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Plane Crashes Into Residential Area In Akron, Ohio

Officials confirm at least two people on the small jet died. They'll search for more victims in daylight. The craft hit one residence, and set fire to another. No one on the ground is reported hurt.
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Fourth GOP Debate Presents A Smaller, More Focused Main Event

After a near revolt against the TV networks and debate moderators, Republican candidates are back on stage again — but for the frontrunners, that stage can be a bit smaller.
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Analysis: At The University Of Missouri, An Unlearned Free Speech Lesson

When student protesters confronted journalists, some faculty members seemed to forget about the First Amendment, NPR's David Folkenflik says.
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New York Says Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Are Illegal Gambling Under State Law

The state attorney general says DraftKings and FanDuel "fleece sports fans across the country" and has prohibited them from accepting bets from within New York state.
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Supreme Court Weighs Whether The Government Can Freeze A Defendant's Assets

Sila Luis could not hire a lawyer to defend her in court because her adversaries had succeeded in having her financial assets frozen.
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Push For $15 Minimum Wage Becoming Part Of Presidential Politics

In dozens of cities, low-wage workers, backed by a key union, held demonstrations demanding a minimum wage of $15. They planned to protest in Milwaukee outside the Republican presidential debate.
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A Deep-Rooted History Of Activism Stirs In College Football

When African-American players on the University of Missouri's football team called for a boycott of games, it was the latest moment in a long history of players taking a stand for civil rights.
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In Los Angeles, Piecing Together The Numbers On Police Shootings

Reliable data has been missing from the national debate. That's changing. An analysis by NPR member station KPCC found that from 2010 to 2014, 375 people were shot — and no officers were prosecuted.
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Crews Melt Gum Off Famous Seattle Wall

Using a steam cleaner, workers have begun to melt an estimated 1 million pieces of gum off the brick wall near Pike Place Market.
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Activists In Raqqa, Syria, Use Social Media To Document ISIS Violence

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the director and co-founder of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a group of activists who use social media to document atrocities committed by ISIS.

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