Police arrest a woman in Ferguson, Mo., protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown. Most officers in Ferguson and nearby Jennings are white, but the neighborhoods they police are predominantly African-American. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops

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When Senate Returns From Recess, Ferguson Will Top The Docket

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Danny Done, 26, worshipful master of the Queen Anne Masonic Lodge in Seattle. The fraternity is "a really interesting social network that's not online," he says. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only

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Some attendees at Michael Brown's funeral Monday in St. Louis wore ties and buttons depicting the 18-year-old, who was killed two weeks ago in Ferguson, Mo. Robert Cohen/AP hide caption

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In Michael Brown's Memory, Pleas For Justice And Calm

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Many residents of Ferguson, Mo., would like to see the police wear video cameras, like this one worn by a Los Angeles police officer. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Even Police Body Cameras Can Lose Sight Of The Truth

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Police Militarization Becomes A Hot Topic

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Legal, Sure — But Polite? Washington Weighs Weed Etiquette

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Botched Ariz. Execution Renews Unease Over Lethal Injections

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A memorial for Eric Garner rests on the pavement near the site of his death. The poster on the ground quotes Garner; video of the arrest shows him telling police officers he couldn't breathe, shortly before he lost consciousness. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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New York Death Reignites Decades-Old Debate Over Neck Restraints

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The Lafayette Parish Correctional Center in downtown Lafayette, La. By most counts, Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the country, but sentencing reformers have loosened some of the state's mandatory minimum sentences and made parole slightly easier to get. Denny Culbert for NPR hide caption

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States Push For Prison Sentence Overhaul; Prosecutors Push Back

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Listen to Part 1

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Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrants For Most Cellphone Searches

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With Loyal Customers In Mind, Amazon Unveils Fire Phone

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