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Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Jason Van Dyke

The Chicago Police Department is moving to fire the officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
August 30, 2016

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August 29, 2016

All Things Considered

Study: Dogs Understand Tone And Meaning Of Words

When humans talk to dogs, the canine brains seem to separate the meaning of the words from the intonation used.
August 30, 2016

Worldview

What Is America’s Place In The World?

'Worldview' explores that question through the lens of human rights.
August 30, 2016

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EPA And East Chicago Work To Mend Relationship

The first step was an open house to provide residents with updated information concerning clean up efforts of contaminated soil.
August 30, 2016

All Things Considered

Obama Grants Clemency To 111 Prisoners; DOJ 'Confident' It Will Clear Backlog

Thousands of petitions are still pending, but the Justice Department tells NPR that it plans to consider each of them before President Obama leaves office.
August 30, 2016

All Things Considered

Cannabis Growers Seek Blue Ribbons For Their Buds At Oregon's State Fair

This year, Oregon's legislature designated marijuana, which is legal there for recreational use, as a farm crop.
August 30, 2016

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FBI Warns Of Possible State Election-System Hacks

The FBI is warning state officials to boost election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems.
August 30, 2016

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Ex. Illinois Gov. Quinn Unveils Redistricting Reform Plan

Quinn is pitching a redistricting plan he says will meet constitutional muster.
August 30, 2016

Morning Edition

Your Gut's Gone Viral, And That Might Be Good

Think of it as a gift within a gift associated with good intestinal health in humans.
August 30, 2016

Curious City

When The Eisenhower Expressway Moved In, Who Was Forced Out?

The Ike was the city’s first superhighway. Decades after its completion, the people displaced open up about how the Ike scattered ethnic neighborhoods and changed many lives forever.
August 28, 2016

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Heat Of The Moment

Climate change will alter the lives of everyone on earth. It’s changing how people live and eat. It’s reshaping national economies. It’s ...
April 27, 2016

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