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Days After Riots, Baltimore Orioles Played With No Fans Present

The Baltimore Orioles played the Chicago White Sox Wednesday with no fans present. The Orioles moved the game time up in order to comply with the city's curfew in the wake of riots.
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Wall Street Journal: FBI Facilitated Ransom Payment For Weinstein

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Adam Entous, a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, about his report on the FBI's role in arranging a ransom to al-Qaida to help free hostage Warren Weinstein.
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SEC Proposes New Rules For Linking Executive Pay With Firm Performance

The Securities and Exchange Commission introduced new rules Wednesday that will make it easier for shareholders to link executive pay with a firm's financial performance.
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Baltimore City Council President: 'I Don't Condone' Rioting, Looting

NPR's Melissa Block speaks to Bernard C. "Jack" Young, Baltimore City Council president, about his response to the violence this week and whether the city can bring back destroyed businesses.
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Rapper Wale Holds Town Hall With Baltimore High School Students

Students in Baltimore were back in class Wednesday where administrators turned the riots and looting from Monday into a teachable moment. The rapper Wale visited Frederick Douglass High School and held an informal town hall with students in the school library.
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When You Make Kids' Meals Healthier By Default, They Still Eat 'Em Up

When a restaurant chain revamped its kids' menu, making items like strawberries and salad the default sides instead of fries, it improved the healthfulness of meals ordered — by a lot, a study finds.
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Ohio Kidnapping Survivors Recount Captivity, Escape From Horror

In 2013, three young women who had vanished years earlier escaped from a house where they had been held captive. Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, along with writer Mary Jordan, discuss their new memoir.
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Report: FBI Vetted Middleman In Ransom Payment For U.S. Hostage

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the family of Warren Weinstein paid $250,000 to his captors after the FBI helped facilitate the payment. Weinstein was killed in a U.S. drone strike.
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Japan's Prime Minister Makes Historic Address To Congress

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out his vision of increasing ties with the U.S., and expressed his remorse over Japan's wartime atrocities.
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2016 Race Collides With Baltimore Unrest

Hillary Clinton told an audience in New York the criminal justice system is "out of balance" and Rand Paul attributed the violence to "the lack of a sort of moral code in our society."

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