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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Makes Court Appearance In Pretrial Hearing

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Nina Park, also known as Elle L. Cool Jam, is a member of the Cosmonaughties roller derby team in the Boston Derby Dames league. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Skating Out Classroom Stress As A 'Derby Dame'

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Justice Department Numbers Paint Different Picture Of Sexual Assault

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Senate Panel Looks At Taking Sexual Assault Investigations Off Campus

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Sexual Assault Activists Worry 'Rolling Stone' Fallout Could Stunt Progress

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Obama's Immigration Action Brings Joy, Sadness For Undocumented Irish

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Colleges Straddle Line Between Assault Prevention And Victim-Blaming

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Thomas Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71

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To Tackle Sexual Assault Cases, Colleges Enlist Investigators-For-Hire

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A group of professors at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass., has slammed the school's new sexual assault policy, saying it gives victims an unfair advantage. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

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Massachusetts Governor's Race In A Dead Heat

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Some Accused Of Sexual Assault On Campus Say System Works Against Them

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One of many demonstrations highlighting what has been called a national epidemic of campus sexual assault. Wolfram Burner/Flickr hide caption

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How Campus Sexual Assaults Came To Command New Attention

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New Bill Aims To Hold Colleges Accountable For Campus Sex Crimes

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Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Is Convicted On Obstruction Charges

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