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Charges Against 6 Officers In Freddie Gray's Death Range From Murder To Assault

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"No one is above the law," Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby said as she announced the list of charges. Warrants have been issued for the officers' arrest.

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Kathmandu Residents Work To Help Communites Ravaged By Earthquake

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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with residents of Kathmandu, Nepal, about Saturday's earthquake and their attempts to help communities recover from the disaster.

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Young Trafficking Victim's Story On NPR Leads To Senator's Amendment

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Hearing about a young woman's struggle to wipe away her conviction on prostitution charges inspired New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to introduce legislation to help other victims.

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In Kabul, An Uneasy Springtime Equilibrium

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At the start of Afghanistan's "fighting season," officially declared by the Taliban on Friday, NPR producer Rebecca Hersher meets a group of boys who just want to fly their kites.

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Should The Ban On U.S. Oil Exports Be Lifted?

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America's oil industry is calling for the 1970s ban to be lifted. We take a look at the reason for the ban and what lifting it would do.

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Ringo Starr Makes Second Appearance Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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On Saturday, Ringo Starr became the last of The Beatles to get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his solo work. At the ceremony in Cleveland, Ringo got a little help from an old friend.

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Panel Round One

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Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: The Whine and Crab.

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Prediction

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Our panelists predict where we'll next see a gyrocopter.

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'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later

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It's been 20 years since the "Queen Of Tejano Music" was murdered. Alt.Latino looks at her legacy.

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Will Turning Seawater Into Drinking Water Help Drought-Hit California?

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During its last major drought, Santa Barbara built a desalination plant. It was never used. Now it's being reopened, but critics say desalination is costly, energy-intensive and may harm marine life.

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NHL Aims To Include More Minority Players To Expand Fan Base

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The National Hockey League is by far the least diverse of the four major pro sports leagues in the U.S. The numbers of minority players is on the rise, but barriers still remain.

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The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think

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Frank Bruni writes in his new book that there are many colleges that are great, but just don't get as much press.

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Animals At Houston Zoo Treated To Easter Egg Hunt

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Giant paper mache eggs were filled with meat and veggies. Orangutans cracked them open to find bok choy and broccoli. No word if zoo keepers jumped into bunny costumes to stash the goodies.

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Proposals To Diversify NYC's Top High Schools Would Do Little To Help, Study Finds

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One of New York City's thorniest political issues is over how to make its elite high schools more representative. A new study says that many popular proposals won't help diversity — and might hurt it.

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Alt.Latino's Grown And Sexy Mixtape

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Champagne, chocolates, silk sheets — and this Alt.Latino mix of sensual songs, with music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Argentina. No romantic evening would be complete without it.

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Jana Novotná, 'Acrobatic Athlete' Who Won 17 Grand Slams, Dies At 49

The Czech star won the singles Wimbledon title, 16 doubles Grand Slams and three Olympic medals. The Women's Tennis...

Week Ahead: Trump Again Shows He's Willing To Use His Pardon Power

The president pardoned Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, has teased that he could pardon others and this week, the week of...

When College Plans Washed Away With Hurricane Maria

As Puerto Rico students settle into high school on the mainland — one big question emerges: What happens to my...

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