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BONUS: The Murder Of The Rev. James Reeb

In 1965, the Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Ala. No one was ever held to account. We return to the town where it happened, searching for new leads in an old story. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's White Lies.

BONUS: The Murder Of The Rev. James Reeb

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Friday, May 17, 2019

A federal judge orders the government to release parts of the Mueller report that were previously redacted. President Trump calls for an overhaul of how the U.S. handles legal immigration. A rural Kansas town grapples with its hospital's closure.

Friday, May 17, 2019

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan. Tensions mount between the U.S. and Iran. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the Education Department has been blocking efforts to police the student loan industry.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Alabama's Senate passes a controversial abortion bill. Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to escalate. And, Facebook announces it is tightening rules around its livestreaming feature.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The trade war between the U.S. and China escalates. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Russia for the first time since becoming top diplomat — what will top the agenda between two increasingly divided countries?

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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Monday, May 13, 2019

After the U.S. raised tariffs on China last week, Beijing vowed to retaliate — so far, it hasn't. As Congressional Democrats launch more investigations into President Trump, the White House has focused on one strategy: non-cooperation. And health workers fighting Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being threatened and attacked.

Monday, May 13, 2019

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Higher tariffs on Chinese imports go into effect as the U.S. and China continue to try and negotiate a trade deal. And, we'll hear from a Russian agent imprisoned in America. Also, Pope Francis has issued new rules requiring priests and nuns to report incidents of sexual abuse or cover-ups to church authorities.

Friday, May 10, 2019

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

A House committee voted to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt of Congress. Where does that fight lead? And U.S.-China trade delegations to begin two days of talks amid new tensions between both sides. Also, the Department of Health says pharmaceutical firms must include a drug's wholesale price in TV ads.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee moves forward with a contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr. A year after the U.S. pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal, Iran now says they will stop complying with some commitments of the deal. And, South African voters head to the polls.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The White House is fighting China in trade talks, but a new report found top advisers battled over whether to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. Also, a U.N. report warns that humans have put a million species at risk of extinction.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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