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Derek Chauvin, convicted murderer

Derek Chauvin is convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd. And the promise to defund the police in Minneapolis, and what happened instead.
  • Apr 20, 2021
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When gun laws fail to stop a mass shooting

How Indiana gun laws failed to prevent a mass shooting last week. And conflicting views on Brexit spur violence in Northern Ireland.
  • Apr 19, 2021
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Derek Chauvin's defense

Protests continue in the Minneapolis area after the police killing of Daunte Wright. And the defense rests in the Derek Chauvin murder trial.
  • Apr 16, 2021
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Getting Putin’s attention

The United States imposes sweeping new sanctions against Russia. And, how former Trump allies are faring in the private job market.
  • Apr 15, 2021
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Ending the forever war?

A deadline to end the war in Afghanistan. Biden’s vision for the future of infrastructure. Plus, how Native communities are tackling vaccinations.
  • Apr 14, 2021
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Weighing the risks of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Why the CDC and FDA are recommending a pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Another police killing in Minnesota. And, remembering DMX.
  • Apr 13, 2021
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Tracking down the Capitol rioters

How surveillance networks are helping federal authorities track down the Jan. 6 Capitol rioters. And, the legacy of Prince Philip.
  • Apr 12, 2021
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Putting police on trial

This week in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, officers and medical experts testified on the cause of George Floyd’s death. And why it’s so hard to prosecute police officers.
  • Apr 9, 2021
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Amazon vs. unions

What’s at stake in the biggest union battle this country has seen in decades. The future of community colleges. And, facing the prospect of “vaccine passports.”
  • Apr 8, 2021
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Georgia’s tug-of-war on voting

Understanding Georgia’s controversial new voting law. And, how to tell if it’s allergies … or covid.
  • Apr 7, 2021
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