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Many of LA's Skid Row residents live in makeshift tents. Kelly McEvers hide caption

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Understanding Skid Row's Tensions After A Fatal Police Shooting

After LA police shot and killed an unarmed man in early March, NPR's Kelly McEvers and producer Tom Dreisbach embedded with Skid Row residents and police to learn more about each side of the story.

The History of a Cheating Heart

Larry Bender worked in construction before working as a graffiti buster. "A friend of mine started doing this and called me up," he says. "And here I am." Daniel Hajek/NPR hide caption

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LA's Ragtag Army Of Graffiti Busters Fight A Perpetual Battle

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I Walk the Line Waylon Jennings
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In December, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio met with youth offenders at alternative housing on Rikers Island. A new state proposal would spare teens younger than 18 from serving time in adult prisons. Susan Watts/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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In New York, Support Grows For Keeping Teens Out Of Adult Prisons

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Disfarmer Theme Bill Frisell
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As Only Yesterday Chad Lawson

In 13 Men journalist Sonia Faleiro chronicles the real-life case of "Baby" — a 20-year-old woman from the tribal village of Subalpur in West Bengal, India. Baby falls in love with a Muslim outsider and, she tells police, is gang-raped as punishment. Villagers maintain that Baby's story was fabricated. Picasa/Sonia Faleiro hide caption

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'13 Men,' No Clear Answers: Digging Into An Indian Gang Rape Case

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The crowd was all smiles during NPR Music's showcase at this year's South By Southwest music festival. We can't send you back in time to hear the shows, but you can listen to some of Bob Boilen's favorite performers from the festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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From Kate Tempest To Torres, Female Artists Shone At SXSW

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Pedestrian At Best Courtney Barnett
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