State and federal leaders gathered in Denver today to talk about ways to improve forest health. Lawmakers from both parties agree Colorado forests face many challenges, and any solution will require collaboration. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · Americans continued to express their grief and outrage in demonstrations across the country, with violence emerging in some cities. A 19-year-old man was killed during Friday’s protests in Detroit.
 

May 29, 2020 | NPR · The department settled for $3 million and offered training for officers in how to restrain people in custody more safely in the 2010 case.
 

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May 29, 2020 | MPBN · Many but not all out-of-state visitors were told to self-quarantine because of the coronavirus. The Justice Department says that is unconstitutional. Some other states have the same rule.
 

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · Actor and comedian Ramy Youssef talks about his Hulu series Ramy, working with Mahershala Ali and writing book reports for his dad. Then, Youssef takes a quiz on the history of sneakers.
 

May 29, 2020 | NPR · Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) and Jackie Kashian (The Jackie and Laurie Show) update the titles of Shakespeare plays as search engine-friendly, clickbait-y headlines.
 

May 29, 2020 | NPR · Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian join musician Jonathan Coulton for a game that ruins bands by adding an extra letter to form a new name.
 

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks to Tracee Ellis Ross about starring in The High Note, a movie about an over-40 superstar singer navigating the music industry with her assistant, who has her own music dreams.
 

May 29, 2020 | FA · Growing up in Aledo, Ill., the singer-songwriter longed to live somewhere “more romantic.” Then she moved away: “Now, when I go back, I see the beauty in it,” she says. Originally broadcast in 2017.
 

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May 29, 2020 | NPR · Watch D Smoke perform a riveting Tiny Desk (home) concert.
 

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