Piers Morgan poses for a portrait backstage during a 2011 press tour.
February 25, 2014 Piers Morgan announced that CNN will be canceling his show, just weeks after Fox TV said it would be parting ways with British star and American Idol alum Simon Cowell.
Fred Ho practices his baritone saxophone in a dressing room before a performance.
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February 22, 2014 Fred Ho has combined improvisation with Asian themes to create his own form of political activism. Now, at age 56, Ho is dying of cancer.
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February 21, 2014 Attorney General Eric Holder wants states to restore voting rights to felons after they complete their sentences. Legal analysts Spencer Overton and Hans von Spakovsky look at the debate.
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February 14, 2014 We dive into four themes we saw during our month-long exploration of how race plays out in the dating world.
February 14, 2014 Washington, D.C. is digging out from the snow, but Congress is already long gone on a two week recess. With Congress on a two week recess, host Michel Martin discusses the latest political news.
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Clarence Thomas is seen in a high school year book photo, circa 1959. He said that people are more sensitive about race now than they were when he lived in segregated Georgia and was the first black student to attend his school.
February 13, 2014 Justice Clarence Thomas contended this week that Americans have become too sensitive to race. But might it be that we too often give different racial incidents equal weight?
Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld appear on NBC News' Today show.
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February 5, 2014 Yale law professor Amy Chua sparked controversy with her first book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, where she touted her strict style of parenting. Now she and her husband, Jed Rubenfeld, are out with a new book, The Triple Package. The couple talk about why they believe some cultural groups are better poised for success.
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February 4, 2014 When Noah Cho was young, he thought that couples would be like his parents — that Asian men would be paired with white women. But he writes that when he looks in the mirror and reflects on his own experiences, he feels "unattractive and undesirable."
February 3, 2014 Governor Chris Christie's office has fired back at a former ally who is believed to have ordered unnecessary lane closures on the George Washington Bridge as political retribution. That ally alleged on Friday that "evidence exists" Christie knew about lane closures. For an update, Steve Inskeep talks to Cokie Roberts, who is heard on Morning Edition most Mondays, and Robert Costa, national political reporter for The Washington Post.
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President Obama shakes hands after giving the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.
January 29, 2014 ANALYSIS: The president was brisk and confident during Tuesday night's State of the Union address. He also managed to avoid a remarkable array of issues that could have proved problematic. But he hasn't been nearly as adept at the less-dramatic business of dealing with Congress and the media.
January 27, 2014 As President Obama prepares to deliver his annual message, members of his team are making media appearances to talk about why they think the president will be able to accomplish more this year than last. But the president faces strong headwinds, according to public opinion polling.
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Bronx native Johnny Torres says he was addicted to drugs before he found Jesus in the Charismatic Catholic movement.
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January 23, 2014 The "Charismatic" movement involves worshipping with exuberance, miraculous healings, prophesying and establishing a personal connection with God — and the number of converts is growing. According to a recent survey by NPR, about one-third of Latino Catholics in the U.S. identify as "Charismatic."
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January 22, 2014 Puerto Ricans are less likely to speak Spanish at home, compared with other Latinos living in the U.S. According to an NPR poll, only 20 percent of Puerto Ricans speak Spanish at home — less than half the percentage for respondents overall.
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January 20, 2014 President Obama over the weekend signed the 1,600-page spending bill to keep the government operating. The signing ceremony came after his speech on Friday, in which he outlined changes for the way the National Security Agency collects intelligence.
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January 13, 2014 The New Jersey state legislature on Monday is expected to issue subpoenas to former aides of Governor Chris Christie in the case surrounding the George Washington bridge road closures last fall. Will "Bridgegate" play a role in whether Christie runs for the Republican presidential nomination?
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