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In this April 5, 2016 photo, a masked and armed policeman patrols a gang controlled neighborhood in San Salvador, El Salvador. Hyper-violent gangs declared open-season on police in this Central American nation in response to a government crackdown that began last year. Justice and Security Minister Mauricio Ramirez Landaverde, who was national police director until January, acknowledged that security forces are vulnerable. (AP Photo/Alex Peña)
Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016

NPR’s Kelly McEvers on her reporting in El Salvador for the podcast Embedded, and how gang killings brought San Salvador’s bus service to a halt.

 
One of many Facebook groups devoted to uncovering the less-than-credible online retailers promising cheap fashion. (Via BuzzFeed News)
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2016

Know those shockingly cheap clothes you see advertised on Facebook? There’s a catch.

 
A portion of a satirical front page future issue of the Boston Globe, published Sunday, April 10, 2016. (Courtesy Boston Globe)
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The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

 
President Barack Obama reacts to his daughter Malia as they boarded Air Force One on Thursday, April 7 for a trip to Chicago, IL. (Via The White House / Pete Souza)
Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016

We tried out Facebook Live — so did it work? Should we try it again? Tell us!

 
(IFrom Left) Penne Arrabbiata and a Make-Ahead Vinaigrette and Salad from Cook's Illustrated. (Courtesy Cook's Illustrated)
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Our April 8 show on tips and tricks for getting even the most reluctant cook in the kitchen included some great recipes from our guests — and those recipes are here!

 
Soul icon James Brown in a 1988 performance in Bremen, Germany. (Courtney Creative Commons)
Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2016

James Brown’s former music director called in today. It wasn’t a planted call, believe us — but that didn’t make it any less spectacular.

 
A portion of the cover for Hope Jahren's new memoir, "Lab Girl." (Courtesy Knopf Publishing)
Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016

“You are worth something. You remember that.” Geobiologist Hope Jahren connects with a young female astrophysicist.

 
Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, center, stands at the lectern to give a statement at the Parliament regarding the Panama papers released yesterday, in Reykjavik on Monday April 4, 2016. On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, he tendered his resignation. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)
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Ian Bremmer thinks the Panama Papers suggest a future of “forced transparency” — but the net results won’t be necessarily positive.

 
An unidentified infant (and future President?) stands behind a miniature presidential podium at the White House during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, March 28, 2016. (Courtesy IJR)
Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016

A Presidential Infant, and further words on the way we share content on your Twitter feeds.

 
In this Feb. 1, 2016 still photo from video, Dr. Anna Groskin, left, examines a patient at the Codman Square Health Center in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Four minutes to save American health care? We can certainly try!

 
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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

Apr 29, 2016
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Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

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Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

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‘Embedded’: How Violent Gangs Are Terrorizing El Salvador
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

NPR’s Kelly McEvers on her reporting in El Salvador for the podcast Embedded, and how gang killings brought San Salvador’s bus service to a halt.

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That Cheap Dress On Facebook? It Isn't Worth It
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Know those shockingly cheap clothes you see advertised on Facebook? There’s a catch.

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The Boston Globe Imagines — And Rejects — A President Trump Front Page
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

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