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A Broken City: Remembering The L.A. Riots

Twenty years later, first-person accounts of the Los Angeles riots from Angelenos Titus Murphy, Ted Soqui and Rhonda Mitchell, who first told their stories to L.A. Magazine.
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New Hazard On The Horizon: Amateur Storm Chasers

Emergency responders are running headlong into a growing phenomenon: roads bottled up by swarms of tornado chasers.
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Chinese Activist's Escape Quickens A Quiet Diplomacy

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is believed to be under U.S. protection in Beijing. His escape puts both China and the U.S. in a tricky diplomatic bind, with no easy answers.
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The L.A. Riots, As A Neighbor Remembers It

Twenty years ago Sunday, Los Angeles erupted into destructive riots after the verdict in the Rodney King trial. The violence lasted six days and left more than 50 dead and over $1 billion in damage. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates remembers; she lived in the one of the neighborhoods that went up in flames.
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Obama Said WHAT? At The Correspondents' Dinner?

Politicians, journalists and celebrities gathered in Washington, D.C., Saturday night for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Guest host David Greene chats with veteran White House correspondent and SiriusXM host Julie Mason for a wrap-up of the night's festivities.
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In Hockey Playoffs, A Question Of Fairness

Guest host David Greene talks with NPR sports correspondent Mike Pesca about his sports idea for the week, plus a little something out of left field.
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Japanese Leader To Make Rare White House Visit

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda meets with President Obama in Washington on Monday. It's been more than three years since a Japanese head of state attended a summit at the White House. Lucy Craft explains why.
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National Guard Members' Next Battle: The Job Hunt

As more soldiers return to civilian life, a civilian job may not be there waiting. Service members with the National Guard have the extra challenge of convincing employers to hire them when they may be called to active duty for a year or more. There are laws to protect them, but it's hard to prove discrimination.

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