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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:29:00 -0400Senate GOP leadership has refused to hold hearings or a vote on the moderate judge's nomination. Yet, with the prospect of a Clinton presidency, might conservatives be having second thoughts?
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:38:00 -0400The Lone Star State has gone Republican for the past 40 years, but GOP women have soured on Donald Trump and Latinos are fired up against him.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:27:00 -0400An enormous television audience was expected for the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate. Crowds of voters also gathered in homes, restaurants and bars to watch the candidates go toe to toe.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:37:00 -0400As the extent of the 9/11 attacks became known, 38 planes were rerouted to Gander, Newfoundland. More than 6,000 passengers and crew were taken in by families there. Their story is the subject of a new musical called, Come From Away, which runs at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., in September and October before heading to Broadway.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:26:00 -0400Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced Thursday he is retiring from his position. Brown, a 33-year veteran of the department, did not give a reason for leaving the force. His retirement is effective Oct. 22.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:23:00 -0400Transgender students in U.S. schools may not be able to use the restroom of their gender identity when school begins this year. A federal judge in Texas blocked the implementation of Obama administration guidance that says transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:38:00 -0400Hundreds of applicants poured into the Dallas police following the fatal shooting of five officers. But comparatively low salaries continue to complicate efforts to recruit and retain good officers.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:05:00 -0400The probe continues in the murder of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La. The group Together Baton Rouge offered some specific ideas on how to bring the divided city together.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:06:00 -0400In Louisiana, the investigation continues into the murder of three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers. Gavin Long, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq shot, 6 officers before being killed by SWAT.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:35:00 -0400Three Dallas officers killed when a gunman opened fire on a peaceful protest were buried Wednesday. Sgt. Michael Smith, Senior Cpl. Lorne B. Ahrens and Brent Thompson, an officer with Dallas Area Rapid Transit, are the first of five officers killed last Thursday to be buried.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:26:00 -0400Funerals are planned this week for some of the five police officers killed in an ambush last week during a downtown Dallas protest. President Obama and former President George W. Bush are speaking at an interfaith memorial Tuesday.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:29:16 -0400Law enforcement in Dallas continue the investigation into the fatal shooting of five police officers during a peaceful protest last week.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:00:19 -0400NPR correspondents talk about the aftermath and response to a deadly attack on Dallas police officers, including a statement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Also heard: a pastor and a police chief.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:11:20 -0400Gunmen opened fire at the end of a protest in downtown Dallas, shooting 12 police officers, five of them fatally. KERA reporter Stella Chavez and protest organizer Jeff Hood talk with Morning Edition.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:59:00 -0400NPR correspondents and Sarah Mervosh of the Dallas Morning News talk about the latest from Dallas, U.S. law enforcement and politics, and Friday's news conference by the Dallas police chief and mayor.