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Protesters Pledge To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Over Police Custody Death

Sat, 2015-04-25 10:07

People were gathering for what organizers say will be the largest demonstration to date in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest.

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Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

Sat, 2015-04-25 08:03

At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.

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On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

Sat, 2015-04-25 06:58

Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or their Sherpa porters have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.

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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

Sat, 2015-04-25 05:41

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

Sat, 2015-04-25 05:33

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

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7.8 Quake Hits Nepal, Toppling Buildings, Killing Hundreds

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:54

The powerful temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu and also killed people in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh. Authorities fear the death toll could go much higher.

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Kansas City Royals Break Bad: The Week In Sports

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

The first rounds of NBA and NHL playoffs are in full swing. NPR's Scott Simon gets an update from ESPN.com's Howard Bryant.

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To West Baltimoreans, 'The Largest Gang Is The ... Police'

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

NPR's Scott Simon takes a walk through the neighborhoods of West Baltimore to talk with residents in the wake of Freddie Gray's death in police custody.

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Powerful Quake Hits Nepal; Death Toll Rising

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

An estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday. It's being described as the strongest quake to hit the country in 81 years. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Red Cross spokesman Mark South.

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Gun Control, Vaccines And Science

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was officially sworn in this week. His confirmation was held up for more than a year because of comments he made about gun violence. Murthy talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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Protesters Plan To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

Demonstrations continue in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Grey while in police custody. State troopers have been brought in to help control crowds. Grey will be laid to rest on Monday.

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Patti Reagan: Hinkley Still Capable Of Violence

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

Doctors are recommending that the man who shot President Reagan, be released from a mental hospital. Patti Reagan Davis, the former president's daughter, tells NPR's Scott Simon she disagrees.

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International Guard: How The Vietnam War Changed Guard Service

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

During the war, young men often tried to join the National Guard to avoid being sent overseas. But that war changed the nature of the guard — paving the way for today's deployments abroad.

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Flood Of Desperate Refugees Tests Spaniards' Tolerance

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

Arab and African migrants are landing on Spain's coast in a region with a 34 percent unemployment. That's created friction and prompted a debate about how best to help them.

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Hubble's Other Telescope And The Day It Rocked Our World

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

Amid this week's hoopla celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope, don't forget the clever astronomer for whom the space scope was named. In the 1920s, he changed our sense of ourselves and the universe.

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Rap City: Sweat, Hope & Hip-Hop In Dakar

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:03

Around the world, hip-hop gives a voice to the voiceless. Our photo essay spotlights rappers in Senegal, who shout out their frustrations about living in poverty and their dreams of a better future.

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Invisible For Generations, 'Hidden Armenians' Emerge In Turkey

Sat, 2015-04-25 01:20

Many Armenian Christians were slaughtered by the Ottomans a century ago, but some survivors were taken in by Muslim families. A growing number are now reclaiming their Armenian heritage.

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Invisible For Generations, 'Hidden Armenians' Emerge In Turkey

Sat, 2015-04-25 01:20

Many Armenian Christians were slaughtered by the Ottomans a century ago, but some survivors were taken in by Muslim families. A growing number are now reclaiming their Armenian heritage.

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Pop-Up Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court

Sat, 2015-04-25 01:03

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on same-sex marriage, NPR's legal and political correspondents break down the historic case.

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Strong Earthquake Shakes Kathmandu

Fri, 2015-04-24 23:56

The 7.9 earthquake caused extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings. Dozens of were brought to the main hospital in central Kathmandu. There was no immediate estimate on fatalities.

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