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Benjamine Spencer was 22 years old in 1987 when he was arrested for murder. He was newly married, and expecting his first child. Cooper Neill for NPR hide caption

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Law

Why A Man Declared Innocent Can't Get Out Of Prison

Benjamine Spencer's case illustrates how difficult it can be for some prisoners in Texas to prove they did not commit a crime without new and unassailable evidence, such as DNA.

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A Beautiful And Wild Winter Day In The Adirondacks

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Chorizo and egg, papas rancheras and country guisado tacos on handmade flour tortillas from Mendez Cafe in San Antonio. Mike Sutter/San Antonio Express-News hide caption

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This Food Critic's Quest To Eat A Taco A Day For A Year Is Almost A Wrap

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Benjamine Spencer was 22 years old in 1987 when he was arrested for murder. He was newly married, and expecting his first child. Cooper Neill for NPR hide caption

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Why A Man Declared Innocent Can't Get Out Of Prison

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Why A Man Declared Innocent Can't Get Out Of Prison

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Art & Design

At Design Miami, The Future Isn't So Bright

4 min

At Design Miami, The Future Isn't So Bright

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Parallels

France Mourns Its Favorite Rock Star, Johnny Hallyday

3 min

France Mourns Its Favorite Rock Star, Johnny Hallyday

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