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A Lawyer's Advice For Black Men At Traffic Stops: 'Comply Now, Contest Later' 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:16:00 -0400 
    Attorney Eric Broyles teamed up with a police officer to pen a handbook for African-American men dealing with police encounters. Above all, he recommends clarity, empathy — and getting badge numbers.

SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:10:06 -0400 
    SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.

ISIS Is No Weaker Than A Year Ago, Officials Say 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:10:00 -0400 
    U.S. officials believe the recent bombing campaign has done little to dislodge the self-declared Islamic State from Iraq and Syria, says an Associated Press report. AP reporter Ken Dilanian explains.

SuperPAC Fundraising Already Dwarfs 2012 Levels 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:51:00 -0400 
    With the first big superPAC fundraising report of the 2016 campaign, it's already clear that this presidential election will be fueled by gargantuan sums of money.

Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:32:00 -0400 
    Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.

Empire Strikes PAC And Other Punny SuperPAC Names 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:03:00 -0400 
    My Cat Xavier For a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow superPAC backed Hank the Cat in the 2012 Virginia Senate election. Xavier also cared about naps, treats, and prison reform.

Police-Community Collaboration Has Helped Kept Peace In Cincinnati 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:49 -0400 
    A 2001 agreement between Cincinnati police, the police union and community groups is credited with keeping protests peaceful there after the killing of an unarmed black motorist by a police officer.

At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:49 -0400 
    Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.

Edison's 'Little Monsters' Restored To Their Original Freakishness 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:49 -0400 
    Visitors at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park can hear newly-restored Edison talking dolls. They are the stuff of nightmares. This story originally aired May 5 on All Things Considered.

Kerry Aims To Repair Relations With Egypt 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:00 -0400 
    Secretary of State John Kerry visits Egypt on Sunday as the two countries intensify ties, despite the concerns of human rights advocates.

Kurdish Militias Appear To Be Sidelined By U.S.-Turkey Military Deal 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:00 -0400 
    The military deal reached by the United States and Turkey is an attempt to refocus the fight against ISIS. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Frank Ricciardone.

Black Lives Matter: Coming To A Museum Near You? 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:00 -0400 
    How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open next fall.

Winds Of Change? Rhode Island Hopes For First Offshore Wind Farm 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:00 -0400 
    Rhode Island is trying to have more success than a similar project off the coast of Massachusetts. However some residents worry the farm will disrupt the ocean view.

Coding Camp to Baltimore Schools: Bring Us Your Bored! 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 05:32:00 -0400 
    A summer program in Baltimore has black middle-schoolers coding, designing apps and altogether hooked on engineering.

Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Update: Expecting A Baby 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:58:00 -0400 
    The co-founder of the world's largest social network also disclosed that the couple had suffered three miscarriages over the last two years.
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