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A police officer fired on 12-year-old Tamir Rice because they mistook a replica gun for a real one. A family friend asked why police couldn't have used less lethal force.
November 24, 2014
As an organized sector, the tech industry did not applaud President Obama's executive action on immigration; and the future of the joint campaign for a comprehensive bill is unclear.
November 24, 2014
The Marine Corps have begun a year-long experiment to decide if women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
November 24, 2014
Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.
November 24, 2014
Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
November 24, 2014
The two sides have been trying to hammer out a historic accord curbing Iran's nuclear programs, but with less than 24 hours before a self-imposed deadline, there is still no news of a deal.
November 23, 2014
Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.
November 23, 2014
In this installment of our semi-regular Word Watch series, we look at a popular term for the practice of never being on time.
November 23, 2014
By Monday, Buffalo could see a high temperature of 60. Authorities warned that the quickly-melting snowpack could cause some serious flooding.
November 23, 2014
The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.
November 23, 2014
Police say they asked the boy to put his hands up, instead he reached for his waist-band and one officer shot twice. The boy died at the hospital.
November 23, 2014
Tunisia's revolution is important because it set off the greater Arab Spring. Today, it marked a milestone, a Tunisians cast ballots for their next head of state.
November 23, 2014
Unlike Charlie Brown, the residents of Reading didn't see beauty in a 50-foot spruce with few branches and an unseemly shape.
November 23, 2014
Religious leaders await a grand jury's decision in St. Louis. Many faith leaders there have been deeply involved with demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
November 23, 2014
Vice President Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on strengthening the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with the threat of the so-called Islamic State.
November 23, 2014
The Marine Corps is running a test to see if women can serve in ground combat. "A lot of people think that we can't do it," says one Marine who's trying to make the cut. "I don't think the same."
November 23, 2014
In the face of natural disasters and disease, there are always people who step forward to help. Their brains may tell why. This story originally aired on Sept. 22 on Morning Edition.
November 23, 2014
New York's MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR's Rachel Martin gets dos and don'ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes Gothamist.com's Ask A Native New Yorker column.
November 23, 2014
The deal that lifted some economic sanctions in return for inspections of Iran's nuclear program expires Monday. Intense negotiations are underway this weekend to reach a more permanent agreement.
November 23, 2014
In 2011, thousands of Tunisians called for an end to dictatorship. Now the country will hold its first democratic presidential election. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to journalist Naveena Kottoor.
November 23, 2014

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