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Richard Martinez made national news when he railed against politicians. Earlier this month, he made good on his promise to meet with the shooter's dad to talk about how they could make things better.
June 16, 2014
A new HBO drama, God Save Texas, is set to take the chaos and color of the Texas political scene to the small screen.
June 16, 2014
The defendants were accused of planning an October attack in which a car plowed into a crowd near the Forbidden City and then burst into flames.
June 16, 2014
A San Francisco Giants fan snatched the homer on Father's Day while holding his 1-year-old son. One day earlier, another Giants fan caught a foul ball while also holding a child.
June 16, 2014
Strokes come in two varieties, and drugs that treat one type can be deadly for the other. An experimental device could help get the right treatment to patients while they're still in ambulances.
June 16, 2014
The Army appointed Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl to investigate facts and circumstances involving Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban. The team won't interrogate Bergdahl in the near future.
June 16, 2014
Andy Marra writes passionate essays about her experiences as a transgender woman. For the regular segment 'In Your Ear,' she shares some of the jams that help get her thoughts on paper.
June 16, 2014
Law professor Randall Kennedy's memories of the Jim Crow South include his mother packing food to avoid stopping on long trips. He says the symbolism of these little moments is still important today.
June 16, 2014
When singer R. Kelly's teenager revealed himself as a transgender boy, the blogosphere erupted. Writer and activist Janet Mock discusses the do's and don'ts of writing about transgender minors.
June 16, 2014
President Obama is promoting new initiatives to improve education for Native American students. Ahniwake Rose, executive director of the National Indian Education Association, has the details.
June 16, 2014
As the violence in Iraq begins to close in on Baghdad, host Michel Martin learns more about the conflict from The Wall Street Journal's Farnaz Fassihi, and former U.S. interpreter Tariq Abu Khumra.
June 16, 2014
Ghana has booted the U.S. team from the past two World Cups. The game in the Brazilian city of Natal is a critical one for the Americans to have any hope advancing out of Group G.
June 16, 2014
What if you could turn your finger into a paintbrush and, in real time, draw anything on any surface (even in the air), then turn your creation into a moving figure? No, don't imagine. Watch this.
June 16, 2014
Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.
June 16, 2014
Gwynn, known as "Mr. Padre," flirted with a .400 batting average in 1994. Over his career, he earned eight National League batting titles and had 3,141 career hits. He was 54 years old.
June 16, 2014
The Arlington, County, Va., Board voted unanimously to approve the plan to demolish two buildings that stand atop the garage where secrets related to the Watergate scandal were revealed.
June 16, 2014
The government blamed al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida linked terror group, which also claimed responsibility for an attack at a mall that killed 67.
June 16, 2014
An online bachelor's degree from Arizona State University for every barista.
June 16, 2014
The racing legend left a French hospital for one in Switzerland where he will continue his rehabilitation. A skiing accident in December left Schumacher in a coma.
June 16, 2014
Russia announced the move after the two sides failed to come to an agreement over the price of natural gas.
June 16, 2014

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