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Defense Attorney For Police In 'Algiers Motel Shooting': 'Am I A Soulless Person?'

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Norman Lippitt defended Detroit police officers after the 1967 death of three black men, in what's known as the Algiers Motel shooting. NPR's Michel Martin discusses the case with Lippitt.

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Chaledean Christians, Who Helped Bring Trump Victory, Now Face Deportation

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Support from Iraqi Christians helped deliver Donald Trump Michigan. Now some of their friends and family are facing deportation. Host Michel Martin talks to Michigan State Representative Klint Kesto.

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Jessica Hernandez On Her New Motor City Sound

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For her latest project, the Detroit native wrote a double album in both English and Spanish. It's a nod to the sounds of her city and to the cultures of her Cuban dad and Mexican-American mom.

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With New Security Measures, Tensions Remain High In Jerusalem's Old City

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After last week's attack left six Palestinians and Israelis dead, security detectors were installed at a holy site. Israel is looking to alternative means to abate friction between Muslims and Jews.

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Words You'll Hear: 'Collusion'

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Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to meet privately with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Michel Martin talks to NPR Politics' Geoff Bennett.

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'Going There': 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

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In 1967, more than 150 riots erupted across the country. But one in particular seemed to consume the national conversation: Detroit. Three prominent Detroit figures share their stories from that time.

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At Least 9 Dead, Dozens More Found In Tractor-Trailer In San Antonio

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A 60-year-old Florida man is in federal custody over a case of apparent human trafficking in Texas. San Antonio emergency personnel found 39 people in the back of a truck in a Walmart parking lot.

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Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A Stand'

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A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, "Now she feels less sour about the experience."

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Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

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Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.

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American Jordan Spieth Wins Golf's British Open

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The 23-year-old Texan won his third major golf tournament.

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Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

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It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour's 21 stages.

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The Week In Politics: Spicer Is Out; Scaramucci Is In

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It's been a busy week in politics: Sean Spicer steps down as White House spokesperson; investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia continues with new leads, and it was Made In America week.

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Screen Saviors: Can Activism-Focused Games Change Our Behavior?

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In recent years, there has been an influx of games centered on social and political issues from sexism to racism to the refugee crisis. In one of the latest, you rescue animals in a slaughterhouse.

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A Veteran TV News Anchor Pens A Prescient Novel In 'Amanda Wakes Up'

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Alisyn Camerota's book is about a political newcomer fresh from Hollywood facing off against a female senator. But 2016 similarities aside, the CNN anchor says she wrote it long before the election.

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A Working Actor: Performing In 2 Different Plays On The Same Day

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The Canadian theater company Soulpepper performs dramas, cabarets, concerts. Some actors perform in multiple shows on the same day. We followed one actor during a grueling, but satisfying day.

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'Going There': 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

In 1967, more than 150 riots erupted across the country. But one in particular seemed to consume the national...

Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South...

Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A Stand'

A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop...

Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway...

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are having to move farther afield as sustained drought fundamentally changes...

For New U.S. Mideast Peace Envoy, It Will Be A Long Road To 'Ultimate Deal'

For years, Jason Greenblatt was chief legal officer at the Trump Organization. Now his job is to help bring peace to...

Sentencing Approaches for New England's 'Codfather'

Carlos Rafael was a fishing magnate in America's most lucrative port. As he faces sentencing for a scheme to cheat...

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