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U.S. Army Takes Unique Approach With New Recruitment Video

It's the new U.S. Army recruiting video, or is it a trailer for a new Hollywood sci-fi movie? Or is it both? NPR takes a look at the new video.
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Opening Statements Begin In Minneapolis ISIS Recruitment Trial

Opening statements began in what is billed as America's largest ISIS recruitment trial. The government says it will offer testimony and secret recordings of the defendants planning to go to Syria and join ISIS. Defense attorneys say their clients were not part of any conspiracy and are being wrongly portrayed as terrorists.
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As 10-Year Deal Nears End, Israel Urges U.S. To Provide More Arms Aid

Israel is the top recipient, by a wide margin, of U.S. foreign military aid. As the current 10-year aid package nears its end, U.S. and Israeli officials are negotiating a new and likely even bigger aid deal. Senators from both parties are prodding the White House to get a "robust" deal done; many have arms industries that will benefit. Critics call it a give away to a prosperous nation that drains spending on the home front.
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ISIS Trial May Offer A Window Into How The Extremist Group Recruits

Three Somali-American men are on trial in Minneapolis for allegedly plotting to join the Islamic State. They are part of a larger case that involves six more young Muslims who already pleaded guilty.
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Methods For Reforming Neo-Nazis Help Fight The Radicalization Of Muslims

To fight radicalization of young Muslims, a German program applies lessons from an unexpected source: reformed neo-Nazis. "There is a commonality between extremist ideologies," says a counselor.
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Watch Live: PBS Presents, 'Armed In America'

PBS explores gun violence in the United States during its two-night Armed In America special, which will include town hall discussions moderated by All Things Considered weekend host Michel Martin.
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U.S. Intelligence Officials Carry On Tradition Of Briefing Presidential Candidates

As the presidential front-runners move closer to the July conventions, they will assume the many trappings of a president, including their very own top-secret briefings. President Truman started the tradition of providing classified briefings to presidential candidates back in 1952. NPR explores how the process will unfold this summer, how much is shared with potential nominees, and the risk of a candidate leaking intelligence secrets.
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Trial To Begin For 3 Somali-Americans Accused Of Planning To Join ISIS

Jury selection starts Monday in this country's largest ISIS recruitment trial to date. Three Somali-Americans face charges in a Minneapolis federal court for allegedly planning to join ISIS in Syria.
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When A Young Child Accidentally Shoots Herself, Who's Responsible?

NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Jean Peters Baker, a Missouri prosecutor who has brought murder charges against the father of a toddler who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Department Of Homeland Security Officer May Be Linked To Deadly Shootings In Maryland

Maryland police say it appears that Eulalio Tordil, who is suspected of killing his wife on Thursday, is connected to two shootings on Friday. Tordil has been taken into custody.

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