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Commentary
3:25 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

The Racially Charged Meaning Behind The Word 'Thug'

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 2:47 pm

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A certain five-letter word has been used repeatedly over the last few days.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

MAYOR STEPHANIE RAWLINGS-BLAKE: ...The thugs who only want to incite violence...

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Sports
3:25 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Clothing Designer Helps NFL Prospects Suit Up For The Draft

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 6:19 pm

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Space
2:27 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

NASA Spacecraft Crashes Into Mercury, Concluding 4-Year Study Of Planet

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 6:19 pm

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Law
2:27 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Baltimore Police Conclude Investigation Into Freddie Gray's Death

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 6:19 pm

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National Security
2:27 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

House Judiciary Committee Passes Bill To Limit NSA Spying

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 6:19 pm

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It's All Politics
5:05 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

It's Sotomayor V. Roberts In Supreme Court Death Penalty Drama

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor grilled lawyers arguing the constitutionality of new lethal-injection cocktails.
Win McNamee Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 5:13 pm

Lethal injection was the grim subject before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday. Specifically at issue: whether the drug combinations currently used to execute convicted murderers in some states are unconstitutionally cruel.

The issue comes to the court after three botched executions over the past year.

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Goats and Soda
5:05 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Israeli Dads Welcome Surrogate-Born Baby In Nepal On Earthquake Day

Now this is an international baby: Born to a surrogate mom in Nepal (who was implanted with an egg from a South African donor) and now living in Israel with his parents, Amir Vogel Greengold (left) and Gilad Greengold.
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Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 10:19 pm

The sperm came from Israel. It was frozen and flown to Thailand, where a South African egg donor awaited. After the egg was fertilized, the embryo traveled to Nepal and was implanted in the Indian woman who agreed to serve as the surrogate mother.

And roughly nine months later, there was a big, bouncing earthquake.

The world of international surrogacy is ... pretty complicated.

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Sports
4:01 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Floyd Mayweather's Brash Style Has Split Fan Loyalties

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 5:05 pm

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Games & Humor
4:01 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Palindrome Champ Sees The World Backwards And Forwards

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 5:05 pm

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Mark Saltveit sees the world backwards and forwards. He's got to. He is a competitive palindromist - that is, he's won a contest creating a sentence that read the same from either end. Mr. Saltveit, what was that sentence?

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Planet Money
2:58 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Casinos Switch Out Slot Machines For Games Of Skill

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 6:17 pm

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