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With Baltimore Unrest, More Debate Over 'Broken Windows' Policing 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 17:41:00 -0400 
    Amid the latest case of poor police-community relations, critics are targeting N.Y.'s policing theory, which aims to crack down on minor offenses. But it's also praised for reducing the crime rate.


Boston Marathon Bomber Gets Emotional During Relatives' Testimony 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 17:40:00 -0400 
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared to tear up as his relatives from Russia testified Monday.


Clinton Agrees To Answer House Panel's Questions On Benghazi, Emails 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 17:03:00 -0400 
    But her lawyer says the former secretary of state, and Democratic presidential candidate, will appear before the panel once — not twice, as requested by the head of the Benghazi committee.


Prosecutor 'Overcharged' Baltimore Officers, Local Attorney Says 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:48:24 -0400 
    NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Baltimore Attorney Steven Levin about the challenges legal teams representing the Baltimore police officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest face.


Space Shot: Italian Astronaut 'Boldly' Brews Espresso On Space Station 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:36:53 -0400 
    Italian Sam Cristoforetti tweeted Sunday an image of her sipping espresso from a zero-gravity cup. No word yet on whether the coffee was any good.


Georgia Tech Studies Chickens' Emotions Based On Their Clucks 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:31:00 -0400 
    When a chicken speaks, it's hard to tell whether it's a happy or sad cluck. That's what a research team at Georgia Tech is trying to decipher by recording more than 1,000 hours of chickens clucking.


FBI Searches Phoenix Home Connected To Garland, Texas Gunman 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:31:00 -0400 
    Investigators are trying to learn more about the two men shot and killed Sunday night in Garland, Texas, outside an event featuring a contest for cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.


Republican Field To Gain 3 New Presidential Hopefuls 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:31:00 -0400 
    After months of talking about likely 2016 presidential hopefuls, the Republican field is suddenly growing fast. Three more candidates will enter the race Monday and Tuesday, including a neurosurgeon, a business executive and a one-time governor who has previously run.


McDonald's Plans To Rebrand Itself As A 'Progressive Burger Company' 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:31:00 -0400 
    The McDonald's turnaround plan is staking its future on being a "progressive burger company." But what does that mean?


Recovery Begins For Small Businesses Hit By Baltimore Riots 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:31:00 -0400 
    Stores in Baltimore are welcoming customers back Monday as the National Guard begins to move out. But the small mom-and-pop stores in the neighborhood are in for a long road to recovery.


Former Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty To 'Bridgegate' Charges 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 15:12:00 -0400 
    Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni are each charged with nine counts in connection with the political scandal in New Jersey. They were released on $150,000 bond.


NYPD Officer Shot Over The Weekend Dies 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 14:34:00 -0400 
    Officer Brian Moore, 25, and his partner had pulled up in their unmarked car behind a man police said was "adjusting an object in his waistband." Moore died Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.


Triage And Treatment: Untold Health Stories From Baltimore's Unrest 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 14:04:00 -0400 
    Shuttered pharmacies and concerns about public safety in Baltimore contributed to health problems ranging from unfilled prescriptions to people delaying care for asthma and diabetes.


'Charlie Hebdo' Staffer Pushes Back Against Writers' Opposition To Award 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 13:53:00 -0400 
    "If you're standing for the freedom of expression, you can't be at one moment for this freedom of expression, and two or three minutes later, against that," film critic Jean-Baptiste Thoret says.


Police: Suspects In Muhammad Cartoon Contest Attack Came Out Shooting 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 12:43:00 -0400 
    The men, police said, fired assault rifles as soon as they came out of their vehicle. One police officer fired back and killed both suspects. Police say they have not ruled out terrorism.
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