Justice Antonin Scalia, Known For Biting Dissents, Dies At 79

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Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.

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Who Are The Possible Candidates To Fill Scalia's Seat?

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Any pick by President Obama is sure to touch off a tough confirmation fight. But who will be at the center of the fray? Here are a few likely candidates.

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Clinton And Sanders Fight To Win Black Voters In South Carolina

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Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton tout their support among African-Americans. Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Sam Sanders about who might have the leg up in the upcoming South Carolina primary.

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Parsing the SCOTUS Confirmation Process

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Because it's a presidential election year, should President Obama not nominate a new Supreme Court justice? Rachel Martin and NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson discuss.

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Scalia Vacancy, 9/11 And Speaking Spanish: 6 Takeaways From The GOP Debate

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The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spurred debate over whether President Obama should fill the vacancy, but the rest of the event devolved into fighting and character attacks.

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Get Ready For A Fight To Replace Scalia

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Congressional Republicans are pledging to confirm no one President Obama appoints to the Supreme Court.

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Obama Remembers Scalia As 'Consequential,' Vows To Appoint Replacement

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President Obama struck a somber tone, remembering the late-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a "towering legal mind" who influenced a generation, but made it clear, he intends to replace him.

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Afghanistan's Real-Life Romeo And Juliet

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Rachel Martin speaks with Rod Nordland about his new book, "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet," the true story of a love affair between a boy and a girl of different backgrounds.

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Alternative Love Songs From The Teenage Tragedy Vault

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If Valentines aren't your thing, we have a selection of love songs from the 50s and 60s to keep you sane. Writer and critic Colin Fleming takes us inside the teenage tragedy genre.

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Animal Collective Walks In The Beach Boys' Footsteps (Literally)

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The band usually road tests its songs before recording them, But for the new album Painting With, they started in a studio — specifically, the acoustically stunning room where Pet Sounds was created.

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Backlash After Referee Bans Traditional Navajo Hairstyle

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A hairstyle set off a firestorm at a recent Arizona high school basketball game. The referee told Flagstaff's Lady Eagles they couldn't wear traditional Navajo buns. KJZZ's Laurel Morales reports.

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Daughter Of Late Eric Garner Endorses Bernie Sanders

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Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by NYPD officers. His mother has endorsed Hillary Clinton and his daughter, Bernie Sanders. Rachel Martin asks Erica Garner why she chose Sanders.

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English Football's Rising Team

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Roger Bennett of NBC's "Men in Blazers" gives Rachel Martin the lowdown on a good underdog story, that of Britain's Leicester City football club.

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Genya Ravan, 'Rock And Roll Refugee,' Has Stories To Fill Two Lifetimes

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Ravan came to the U.S. as a refugee of postwar Europe, learned English listening to the radio and, before long, heard herself on it. Her life in pop and rock is the subject of a new off-Broadway show.

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GOP Debate: Scalia's Vacancy; Trump Puts Jeb On The Defense

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Republicans let loose on each other in last night's South Carolina debate. Rachel Martin asks NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson about it.

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Who Are The Possible Candidates To Fill Scalia's Seat?

Any pick by President Obama is sure to touch off a tough confirmation fight. But who will be at the center of the fray? Here are a few likely candidates.

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Frustrated aid workers can find laughter and solace in Jaded Aid, which pokes fun at the bureaucratic business of global development.

English Football's Rising Team

Roger Bennett of NBC's "Men in Blazers" gives Rachel Martin the lowdown on a good underdog story, that of Britain's Leicester City football club.

West Point Students' Plan To Counter ISIS Online Strategy

The State Department sponsored a contest to find the best ways to combat ISIS propaganda online. A group of cadets from West Point got second prize. Rachel Martin...

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