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Barbara Bush Is Laid To Rest In Texas

April 21
Sasha Ingber / NPR

Guests gathered at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston to celebrate the life of the former first lady. She died Tuesday at age 92.

'Smallville' Actress Charged With Sex Trafficking

April 21
Sasha Ingber / NPR

Women in a secret group in a female mentorship organization operated as "slaves" with "masters," say federal prosecutors. Actress Allison Mack is alleged to have played a big role in the operation.

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Why Duke University Won't Honor Freshman Roommate Requests This Fall

April 21
Scott Simon / NPR

Duke University has decided to stop honoring roommate requests made by incoming freshmen – returning the procedure largely to chance. Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Moneta tells NPR why.

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A New Generation's Political Awakening

April 21
Asma Khalid / NPR

Gun violence protests may be a pivotal moment for the generation coming up behind millennials. Events that occur when we're young can have an outsized impact on shaping our political outlook.

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The Russia Investigations: Comey At Imbroglio's Center, But Does He Bring Clarity?

April 21
Philip Ewing / NPR

James Comey's memos are released — in redacted, unclassified form — at the end of a week of Comey-mania. And Michael Cohen drops a civil suit about the Trump-Russia dossier.

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His Dad Didn't Want Him To Draw. Dad Didn't Know Best

April 21
Cassandra Vinograd / NPR

Didier Kassai was determined to be an artist. In the troubled Central African Republic, where nearly 40 percent of adults aren't literate, his posters convey life-saving information.

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When Teens Cyberbully Themselves

April 21
Juli Fraga / NPR

In this latest form of self-harming behavior, adolescents anonymously post mean or derogatory comments about themselves on social media as a way of managing feelings of sadness or self-loathing.

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Barbara Bush Remembered In Her Own, Never-Minced, Words

April 21
Audrey McNamara / NPR

The former first lady to President George H.W. Bush, and mother of President George W. Bush, spoke unapologetically throughout her life, inspiring many and incensing others.

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As Saudi Arabia's Cinema Ban Ends, Filmmakers Eye New Opportunities

April 21
Jackie Northam / NPR

Allowing cinemas is part of a modernization drive by the Saudi government, which hopes to create more business opportunities and become a regional film hub. But it's a tough place to be a filmmaker.

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Trump: North Korea's Suspension Of Nuclear Tests Shows 'Progress'

April 20
Doreen McCallister / NPR

North Korea announced that it will stop nuclear and missile tests and that it plans to close its nuclear test site. President Trump tweeted that it was a sign of "Progress being made for all!"

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Controlled Burn Held At Manassas Battlefield Park To Restore Civil War Landscape

April 20
Vanessa Romo / NPR

Smoke rose above planned maneuvers to defeat overgrown vegetation, preserving the wartime feel of the park where thousands of soldiers fought in 1862.

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Second Felony: Computer Data Tampering

April 20
Vanessa Romo / NPR

The latest charge is related to the alleged use of his veterans' charity donor rolls to raise money for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign. He says he will clear his name in court.

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Despite Increase In Violent Crime, San Diego Remains Safer Than Other U.S. Cities

April 20
By City News Service

San Diego County is generally safer than the U.S. as a whole, though elder abuse and several types of violent crime are on the rise locally, according to a report released Friday.

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San Diego County Faces Rise In Dementia Patients

April 20
By City News Service

Two studies released Friday indicate San Diego County will see increasingly devastating health and economic effects from dementia-related diseases in coming years.

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North Korea Says It Has Suspended Nuclear, Missile Testing

April 20
By Associated Press

North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.

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Romaine Lettuce: Don't Eat It!

April 20
Vanessa Romo / NPR

Just to be safe, the CDC is telling consumers to "throw out" all romaine lettuce, including whole heads, because of an E. coli outbreak that has infected at least 61 people and hospitalized 31.

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Trucker In Human Smuggling Case Sentenced To Life In Prison

April 20
Sasha Ingber / NPR

In July, law enforcement found James Matthew Bradley Jr. sitting in the front seat of a tractor-trailer with human cargo — 39 undocumented immigrants. Ten passengers died.

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Malibu Moves To Ban Single-Use Plastic

April 20
Dina Kesbeh / NPR

Whether you think it's time or a waste of time, the city of Malibu decided to ban the use of plastic straws, utensils and stirrers as a means of reducing their harmful effects on the environment.

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It's The Hubble Space Telescope's Birthday. Enjoy Amazing Images Of The Lagoon Nebula

April 20
Vanessa Romo / NPR

This month marks the Hubble Space Telescope's 28 years in space, and as a gift to us earthlings, NASA and the European Space Agency issued photos of colorful, explosive beauty.

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San Diego Part Of Effort To Honor Chinese American WWII Veterans

April 20
By Steve Walsh

Advocates want to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Chinese American veterans of World War II who fought aggression overseas while facing discrimination at home.

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