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Oklahoma City Bombing Juror Looks Back

April 16, 2015
The McVeigh jury members address the media during a news conference in Denver, Colo., Saturday, June 14, 1997. From right to left are: Roger Brown, Fred Clarke, Doug Carr, Diane Faircloth, James Osgood, Tonya Stedman, Mike Leeper, Ruth Meier, Jonathon Candelaria, Martha Hite and Vera Chubb. (Michael S. Green/AP)

Mike Leeper was Juror No. 5 in Timothy McVeigh’s trial for the 1995 terror attack that killed 168 people.

Social Media Buzz: Clinton’s Logo, Ricky Gervais’ Giraffe Tweet, Cheryl’s Birthday

April 16, 2015
Hillary Clinton's new logo is a blue H with a red right-pointing arrow.

Slate’s Julia Turner tells us what’s trending, including Hillary Clinton’s new logo for her 2016 presidential campaign.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton On D.C. Statehood, Civil Rights

April 16, 2015
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is pictured on September 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

As the Democratic representative for Washington, D.C. in the House, Norton has pushed for equal voting rights for D.C. in Congress.

Veterans Try Acupuncture To Treat Pain

April 16, 2015
Ron Gronitz relaxes during a treatment at the Milwaukee Veterans Acupuncture clinic in Waukesha, Wis. (Erin Toner/WUWM)

As a Wisconsin VA hospital is investigated for allegedly overprescribing narcotics, some veterans are exploring safer treatments.

How Did This Pilot Make It All The Way To The Capitol Lawn?

April 16, 2015
Doug Hughes is pictured in his gyrocopter in this screenshot from a Tampa Bay Times video.

Air defense systems did not detect 61-year-old Doug Hughes’ ultralight gyrocopter as it entered restricted air space.

South Korean Ferry Will Be Salvaged

April 16, 2015
In this handout provided by Donga Daily, The Republic of Korea Coast Guard work at the site of ferry sinking accident off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, in Jindo-gun, South Korea. (Park Young-Chul/Donga Daily via Getty Images)

On the one-year anniversary of the sinking that killed more than 300 people, NPR’s Elise Hu discusses how regulations have changed.

Peter Wolf Talks About The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

April 16, 2015
Cover art for "East-West" (1966), the second album by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. (Wikimedia Commons)

The J. Geils Band frontman will be inducting the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend in Cleveland.

NHL And NBA Playoffs Begin

April 16, 2015
Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores a goal against goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on April 15, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Hockey teams are already facing off in the playoffs and the pro basketball playoffs tip off Saturday.

Congressman Trey Gowdy On Obamacare Repeal Votes, Police Shootings

April 16, 2015
U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) speaks during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee June 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The South Carolina Republican calls the votes “symbolic” and says the recent police shooting in his state is not a sign of a larger problem.

A Model For Getting Patients Involved In Treatment Decisions

April 16, 2015
Rose Gutierrez, who was diagnosed with breast cancer last spring, had surgery and 10 weeks of chemotherapy. But the cancer is still there. In this photo, she waits to be examined by plastic surgeon Robert Foster and Dr. Jasmine Wong. (Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News).

At the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, there’s an innovative program that engages patients in their own care.

Music From The Show

April 15, 2015

From Blonde Redhead to Blackbird Blackbird.

HBO On Trial For ‘Fabricating’ Child Labor Story

April 15, 2015
Host Bryant Gumbel speaks onstage during the 'Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel' panel at the HBO portion of the 2015 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on January 8, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

British sports equipment supplier Mitre is claiming HBO defamed the company in a 2008 segment of “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.”

‘Institutional Memory’ Of U.S. Senate To Retire

April 15, 2015
Don Ritchie, historian of the U.S. Senate, speaks at the 53rd annual United States Senate Youth Program on Mar. 9, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Jakub Mosur and Erin Lubin)

Donald Ritchie has spent nearly 40 years keeping track of Senate lore and delivering weekly historical minutes to Senate lawmakers.

Not All Almonds Are Equal When It Comes To Water Use

April 15, 2015
Almonds (mynameisharsha/Flickr)

It’s said that it takes 1.1 gallons of water to grow a single almond, but an expert tells us that oversimplifies the issue.

Global Demand For California Almonds Raises Tough Questions

April 15, 2015
Almond trees in California (Lesley McClurg/Capital Public Radio)

Meeting record demand during a historic drought raises complicated questions. Eighty percent of California’s almonds are exported.

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