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What We See In The Eric Garner Video, And What We Don't

Once again, an unarmed black man has died in a confrontation with police. This time the clash was captured on video. You'd think that might make everything clearer. You'd be wrong.


Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack

It's hard not to worry about heart problems when running hard in hot weather. But heat stroke is a far bigger health risk, researchers say. Marathon organizers are trying to make races safer.


N.H. Promises To Let D.C. Residents Buy Booze There

A clerk in Concord recently refused to sell liquor to a resident of the nation's capital because state law says licenses from other states can be used to buy booze, and Washington isn't a state.


Crews Are Containing Western Wildfires, But More Bad Weather's Ahead

Firefighters are making good progress on a number of destructive wildfires burning in the West. In Washington, fire crews are hoping to contain the largest fire in that state's history within the next week.


Ruling Against D.C.'s Gun Law Sends Local Officials Scrambling

A federal judge struck down the city's ban on carrying handguns in public. The latest ruling follows a Supreme Court decision in 2008 that overturned the city's blanket ban on handgun ownership.


LA Bicycle Commuters Form 'Bike Trains' For Safety

A challenge in getting people to bike in big cities is fear of an accident. So a group of activists started a network of bicycle commuters. This story first aired on Weekends on All Things Considered.


What Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension For Assault Says About The NFL

Linda Wertheimer talks with Bloomberg View sportswriter Kavitha Davidson about the NFL's suspension of the Baltimore Ravens running back for assaulting his then-fiancee, now wife.


A Compromise Deal On Overhauling The VA, But Will It Pass?

House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.


Ghost Cats And Musket Balls: Stories Told By Capitol Interns

Giving Capitol tours to constituents is a primary duty of Hill interns. They provide a great deal of information, but sometimes they're a little short on actual history.


U.S. Accuses Russia Of Violating Nuclear Treaty

Calling the matter "very serious," an Obama administration official says Russia violated the pact by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.


LA Judge Rules Sale Of Clippers Can Move Ahead

A Los Angeles judge has issued a preliminary ruling against embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling.


Judge Rules Against Sterling, Allows LA Clippers Sale To Proceed

A California judge gave the green light to the sale of the team, which Donald Sterling's estranged wife had arranged in May.


Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.


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    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is staging the comedy “As You Like It” with a cast of professional actors who interpret the script in a novel way, with a syncopated beat. The unexpected transfer works out surprisingly well, says our Jeff Hudson.

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    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Sacramento’s Music Circus is reviving the classic musical “South Pacific,” a show that despite its age remains popular with audiences. This old favorite endures in part because it offers a fascinating confluence of musical styles.

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