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Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:00 -0400
The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn't easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge. 
After Resuming Deliberations, Jury Rules In Favor Of Kleiner Perkins  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:50:00 -0400
The jury said that the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers did not retaliate against former partner Ellen Pao by terminating her. 
A Photo I Love: Featuring Astronaut Reid Wiseman  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:58:00 -0400
NPR hears from astronaut Reid Wiseman who was on the space station for four months in 2014. He discusses his photo of Italy at night from space. 
Calif. Governor Can't Make It Rain, But Can Make Relief Money Pour  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:57:00 -0400
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed his sweeping $1.1 billion emergency drought relief bill Friday. It funds water infrastructure improvements like flood control and aid for farmworkers. 
As U.S. Energy Industry Booms, Oil Hubs Run Out Of Storage Space  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:44:29 -0400
U.S. oil production is at near record levels. But the success has led to a question of where to store all that oil. One of the country's biggest oil hubs is now almost full. 
Italy's Highest Court Overturns Amanda Knox Conviction  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:42:00 -0400
The decision puts an end to a story that began in 2009 when Knox was found guilty of murdering 21-year-old Meredith Kirchner two years earlier. 
U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400
Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion. 
Oklahoma University Reveals Sigma Alpha Epsilon Investigation Results  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400
The University of Oklahoma released the results of its investigation into Sigma Alpha Epsilon Friday. The university began the review after a video surfaced of its members singing a racist song. 
In YouTube Video, Sen. Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek a sixth term next year and will retire after three decades in the chamber. He endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer to replace him as Democratic leader. 
University Of Oklahoma: Racist Chant Learned At National Frat Event  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:14:00 -0400
President David Boren, releasing an investigation into the incident involving Sigma Alpha Epsilon, contradicts statements by the fraternity's national office that the chant was learned locally. 
Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:53:00 -0400
You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in San Francisco and some other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page. 
With Reid Out, Republicans See An Opportunity  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:18:00 -0400
Democrats argue the top Senate leader's retirement might be a good thing. But it's going to set off a scramble to replace him in one of the most hotly contested races in 2016. 
Alabama Police Officer Accused Of Injuring Indian Man Is Indicted  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 -0400
A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker. The incident sparked an international incident. 
6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Harry Reid  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:12:00 -0400
The senator from Nevada was raised in a home built of scavenged railroad ties and with a toughness that has carried him through his life and political career. 
What Reid Endorsing Schumer As Top Democrat Means  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:11:00 -0400
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is not seeking re-election in 2016, but he is leaving no room for a leadership fight. He's throwing his support to his top lieutenant and message maestro. 
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National News From NPR
Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:00 -0400
After Resuming Deliberations, Jury Rules In Favor Of Kleiner Perkins  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:50:00 -0400
A Photo I Love: Featuring Astronaut Reid Wiseman  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:58:00 -0400
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