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History

The Federal Response To Oregon Occupation May Have Roots In Ruby Ridge

During the armed occupation in Oregon, many have asked why officers don't just storm the wildlife refuge. The answer may rest in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, where in 1992 a similar standoff ended in violence.

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With 'MartyrLoserKing,' Saul Williams Aimed To Make A Modern-Day Parable

The writer, poet, activist and musician joins Rachel Martin to discuss his latest album, the story of a hacker living in resource-rich Central Africa.

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A Video Game IRL: Drone Racing League Aims To Be NASCAR In The Air

Goggles and onboard cameras put pilots and spectators in the cockpit as the drones race at high speeds through crazy courses. The Drone Racing League's first season kicks off next month in Miami.

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Han Seohee (right) and fellow North Korean defectors Lee Gwang-sung (left) and Hwang Soyeon (center) are regulars on Moranbong Club, a South Korean talk show featuring North Korean defectors. "There's a lot of prejudice toward North Korean defectors in South Korea," Han says. "So I wanted to show South Koreans that we're living here and trying the best we can." Haeryun Kang/for NPR hide caption

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