming self-defense. Robert Siegel talks to Greg Allen.
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Same-Sex Parents Lobby Congress For Equal Rights

Dozens of same-sex families descended on Capitol Hill on Thursday to ask Congress for a break. They shared their stories of not being recognized as legal parents — or legal families — in hopes that lawmakers would feel their own views on same-sex rights evolve, just like Obama's did.

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