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Digital Life
6:47 am
Sat March 7, 2015

U.S. Aims To Speed Up The Internet For The Disabled

Originally published on Sat March 7, 2015 8:29 am

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Television
6:25 am
Sat March 7, 2015

BBC's 'Line Of Duty' Stars Play The Cops That Other Cops Detest

Originally published on Sat March 7, 2015 8:29 am

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History
6:25 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Teaching The Grim Reality Of The Donner Party

Originally published on Sat March 7, 2015 8:29 am

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Sports
6:25 am
Sat March 7, 2015

NCAA Sanctions Syracuse Coach: The Week In Sports

Originally published on Sat March 7, 2015 8:29 am

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And it's time for sports.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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Remembrances
6:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Nimoy Is Gone, But Mr. Spock WIll Live Forever

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:40 am

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Author Interviews
6:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

'The Sellout' Is A Profane Riff On Race And Culture

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:40 am

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Television
6:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Ex-'Weekend Edition' Producer Tight-Lipped On Her 'Jeopardy!' Appearance

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:40 am

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Europe
6:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Tiny Hungarian Village Puts Itself Up For Hire

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:40 am

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Law
8:18 am
Sat February 21, 2015

Police Are Learning To Accept Civilian Oversight, But Distrust Lingers

Late last month, a scuffle cut short a St. Louis Board of Aldermen meeting where a committee was to discuss a proposed civilian review board for the city's police force.
Robert Cohen Courtesy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Originally published on Sun February 22, 2015 11:48 pm

Late last month, during a meeting of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, a shoving match broke out among members of the public — some of them off-duty police officers.

The cause of the tension was a proposal to create a new civilian oversight authority for the police. Advocates of police reform like civilian oversight, but police officers say the boards are often politicized and unfair to them.

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The Two-Way
7:20 am
Sat February 21, 2015

There's A Reason We Say 'Self-Declared Islamic State'

Fighters from the self-declared Islamic State parade through Raqqa, Syria, in June 2014.
Raqqa Media Center AP

Originally published on Mon February 23, 2015 12:14 pm

Eight months after a notorious group of fighters in Iraq and Syria became regular characters in the news, NPR still begins most of its reports with words such as these:

-- "Self-declared Islamic State."

-- "Self-proclaimed Islamic State."

-- "The group that calls itself the Islamic State."

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