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04/24/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
A new book, “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” looks at what led to the crisis of mass incarceration in the black community.
A new book Locking Up Our Own Crime and Punishment in Black

Former public defender explains why we need to go further on fighting mass incarceration

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H Lee Bussey Jr.
Otis Davidson
Noah Stephens
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PBS NewsHour
04/24/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Protesters blame Maduro for the triple-digit inflation and shortages of food, medicine, and basic supplies.
Protesters blame Maduro for the tripledigit inflation and shortages of food medicine

Venezuelan protesters demand new elections

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Sebastián Arteaga
Michael Felder
Josue Rodriguez
PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 23:30. Facebook
Democratic-controlled cities and Republican-led state legislatures are battling over preemption -- when state lawmakers write laws that prevent cities from enforcing their local ordinances.
Democraticcontrolled cities and Republicanled state legislatures are battling ov

Missouri's blue-city, red-state divide over minimum wage

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Todd Adams
Tracey Janus
Elizabeth Hogan
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 22:30. Facebook
From the American Revolution to the Riot Grrrl movement, knitting and other needle arts have been means of political expression.
From the American Revolution to the Riot Grrrl movement knitting and other

Stitch by stitch, a history of knitting and activism

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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 21:30. Facebook
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will face off on May 7 to decide who will become France’s next leader.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will face off on May 7

Macron, Le Pen advance to runoff that will decide France's next leader

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Amidu Dadi Jusu
Roz Hopkins
Nick Schultz
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 20:30. Facebook
After a five-year respite, pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, U.S. officials said.
After a fiveyear respite pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia

U.S. officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

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Terria Hughes
James Rodriguez
Ed Weigandt
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 19:30. Facebook
Recent controversy over a planned talk by conservative author Ann Coulter once again put UC Berkeley at the center of a classic debate about free speech on campus.
Recent controversy over a planned talk by conservative author Ann Coulter once

UC Berkeley reschedules Ann Coulter talk -- and raises thorny legal question

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Nada Arsenault
Sue Ann Sterkowicz Kainz
Olivier Lapicque
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 18:30. Facebook
President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline.
President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

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Gary Roberts
Ritchard Cubbon
Valerie Horn Edmiston
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 17:30. Facebook
Tony Kim was taken into custody as he was preparing to leave Pyongyang International Airport.
Tony Kim was taken into custody as he was preparing to leave

North Korea detains third American

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Keith DeVose
Stan Hunter
Gary Crowell Jr
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 16:49. Facebook
How can a visit to your local zoo or aquarium help conserve rare and endangered species?

Dennis W. Kelly, Director of the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, joins us at the #EarthOptimism summit in Washington D.C. to discuss how institutions like the National Zoo are working protect threatened wild animals.

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Laurie Catherine
Plynn James
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yesterday at 15:45. Facebook
Half of all counties in the U.S. do not have a single physician with a license to prescribe the anti-addiction medication buprenorphine.
Half of all counties in the US do not have a single

Nurse licensing laws block treatment for opioid addiction

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Jennie Stark
Emily Ng
Garth Caron
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 14:37. Facebook
Brian Gratwicke, head of amphibian conservation programs at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, joins us at the #EarthOptimism summit in Washington D.C. to discuss frogs and killer fungus.

Drop your questions for Dr. Gratwicke in the comments and we’ll ask them.
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yesterday at 14:10. Facebook
Djibouti took on added importance to the U.S. military after the Sept. 11 attacks, in part as a means of tracking and intercepting al-Qaida militants fleeing Afghanistan.
Djibouti took on added importance to the US military after the Sept

Pentagon chief visits Djibouti, home to key U.S. base

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Frederic R. Pamp
Mary Kay Buttery
Ed Weigandt
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yesterday at 13:27. Facebook
The International Monetary Fund dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a statement at the close of its spring meetings with the World Bank.
The International Monetary Fund dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and

Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House

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Bert Nagel
Suzy Moomaw Wolcott
Janet Logan
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 12:33. Facebook
The American Psychological Association has found up to a third of all graduate students were dealing with mental illness.
The American Psychological Association has found up to a third of all

Graduate students are underpaid and overstressed. Can academic unions change that?

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Lisa Erickson
Chris Hudson
A.J. Ylizaliturri
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 02:30. Facebook
On Sunday, France is set to hold a presidential election to replace outgoing socialist President François Hollande, who chose not to run for re-election.
On Sunday France is set to hold a presidential election to replace

Eleven candidates vie for the French presidency

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Sandi Roberts
Tom Scott
Jamie Watkins
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PBS NewsHour
yesterday at 01:00. Facebook
Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.
Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

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Dwight Gies
Gay Nelson
Robyn Gowenlock
President Donald Trump awarded a Purple Heart to Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos, who was wounded in Afghanistan on March 17.
President Donald Trump awarded a Purple Heart to Sgt 1st Class Alvaro

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

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Anthony Gelish
Connie Millhollen
John Dorman
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PBS NewsHour
04/22/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Scientists are considering running for office -- but some worry that revealing their partisan politics could jeopardize their science careers.
Scientists are considering running for office but some worry that revealing their

Scientists consider running for office

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Bob Borrelli
Leanne Turner
Patricia Murphy Mauceri
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PBS NewsHour
04/22/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
At the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, speakers and attendees expressed concern over President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other science programs.
At the March for Science in Washington DC on Saturday speakers and

Trump grapples with campaign promises on environment

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Michael Safko
Jonathan James
Dan Steiner