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'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio

The veteran NPR newscaster got into the business young — as a teen he hosted a late-night, easy-listening music show in Goldsboro, N.C. He'll now be scorekeeper emeritus on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Sylvia Mendez was a young girl in the 1940s when her parents fought for Latinos to have access to white schools in the California court case Mendez v. Westminster. They won in 1947. Shereen Marisol Meraji /NPR hide caption

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Before 'Brown V. Board,' Mendez Fought California's Segregated Schools

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Walter Bianco's liver is severely damaged by hepatitis C, but insurers had refused to pay for the medications that could cure him. Alexandra Olgin for NPR hide caption

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Medicare Backs Down On Denying Treatment For Hepatitis Patient

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United States border patrol agents monitor a fence in Hidalgo, Texas. Two congressmen, from Texas and New Mexico, are seeking a review of some agency policies. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Amid Complaints, Lawmakers Seek More Oversight For Border Agents

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Jeff Blank, of Los Angeles-based Drone Dudes, prepares a quadcopter for takeoff. The drone has to chase a motorcycle down a hill. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Are Filmmakers Using Drones Illegally? Looks Like It

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Carlos Rocha, 40, is serving a 30-year sentence for possession of a weapon and murder. Courtesy of the Danville Correctional Center hide caption

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An Inmate Who Killed Another Rethinks His Own Past

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The mask of this Kiev protester (at a 2012 demonstration demanding more funding for HIV treatment) reads "quarantine." There are enough drugs to treat only half the HIV patients in Ukraine. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Corruption In Ukraine Robs HIV Patients Of Crucial Medicine

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NPR's Carl Kasell delivers one of his last newscasts during Morning Edition on Dec. 30, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio

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