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Jury Awards Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach $7.3 Million

Mike McQueary testified in the defamation case that he had reported seeing another former coach, Jerry Sandusky, abusing a boy. McQueary says he was fired in retaliation for helping investigators.

Roommate Pleads Guilty In Rutgers Suicide Case

Dharun Ravi accepted a plea deal after courts overturned his original conviction. Tyler Clementi killed himself after secret video taken by Ravi of Clementi kissing a man was shown to other students.

Leaders Of Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff Acquitted

The jury found Ammon Bundy and six followers not guilty of illegally occupying a federal wildlife refuge earlier this year and not guilty of conspiracy to commit a crime.

Oregon Occupation Unites Native American Tribes To Save Their Land

In the wake of the Ammon Bundy wildlife refuge trial, Native Americans are refocusing national attention on the ancestral rights their tribes hold to federal lands in the West.

Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.
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LISTEN: BBC Sport's Haydn Parry On Washington's NFL Game In London

In advance of Washington's game in London on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, we talk to Haydn Parry, a output producer for BBC Sport, about Londoners' take on American football.


Colorado Votes On A Ballot Measure To Make It Harder To Pass Ballot Measures

Voters can amend their state's constitution: Think legalization of pot. But some Coloradans say citizen initiatives are out of control, and a well-funded push is underway to raise the bar.

'Washington Post' Reporter Explores How Pop Culture Influences Views Of Police

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.

Police Evict Dakota Pipeline Protesters

Police officers, some of them in riot gear, removed protesters who refused to leave private land in North Dakota where a pipeline is supposed to be built.

Obama Urges A Boost In IT Spending To Secure Federal Computers

Protecting decades-old systems from hackers is like "trying to put air bags into an old car," the government's chief information officer says. The administration proposes $3.1 billion in upgrades.