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November 23, 2014 | NPR · The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · President Obama made his sales pitch for why five million people should be protected from deportation, Friday. But many in Las Vegas, where Obama defended the executive action, aren’t happy about the changes.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · A community is holding its breath, awaiting a decision on whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18. Brown’s family is calling for calm.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · The 29 players on Booker High School’s football team include two cousins who became the state’s all-time leading passer and leading receiver this season.
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · While snowed-in Buffalo, N.Y. digs out, some Buffaloans are trying to figure out how to get home for Thanksgiving. That includes college students preparing for a difficult drive.
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has begun to try to sell the American public on his controversial executive action on immigration. He started Friday, with a visit to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas.
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Scott Simon explains the controversy London Mayor Boris Johnson waded into recently. He’s a U.S. citizen, and the Internal Revenue Service says he owes them taxes.
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · President Obama used executive action this week to reshape the country’s immigration system. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Karthick Ramakrishnan of the University of California about the new policies.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · A grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson will face charges for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., may be near. The grand jury met behind closed doors on Friday.
 

 

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November 23, 2014 | NPR · The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · A community is holding its breath, awaiting a decision on whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18. Brown’s family is calling for calm.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · Andy Cohen is host of Watch What Happens Live and also the Bravo producer responsible for the Real Housewives franchise. He’ll play a game called “Bzzz … bzzz … bzzz.”
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · From NPR’s Guy Raz, host of the TED Radio Hour: the story of environmentalist John Francis, who took a 17-year vow of silence — and what he learned about the power of quiet.
 

November 22, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Carolyn Chute about her new novel, Treat Us Like Dogs and We Will Become Wolves. The book follows a reporter as she investigates a remote commune and its charismatic leader.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · The Big Lebowski star Jeff Bridges is known as an actor, but he’s been playing music for just as long. “Whenever I’m working, I’ll have my guitar with me,” he says.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · The Dinosaur Jr. frontman, one of the world’s loudest musicians, performs unplugged and acoustic in the NPR Music offices.
 

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November 22, 2014 | NPR · Thoughts on whether superior technique actually detracts from music’s quality.
 

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