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8:41 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Charges Against 6 Officers In Freddie Gray's Death Range From Murder To Assault

Marilyn Mosby, state's attorney for Baltimore City, announced criminal charges against all six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury while in police custody.
Alex Brandon AP

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 5:30 pm

The death of Freddie Gray was a homicide, and six Baltimore police officers now face criminal charges that include second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter, Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby says.

Mosby announced the charges Friday morning, citing her office's "thorough and independent" investigation and the medical examiner's report on Gray's death. She said warrants were issued Friday for the officers' arrest.

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Around the Nation
7:29 am
Fri May 1, 2015

South Dakota Election Settled By Dice Roll

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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World
7:17 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Mayor Of Turkish Capital Replaces Giant Robot Statue With T-Rex

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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Tiny Desk Concerts
6:03 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Diego El Cigala: Tiny Desk Concert

Colin Marshall NPR

Every now and then, if we are extremely lucky, we are witness to a musical game changer. That is the rare musician who single-handedly alters the direction of a genre though the power of musical vision and artistry.

Diego El Cigala is one of those game changers.

While he comes from the world of flamenco, he has deftly expanded his expressive range by applying his unmistakable voice to boleros, Spanish copla, tangos, jazz and various combinations of all of the above.

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NPR Story
5:20 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Indiana Struggles To Control HIV Outbreak Linked To Injected Drug Use

Austin, Indiana's needle exchange program is open for business this week, but health workers worry the program will be tough to quickly replicate in other counties.
Darron Cummings AP

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 2:12 pm

In hopes of quelling an HIV outbreak in rural Indiana, the state's legislature this week voted to let any county that can prove it is experiencing a drug-linked outbreak of HIV or Hepatitis C to set up a needle exchange program. Indiana's governor, Mike Pence, says he is "looking forward to signing it into law."

But critics say the measure that passed Wednesday is watered down, and too limited. It also includes so much red tape that counties may have a tough time complying.

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Asia
5:10 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Villages Along Nepal's Araniko Highway Wait For Quake Relief

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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Sports
5:07 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Draws Fans To Las Vegas

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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Around the Nation
5:04 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Want To Name A Racing Horse? First: Read Jockey Club's Rules

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Avenger's Sequel: Overloads On Action, Plot Is Weak

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Baltimore Residents Demand More Information On Freddie Gray's Death

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State Prosecutors To Determine Next Steps In Freddie Gray Case

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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And that new information Jeff spoke of now goes on to the Baltimore state's attorney. NPR's Martin Kaste reports on what happens now.

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

White House Honors 2015 Teacher Of The Year: Shanna Peeples

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Electric Carmaker Tesla To Sell Batteries Designed To Power Homes

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 1:51 pm

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

'Curvy Brides' Debuts Friday On TLC

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Does Reading Harry Potter Have An Effect On Your Behavior?

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 3:00 pm

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A famous fictional conflict in children's literature has a happier ending. Tomorrow is the day "Harry Potter" fans know as the date of the Battle of Hogwarts. And there is evidence the boy wizard's power might extend beyond the book.

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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Middle East
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Bottom Drops Out Of Syria's Currency Causing Economic Hardship

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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Afghanistan
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Re-Enactment Of Afghan Woman's Mob Killing Brings Actress To Tears

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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And on the streets of Kabul this week, a theater troupe re-enacted a deadly mob attack that has gripped the Afghan capital.

LEENA ALAM: (As Farkhunda, shouting in foreign language).

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U.S.
3:38 am
Fri May 1, 2015

California Bill Could Limit Police Access To Body Camera Footage

Oakland police officers, wearing body cameras, form a line during demonstrations against recent incidents of alleged police brutality nationwide.
Elijah Nouvelage Getty Images

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 12:46 pm

The unrest in Baltimore and other cities regarding alleged police misconduct has prompted new calls for law enforcement officers to wear body cameras. Such recordings could provide accountability and transparency in potentially controversial circumstances.

At least, that's the idea.

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