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Why Only Utah Is Trying To Track And Limit SWAT-Style Tactics 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:16:00 -0400 
    For all the talk of police militarization, no reliable statistics exist on the number of raids by SWAT or other heavily armed tactical teams. There are no federal or state tallies — except in Utah.


Through Soccer, Teen Migrants Rebuild Lives And Meet Pope Francis 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:16:00 -0400 
    During his U.S. visit in September, the pope is set to meet with unaccompanied minors from Central America who have formed a youth soccer team co-sponsored by New York's Catholic Charities.


The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:03:00 -0400 
    The GOP's post-mortem in the wake of the 2012 election suggested the party needed to appeal to Latinos. But, the current immigration conversation sparked by Donald Trump could threaten that goal.


To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:03:00 -0400 
    Doctors and parents often miss the signs of female athlete triad syndrome — low energy, low bone density and irregular menstruation in an otherwise healthy-looking girl or teen.


How Are U.N. Climate Talks Like A Middle School? Cliques Rule 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:02:00 -0400 
    Tiny island nations, Latin American developing countries, and even non-joiners like Switzerland have all found more power and influence in climate negotiations after forming or joining a group.


For High Court's First Black Justice, Road To Confirmation Wasn't Simple 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:28:17 -0400 
    It's been 48 years since Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as the first black Supreme Court justice. Author Wil Haygood talks about the fight for that confirmation and how it shaped American history.


For This Mom, A Son's First Step On Campus Took Years Of Twists And Turns 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:20:00 -0400 
    College freshmen across the U.S. are settling in on campus, a time that can be very unsettling for parents. One mother's shares her story of pride, hope and concern as her eldest son starts college.


Donald Trump, Loyalty Pledges And The State Of The Race In 2016 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:09:00 -0400 
    NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro joins Arun Rath to recap the latest developments with the 2016 presidential hopefuls.


Obama Gets One More Vote Closer To 'Yes' On Iran Deal 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:37:00 -0400 
    Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced he's backing the Iran deal despite "significant shortcomings." It brings Obama within three votes of sustaining a veto against congressional disapproval.


As Democrats Grow Nervous, Clinton Tries To Appeal To Party Leaders 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:14:00 -0400 
    Hillary Clinton tried to rally important Democratic delegates to her side at the party's summer meeting in Minneapolis. But, as she looks increasingly vulnerable, rivals are pressing their own cases.


Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down At University of Texas 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:12:00 -0400 
    The larger-than-life sculpture of the president of the Confederacy was removed after an appeal to block the move was rejected last week.


Obama Plays Defense On Climate Change Ahead Of Alaska Trip 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:22:00 -0400 
    President Obama pushed back against what some see as the irony of him expanding oil exploration while talking up climate change.


How A Once-White Church Broke Down Racial Barriers 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:42:00 -0400 
    Fifteen years ago, Peoples Church in Cincinnati was called First Christian Assembly of God. After race riots shook the city in 2001, Pastor Chris Beard refocused the church on racial reconciliation.


Motive Still Sought In Fatal Shooting Of Texas Sheriff's Deputy 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:38:00 -0400 
    Authorities have charged 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles in the "execution-style" murder of Deputy Darren Goforth, but investigators have yet to make public any motive for the killing.


Sanders Gaining On Clinton. 2008 All Over Again? 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:30:00 -0400 
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has the energy, the enthusiasm and now showing strength in the poll numbers as the Democratic nomination contest looks more and more like a race every day.
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