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As part of their annual remembrance, descendants of massacre survivors erected teepees at the historic site over the weekend of Dec. 13. Some were for public visitors, while others were used in closed ceremonies. Megan Verlee/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

The Sand Creek Massacre of December 1864 left nearly 200 people dead. Now, hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho are returning to the Colorado site to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.

In 2009, Nicholas Heien and a friend were traveling down a North Carolina highway when they were pulled over for having a broken tail light. A subsequent search of the car found a plastic bag containing cocaine. iStockPhoto hide caption

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Supreme Court Upholds North Carolina Traffic Stop

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Tupanzinho Guerreiro Curumin
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed John Pizzarelli

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a reformer hand-picked by former LAPD Chief William Bratton, is seen as an innovator and also someone respected by the old guard. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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LAPD Chief Has Lessons To Share About Department's Past 'Ghosts'

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Blimblim Curumin
Battles Barbarossa

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Dr. Kent Brantly: Lessons Learned From Fighting Ebola

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Lionheart Emancipator

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150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

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Talk about a long-awaited holiday gift: D'Angelo's Black Messiah was released Monday, nearly 15 years after its predecessor. Greg Harris/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Worth The Wait: The Transcendent Groove Of D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah'

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The Charade D'Angelo
Chicken Grease D'Angelo
Flare Gun In Tall Buildings
Electric Door Bell Machine Garage a Trois

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Hustle Behind The Wheel: What It's Like To Be An Uber Driver

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Nova Burial & Four Tet
Wilderness Flagship
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Beyonce's performance during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in August included clips of a speech about feminism by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV hide caption

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In 2014, Pop Followed Beyonce's Lead

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