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50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S.

In the summer of 1964, violent demonstrations spread across seven cities, each sparked by confrontations between black residents and their predominantly white police forces.

Police officers struggle with a man dripping wet from the blast of a fire hose during rioting in Rochester, N.Y., in 1964. Dozier Mobley/AP hide caption

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50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Wracked The U.S.

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A slide of migratory flows in the Mediterranean Sea from the Mare Nostrum operation is displayed in the control room of the Italian operation, which tracks and intercepts migrant ships en route to Europe. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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Italy Undertakes Lonely, Expensive Mission To Aid Migrants At Sea

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Seth Meyers will host the Emmy Awards on Monday night. Rodolfo Martinez/NBC hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

The Emmys Grapple With New Formats And A Move To Monday

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The Emmys Grapple With New Formats And A Move To Monday

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Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps about growing up in Camden, N.J., where a group of boys once attacked him and attempted to light him on fire. Moore now mentors LGBTQ teens. StoryCorps hide caption

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An Outcast Teen Attacked With Slurs, Fists, Gasoline And A Match

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After arriving by ambulance, people with suspected Ebola virus lie on the ground before being admitted to the Doctors Without Borders Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, last week. The 120 beds in the center were filled almost immediately. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia

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Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia

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Actor Craig Stevens as TV detective Peter Gunn in 1959. Ralph Crane/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images hide caption

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Music Interviews

The Private Eye Who Made Cool Jazz His Calling Card

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The Private Eye Who Made Cool Jazz His Calling Card

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