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Baltimore Mayor Considers Removal Of Confederate Monuments

NPR | May 29, 2017

Mayor Catherine Pugh says she wants to "take a closer look at how we go about following in the footsteps of New Orleans," which removed its confederate monuments earlier this month.

Adult ADHD Can't Be Diagnosed With A Simple Screening Test, Doctors Warn

NPR | May 29, 2017

Despite support from the World Health Organization for the latest adult ADHD screening survey, some researchers worry that it will lead to over-prescribing of powerful amphetamines.

Free The Principal!

NPR | May 29, 2017

Can principals be better leaders if they have more time to focus on instruction? The Washington, D.C., schools are adding managers to handle operations and logistics.

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How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

NPR | May 29, 2017 5:38 a.m.

Why have dozens of great sharks turned up around southern California beaches recently? Finding out the answer led to a close-up view of a baby great white shark — and the researcher who caught her.

Nation | World

Don't Say 'Thank You For Your Service' This Monday

NPR | May 29, 2017 3:13 a.m.

Memorial Day is specifically to honor those who died in military service. One vet says he'd prefer people say, "I hope you're having a meaningful day." The holiday's history dates to the Civil War.

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After G7 Summit, Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Completely Rely On U.S. And U.K.

NPR | May 28, 2017 9:24 p.m.

In a call for European unity, the German chancellor urged a crowd of supporters to "take our fate into our own hands," because, she says, Europe can no longer depend on its traditional allies.

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Some Men Are Not Happy About A Women-Only Screening Of 'Wonder Woman'

NPR | May 28, 2017 8:04 p.m.

Men posted lots of angry messages on the Alamo Drafthouse's social media pages. The Drafthouse responded by scheduling additional women-only screenings.


Why Rick And Canyon Barry Stay True To The 'Granny Shot'

NPR | May 28, 2017 6:53 p.m.

NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and son Canyon Barry talk about the tradition of underhand free throws. Rick swears by its accuracy, but players hardly ever use it.


Mississippi Shooting Spree Kills 8, Including Sheriff's Deputy

NPR | May 28, 2017 4:47 p.m.

The rampage happened at three separate locations in the county, and suspect Willie Corey Godbolt said that he intended to commit "suicide by cop." The state's governor called it a "senseless tragedy."

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Muslim Community Thankful For Support After Rant, Deadly Attack

AP | May 28, 2017 2:47 p.m. | Portland

Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the defense of two young women — one wearing a hijab — who were targeted by an anti-Muslim rant.

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Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

OPB | May 28, 2017 12:56 p.m.

Jeremy Christian, 35, is facing multiple counts of murder, being a felon in possession of a weapon, and intimidation charges, Oregon’s equivalent of a hate crime.

Nation | Election

Finding The Middle In The Incivility War

NPR | May 28, 2017 4:31 a.m.

An assault of a reporter by Montana's Republican congressman-elect appears to have hurled the public into a new realm of political incivility, raising the question: Have we crossed an invisible line?

Nation | Election

As Trump Lifestyle Takes Toll On Secret Service, Lawmakers Try To Give Extra Support

NPR | May 28, 2017 4 a.m.

A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes, and Trump's proposed budget would increase the number of agents.