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  1. Why Convention Sites Don't Make Very Good Swing State Strategy

    The idea that convention cities are decided with an eye toward winning the host city's state is popular to the point of being irresistible. But it doesn't fare well against the facts.
    News · NPR Story
  2. Large Crowd Attends Funeral Of Wisconsin Man Shot By Police

    Tony Robinson, 19, was killed March 6 by an officer. Police say he was shot after a confrontation in which he allegedly assaulted the officer. Protesters say the death is more evidence of racial bias.
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  3. Stephen Hough Puts His Experience Of A Miracle Into His Music

    The polymath pianist and composer has released three new albums — including a recording of his own Mass, whose writing was interrupted by a disastrous car accident.
    Classical · NPR Story
  4. Spending To Fight Wildfires At The Expense Of Preventing Them

    In Washington state, a community coalition is bringing homeowners, businesses and government together to figure out how best to use what little money there is to protect the land from destruction.
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  5. A Fraying Promise: Exploring Race And Inequality In Havana

    One of the revolution's core promises was an egalitarian society. But as Cuba opens up, one of the unintended consequences may be more inequality.
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  6. Head Of UN Climate Change Panel Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations

    Rajendra K. Pachauri's departure from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a big embarrassment for the group, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore.
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  7. Not Your Mother's Catholic Frescoes: Radiant Portraits Of Queer People Of Color

    Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
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  8. Artists In Residence Give High-Tech Projects A Human Touch

    A 3-D printing software company hands artists high-tech tools to craft human-centered projects. But it isn't the first program to pair the imaginative with the practical to inform great innovation.
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  9. Nancie Atwell Of Maine Wins $1 Million Global Teaching Prize

    A teacher who instills a love of books and writing has beaten out 5,000 educators around the world for a global honor.
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  10. Texas Police Were Warned About Gunmen At Muhammad Cartoon Event — And They Weren't

    The FBI sent a bulletin that key people never saw, and police say they were already guarding the event as they'd have done if they had seen it.
    News · NPR Story