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  1. Life After Iconic Photo: Today's Parallels Of American Flag's Role In Racial Protest

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken during the busing desegregation protests captured a nation. The photographer and subject of "The Soiling of Old Glory," talk about it's significance 40 years on.
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  2. Mistrial Declared After Deadlock Over Whether Notorious Convicted Arsonist Is Sane

    29-year-old Harry Burkhart was found guilty of setting nearly 50 arson fires in Los Angeles during a four day span over five years ago. But the same jury is deadlocked about his sanity.
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  3. Life After A Brain Injury: 'I'm Not Terrified Of Death Anymore'

    Pulitzer-winning music critic Tim Page had been good at pretty much everything, until he had a life-threatening traumatic brain injury. He talks with NPR about piecing together a new life.
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  4. The Media And Mass Shootings, A Tribal Push For A New National Monument

    We talk about what you told us you want and don't want from the media after a mass shooting in Colorado -- it's a question we posed through our Public Insight Network. Among the people who responded was Coni Sanders, whose father was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. She thinks telling these stories is important, "but it needs to be done so responsibility, meaning there be a focus on prevention, there be brief, little to no mention of the killers' names, especially showing their faces." Also on Thursday, a rare coalition of American Indian nations, including the Ute Mountain Utes of Colorado, seek a new national monument across the border in Utah.
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  5. Wells Fargo Unit's Leader Departs With $125 Million After Bank Incurs Record Fine

    In every year in the 2011-2016 period that the CFPB mentions in its consent order, Carrie Tolstedt collected $5,500,000 in stock as her portion of a performance share award.
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  6. 50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

    Documents show that in the '60s, the sugar industry funded Harvard researchers who, examining risk factors of heart disease, dismissed concerns about sugar and doubled down on the dangers of fat.
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  7. 400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare's First Folio Goes Out On Tour

    The First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare's plays, assembled by two of his buddies after he died. Without it, plays like Macbeth and Twelfth Night might not have survived.
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  8. SoCal Gas To Pay $4 Million After Massive Gas Leak

    The methane leak, which forced about 8,000 families to leave their Los Angeles homes, occurred in October 2015 and wasn't capped until February 2016.
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  9. 'We Will Never Forget': Nationwide Ceremonies Mark 15 Years Since Sept. 11

    The names of each of the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11 attacks were read at a ceremony at the World Trade Center site in New York City. Events were held nationwide, including D.C. and Pa.
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  10. All clear signaled at Columbine High School after threat issued

    Earlier in the day, no one was allowed to leave the school after it received threats.
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