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Police Videos Aren't Going Away. How Can We Learn From Them?

In the era of body cameras and cellphones, the act of seeing police do their job is radically altering the public-police relationship, and changing civilian and police behavior and perceptions alike.

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Atole de elote is a warm corn drink from Central America. Student Jose Rivas wrote an essay about a weekly tradition of enjoying atole with his late father in El Salvador, and how the drink helped him to feel more at home after he moved to the U.S. Becky Harlan hide caption

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The Salt

Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

People lay floral tributes to the victims of the March 22 terror attack in Parliament Square outside the Houses of Parliament in central London. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Simon Says

Keeping Calm In London, In Spite Of Terror

Soon after the terrorist attack in London, the Parliament's Twitter account posted a short message restoring business as usual. NPR's Scott Simon remembers another time Brits met terror with calm.

Keeping Calm In London, In Spite Of Terror

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Charlie and Lois O'Brien pose for a portrait inside their home in Green Valley, Ariz., on March 8. The couple spent six decades collecting more than a million insects. Deanna Dent/ASU Now hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

A Love Story For The Ages, Lots Of Insects And A $10M 'Transformative' Gift

Charles and Lois O'Brien love each other, and they love bugs. The two entomologists have collected more than a million specimens, which they are donating to Arizona State University.

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Sports

The Pregame PB&J: How The Comfort Food Became The NBA's Recipe For Success

"If there's a locker room that doesn't have it, I haven't seen it," says ESPN reporter Baxter Holmes, who expands on his recent story, which details professional basketball's obsession with the snack.

The Pregame PB&J: How The Comfort Food Became The NBA's Recipe For Success

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Stone Brewing's Full Circle Pale Ale — not seen in this photo — was made with water from an advanced filtration system that recycles and purifies San Diego's wastewater. This image was taken at the Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens. Mark Boster/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Beer Brewers Test A Taboo: Recycled Water

When a brewery made a beer made from recycled water, at least one headline asked, "Would You Drink It?" After trying it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer declared the Full Circle Pale Ale "fantastic."

Gov. Gary Herbert resisted recent calls to veto a bill giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country, lowering the blood alcohol limit to .05 percent, down from .08 percent. Last week, demonstrators on both sides of the issue visited the Utah State Capitol. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Utah Cuts DUI Alcohol Limit To Lowest Level In U.S.; Law Also Affects Gun Owners

Utah's new DUI law will also lower the alcohol limit for people carrying guns. The strict law has been controversial in Utah, with hundreds of calls to the governor's office.

North Dakota's governor signed legislation on Thursday allowing people to carry concealed handguns without a permit. Above, a gun shop in Burlington, near Minot, N.D. Mike Kemp/Corbis/Getty Images hide caption

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In North Dakota, No Need For A Permit To Carry A Concealed Handgun

The new measure makes North Dakota the latest of about a dozen states to adopt what gun rights proponents often call "constitutional carry," according to the National Rifle Association.

Kendrick Lamar performs in Brooklyn in December 2016. On Thursday night, Lamar released a new song, "The Heart Part 4," that seems to preview a new album by Lamar, to be released on April 7. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for American Express hide caption

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All Songs Considered

Kendrick Lamar Fires A Warning Shot With New Song 'The Heart Part 4'

The new song from the acclaimed rapper, which takes aim at phony rappers and President Trump alike, climaxes with the revelation of his next album's April 7 release date.