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The Rev. Jamal Bryant leads a rally outside of the Baltimore Police Department's Western District police station during a march and vigil for Freddie Gray, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP)

Loretta Lynch gets a vote. Race and anger in Baltimore. Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Petraeus, sentenced. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Hour 2
Dick West (Dr. Walter Richard West, Wah-pah-nah-yah or Wapah Nahya, Light Foot Runner), 1912−1996, Southern Cheyenne, Oklahoma. Cheyenne Sun Dance—The Third Day, 1949. Paper, casein, 24 5/8 x 35 1/8 inches. © 2013 Philbrook Museum of Art, Inc., Museum purchase, 1949.20, Photo: John Lamberton.

Artists of earth and sky. Rawhide, bear claw, eagle feathers and the glory of America’s Plans Indians, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 
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Dick West (Dr. Walter Richard West, Wah-pah-nah-yah or Wapah Nahya, Light Foot Runner), 1912−1996, Southern Cheyenne, Oklahoma. Cheyenne Sun Dance—The Third Day, 1949. Paper, casein, 24 5/8 x 35 1/8 inches. © 2013 Philbrook Museum of Art, Inc., Museum purchase, 1949.20, Photo: John Lamberton.

Artists of earth and sky. Rawhide, bear claw, eagle feathers and the glory of America’s Plans Indians, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 
Apr 24, 2015
The Rev. Jamal Bryant leads a rally outside of the Baltimore Police Department's Western District police station during a march and vigil for Freddie Gray, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP)

Loretta Lynch gets a vote. Race and anger in Baltimore. Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Petraeus, sentenced. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Apr 23, 2015
In this Sunday, April 12, 2015 pool photo Pope Francis, right, is greeted by Catholicos Aram I, second left, and the head of Armenia's Orthodox Church Karekin II, left, during an Armenian-Rite Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican. Pope Francis on Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling the massacre by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urging the international community to recognize it as such. (AP)

One hundred years after the genocide, Armenians are still working through the story. Writers Litty Mathew and Eric Bogosian join us.

 
Apr 23, 2015
In this file photo, Waiter Spencer Meline serves a customer at Ivar's Acres of Clams restaurant on the Seattle waterfront Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  Seattle's minimum wage will rise to $15 an hour by August 2015. (AP)

The tipping economy in America. It’s huge. It’s being challenged. It may be changing.

 
Apr 22, 2015
A portion of the cover of Cynthia Barnett's "Rain" A Natural and Cultural History." (Crown Publishing)

All about rain. From poems and paintings to parched earth. We’ll hear a natural and cultural history of rain.

 
Apr 22, 2015
In this Nov. 16, 2009 file photo, chickens stand in their cages at a farm near Stuart, Iowa. Discovery of the bird flu on an Iowa turkey farm has raised serious concerns that the bird killer could find its way into chicken barns in the nation’s top egg-producing state and rapidly decimate the flocks that provide the U.S. with its breakfast staple.  (AP)

A major American outbreak of bird flu. Millions of hens and turkeys are being destroyed in the Midwest to stop the spread. We’ll look at what’s at stake. Plus: the latest in a big recall for Blue Bell Creamery

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Jul 24, 2014
Former Secretary of State, US Senator and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton made her long-assumed campaign for President official last week. We last talked to the now-candidate in summer 2014. [Listen Back]
 
Aug 7, 2013
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was the second major candidate in the 2016 presidential race to formally announce a bid. The Senator last joined us in 2013. [Listen Back]
 
Oct 25, 2010
The judge in the lawsuit brought against the National Football League by a large group of former players after suffering concussions during league play has approved a settlement. Players could receive up to $5 million each in response. [Listen Back]
 
Feb 18, 2014
Elizabeth Kolbert, a New Yorker staff writer and author of "The Sixth Extinction," won the non-fiction 2015 Pulitzer Prize for that book. She joined us last year to talk about her reporting. [Listen Back]
 
Jul 8, 2009
The Catholic Church has formally -- and rather unexpectedly -- ended its controversial review of American nuns. It's been in place since 2012, and we looked at the beginnings of the review in 2009. [Listen Back]
 
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Your Favorite Musical Memories Of Rain
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

When we say ‘rain,’ you say ‘…?’ (Here’s what you really said when we said ‘rain.’)

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Three LIVE Tracks From Flor De Toloache
Friday, April 17, 2015

Fantastic live tracks from the amazing women of Flor de Toloache.

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Our Week In The Web: April 17, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015

Interactions on Facebook, campaign time begins and a truck full of bees.

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Parents Speak Out On Autism Care ‘Cliff’
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Stories of autism care for adults from our callers and, maybe, from you, too.

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