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- For Many Adopted Dogs, The Journey Home Takes A Thousand Miles
In Puerto Rico, poverty and lax rules have stranded about 300,000 dogs as strays. So, rescue groups are sending many of those dogs to the mainland â€” and trying to change attitudes on the island.
- Texas Attorney General Indicted On Felony Charges, 'New York Times' Reports
State attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted on three counts of securities fraud, according to the <em>Times</em>, and is expected to turn himself in to authorities on Monday.
- A Lawyer's Advice For Black Men At Traffic Stops: 'Comply Now, Contest Later'
Attorney Eric Broyles teamed up with a police officer to pen a handbook for African-American men dealing with police encounters. Above all, he recommends clarity, empathy â€” and getting badge numbers.
- SuperPACs Report Their Funds â€” And The Numbers Are Staggering
SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.
- ISIS Is No Weaker Than A Year Ago, Officials Say
U.S. officials believe the recent bombing campaign has done little to dislodge the self-declared Islamic State from Iraq and Syria, says an Associated Press report. AP reporter Ken Dilanian explains.
- SuperPAC Fundraising Already Dwarfs 2012 Levels
With the first big superPAC fundraising report of the 2016 campaign, it's already clear that this presidential election will be fueled by gargantuan sums of money.
- Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead
Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.
- Empire Strikes PAC And Other Punny SuperPAC Names
My Cat Xavier For a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow superPAC backed Hank the Cat in the 2012 Virginia Senate election. Xavier also cared about naps, treats, and prison reform.
- Police-Community Collaboration Has Helped Kept Peace In Cincinnati
A 2001 agreement between Cincinnati police, the police union and community groups is credited with keeping protests peaceful there after the killing of an unarmed black motorist by a police officer.
- At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough
Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.
- Edison's 'Little Monsters' Restored To Their Original Freakishness
Visitors at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park can hear newly-restored Edison talking dolls. They are the stuff of nightmares. <em>This story originally aired May 5 on</em> All Things Considered.
- Kerry Aims To Repair Relations With Egypt
Secretary of State John Kerry visits Egypt on Sunday as the two countries intensify ties, despite the concerns of human rights advocates.
- Kurdish Militias Appear To Be Sidelined By U.S.-Turkey Military Deal
The military deal reached by the United States and Turkey is an attempt to refocus the fight against ISIS. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Frank Ricciardone.
- Black Lives Matter: Coming To A Museum Near You?
How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open next fall.
- Winds Of Change? Rhode Island Hopes For First Offshore Wind Farm
Rhode Island is trying to have more success than a similar project off the coast of Massachusetts. However some residents worry the farm will disrupt the ocean view.