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'Oh My Jesus!': Gun Violence Interview Gets Up-Close Example

An interview about guns in Chicago was derailed Wednesday when a burst of gunfire erupted down the street from where NPR's David Schaper was talking with a community activist.
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Judge Halts Ohio Executions, Citing Drug Controversy

A federal judge has put Ohio's next two scheduled executions on hold, months after an inmate took more than 20 minutes to die in an execution in the state.
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NPR Reporter Witnesses One Of Chicago's Latest Shootings

Gun violence in Chicago is so common in some neighborhoods that the daily reports of shootings can seem like little more than numbers. Our reporter saw the dangers of Chicago's South Side firsthand.
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50 Cent's Pitch: Just A Bit Outside

Rapper 50 Cent's first pitch at a Met's game Tuesday night joins other ceremonial pitches that could be considered an embarrassment. Video shows his pitch going far left of the catcher.
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Dallas Man Orders World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink

The Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino is valued at $54.75. It has 60 shots of espresso.
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Library Of Congress Searches For Missing Jefferson Books

Staffers at the Library of Congress have been looking for 250 books that belonged to Thomas Jefferson. He gave these books and several thousand more to start the library more than 200 years ago.
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Obama On Limitations He Faces In A Complicated World

In his commencement address at West Point, President Obama laid out a range of goals. In an interview with Steve Inskeep, Obama discusses how he thinks he can use the time that he has left in office.
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On VA Scandal, No Partisan Divide, Just Universal Outrage

Anger is a widespread reaction in Washington as systemic problems in the veterans health care system come to light. But there's disagreement among politicians and veterans on how to fix the problems.
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Transcript And Audio: President Obama's Full NPR Interview

NPR's Steve Inskeep interviewed President Obama on Wednesday about foreign policy, including his approaches to Syria, Ukraine and China, as well as his effort to close Guantanamo Bay prison.

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More Diplomacy, Fewer Military Missions: 5 Obama Statements Explained

In a wide-ranging interview with NPR, the president says U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century should focus on diplomacy and counterterrorism rather than large-scale military operations.

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