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Activist Climbs Flagpole At S.C. Statehouse, Removes Confederate Banner

Sat, 2015-06-27 04:01

The unidentified woman was arrested after she removed the flag, defying demands from State Capitol police to come down from the 30-foot pole.

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A Boy Won't Let A Lion Get His Goat

Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

An award-winning photo captures a friendly encounter between a young child and a painted feline.

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Learning The Hard Way Why You Just Shouldn't GetTooClose

Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

In India, he was always bumping up against humanity. In the U.S., he found out about personal space. And he wonders: Is something lost when you have to keep your distance?

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Grace Lee Boggs, Activist And American Revolutionary, Turns 100

Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

Boggs, famous for her role in helping shape the labor, civil rights and environmental movements in Detroit, has established a legacy of passionate and philosophical protest.

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Greeks Will Vote On Whether to Pay EU's Price For Financial Bailout

Fri, 2015-06-26 18:52

Lenders from the European Union and International Monetary Fund want austerity measures to continue for another five months in Greece in exchange for $16 billion in aid.

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New Volley In Trump Vs. Univision Fight

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:58

The mogul and GOP presidential candidate has barred network employees from his golf course. Univision had dumped the partially-Trump-owned Miss USA Pageant after Trump disparaged Mexican immigrants.

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Supreme Court Changes Face Of Marriage In Historic Ruling

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:00

The court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, setting off celebrations nationwide. Opponents — and justices' incensed dissents — suggest the fight isn't over.

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ESPN Brings Betting Talk To The Mainstream

Fri, 2015-06-26 13:41

ESPN wants to cater to its entire audience — casual and hard core fans, fantasy players and people who've got a wager on the game. Now it's more open about a topic leagues and networks have avoided.

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How Key Republicans Helped Obama To Biggest Week Of His Second Term

Fri, 2015-06-26 12:29

President Obama has some key Republicans to thank for their role in moving major issues in his direction — from health care and trade to same-sex marriage and the Confederate flag — was remarkable.

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How NPR Located More Veterans Exposed To Mustard Gas Than The VA

Fri, 2015-06-26 12:24

NPR Researcher Barbara Van Woerkom used documents and public databases to find 1,200 vets who participated in World War II secret chemical experiments. The Department of Veterans Affairs found 610.

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Watch: President Obama's Eulogy At Emanuel AME Church

Fri, 2015-06-26 12:19

The president spoke for more than 35 minutes at the funeral of Rev. Clementa Pickney and ended by singing "Amazing Grace" with attendees.

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N.Y. Prison Escapees Believed Headed To Canada

Fri, 2015-06-26 11:02

Police say more evidence of the pair has been found in an area of upstate New York about 10 miles from the border and some 30 miles from the prison they broke out of.

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A Wrap-Up Of Same-Sex Marriage's Big Day At The High Court

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:37

David Greene of Morning Edition reviews the day's events at the Supreme Court, where a landmark ruling effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country.

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Ken Cuccinelli: Same-Sex Marriage Decision 'Ripped From The States'

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:35

The former attorney general of Virginia comments on Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

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Mapping The Impact Of The Obergefell Decision On States

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:32

For a look at the Supreme Court ruling's effect on the states, David Greene turns to NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben, who lays out which states had banned same-sex marriage prior to the ruling.

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A Farmer's 2nd Look At Same-Sex Marriage: High Court Ruling Is 'Great Thing'

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:17

Morning Edition spoke to North Dakota farmer Edd Goerger about same-sex marriage recently. At that point, he'd expressed ambivalence; now, David Greene gets Goerger's take on Friday's big ruling.

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From Ice Cream To Ian McKellen: Reactions To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:04

There was jubilation among supporters of same-sex marriage after the Supreme Court declared it legal in all 50 states. We've rounded up some of the best reactions.

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From Ice Cream To Ian McKellan: Reactions To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:04

There was jubilation among supporters of same-sex marriage after the Supreme Court declared it legal in all 50 states. We've rounded up some of the best reactions.

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San Francisco Doctors Tap App For Nationwide LGBT Health Study

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:01

Researchers at University of California, San Francisco are looking to an app for help in collecting health information from people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer.

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An Opponent's Take On The High Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:01

For a different perspective on the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling, David Greene speaks to Bishop Harry Jackson Jr. of Beltsville, Md. Jackson offers his disappointment at the ruling.

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