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Starbucks, Police And Mayor Respond To Controversial Arrest Of 2 Black Men In Philly

A viral video depicts police officers handcuffing two men in a Philadelphia Starbucks. Mayor Jim Kenney says the incident “appears to exemplify what racial discrimination looks like in 2018.”

Gun Rights Advocates Gather Across The U.S.

Just three weeks after the “March For Our Lives” drew hundreds of thousands in support for gun regulation, gun rights advocates rallied at state capitols across the country to make their case.

The Future Of The GOP Without Paul Ryan

After a tumultuous week, NPR’s Michel Martin talks with political commentator Gayle Trotter and conservative analyst Charlie Sykes about what the future of the Republican party looks like without the House speaker.

Her Pro Dreams Shot, This Muslim Player Pivots To The Next Generation

Because of a rule banning head coverings on the basketball court, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir had to choose between the sport she loved and her faith. She chose her religion but fought to change the rule.

Kentucky Governor Claims Kids Were Assaulted While Teachers Absent From Classroom

Following an override of key bills he previously vetoed, Gov. Matt Bevin blames the teachers demonstrating in support of the override for making children vulnerable.

Union Leader Calls For An End To Oklahoma Teachers’ 9-Day Strike

Teachers won a raise of about $6,000 before the walkout, but were not granted the full amount of their demanded funds to improve school conditions.

Missouri Governor Faces Calls To Resign

We have an update in the ongoing scandal involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. There are renewed calls this week for Greitens to resign.

U.S. And Allies Launch Airstrikes On Syria

The U.S., France and Britain attacked Syria overnight in response to the Assad regime’s alleged chemical attack.

Black Muslims Step Into Spotlight

Black Muslims in America are reclaiming and highlighting their traditions. In Los Angeles, Jihad Saafir is converting his father’s storefront mosque into a vibrant community center and school.

Valerie Plame On ‘Scooter’ Libby Pardon

President Trump pardoned Lewis “Scooter” Libby, who was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice related to the leak of CIA officer Valerie Plame’s identity. She talks to NPR’s Scott Simon.

Bill Clinton’s Parallels To Today

NPR’s Scott Simon talks with former Defense Secretary William Cohen about parallels between military decisions faced now by President Trump and those made by President Clinton in 1998.

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