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Even with the arrests, police said Saturday's protest over Gray — a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after receiving a fatal spinal cord injury — was "mostly peaceful."
When a Maryland family let their children walk home alone from a park, it drew the authorities' attention and helped spark a national conversation. Two moms with differing views weigh in.
A bill in the Iowa state Senate would rate and fire professors based solely on student evaluations. Research suggests that's not such a good idea.
In the New York Congressional district where an an unarmed black man died at the hands of police last year, neither candidate for a special congressional election is using the death to score points.
Muscle cars of the 1960s and 70s, with their oversized engines and racing stripes, hit the skids when oil prices soared. But in Detroit, some are calling now the new golden era of the muscle car.
Judge LaDoris Cordell is the independent police auditor for the city of San Jose, Calif. She talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how civilian review of the police works in her town.
The Southern Museum of Food and Beverage in New Orleans chronicles the eats and drinks of the Southern states. And it may be one of the only museums where visitors can imbibe while viewing exhibits.
A week of peaceful protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, a young African-American man, turned violent Saturday. Police arrested twelve people for destroying property and other crimes.
St. John’s College and the Naval Academy have competed for the Annapolis Cup every year since 1982. But it’s not football or basketball that pits these two Annapolis universities against each other — it’s croquet. Thousands show up for the Annapolis Cup and as Hans Anderson discovers, croquet isn’t the only attraction.
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A new report finds the number of black coaches in men’s college basketball has dropped three percentage points in the last decade. Merritt Norvell, the executive director of the National Association for Coaching Equity and Development, joins Bill Littlefield to explain what his group is doing to reverse that trend.