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FBI Is Giving Up On Solving The Mystery Of D.B. Cooper

The FBI says it is giving up on the D.B. Cooper investigation, 45 years after the mysterious hijacker parachuted into the night with $200,000 in a briefcase, becoming an instant folk figure.

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Obama At Dallas Memorial: 'We're Not As Divided As We Seem'

Four of the murdered officers served with the Dallas Police Department and the fifth with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit police. They ranged in age from 32 to 55.

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2 Bailiffs Shot To Death At A Southwestern Michigan Courthouse

In St. Joseph, Berrien County, a deputy sheriff and bystander were wounded. The gunman was also shot and killed.
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New Hampshire Library Defends Use Of Online Anonymity Software

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews librarian Chuck McAndrew about using Tor — software that allows users to search the web without revealing their identity or location — in the New Hampshire library system.
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More Than 200 People Arrested At Protests In Louisiana And Minnesota

Protesters gathered around the country Saturday. And while the demonstrations were largely peaceful, tensions erupted in Minnesota and Louisiana.
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Black Gun Owners Have Conflicting Feelings After Dallas Shooting Of 5 Police Officers

African Americans have always kept guns for self defense. The recent shootings in Dallas, and the killings of young black men by police, are once again raising questions about who should own guns.
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Will Dallas Ambush Push Republicans To Act On Gun Control Legislation?

Following the murder of five Dallas police officers, Democrats are again calling for gun control legislation. Rachel Martin speaks to Rep. John Lewis, who led the Congressional sit-in last month.
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Embracing President's Policing Task Force Recommendations Is A Work In Progress

In 2015, the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing recommended many reforms. Laurie Robinson, who co-chaired that task force tells Rachel Martin that reform requires long-term commitment.
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Matt Lewis: Smartphone Era Challenges Americans' Established Perceptions On Race And Policing

What does it take to change your perception of people or an institution? NPR's Rachel Martin talks with columnist Matt Lewis about how the smartphone era has altered how he now views the police.
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The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 8: No Words

It's hard to figure out what to say after this week's horrific violence, which began with two viral videos of police shooting black men and ended with a deadly attack by a gunman on police officers.

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