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In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued

Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR's Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.


Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret

The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.


Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy

Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can't accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.


Obama Pardons Turkeys Mac And Cheese

Per tradition, President Obama pardoned two turkeys at the White House on Wednesday.


In Miami, Haitian Immigrants Wonder What Immigration Action Means For Them

Thousands of Haitians (by one estimation) who fled to the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will not enjoy any benefit because they arrived after the cutoff.


Obama's Immigration Action Brings Joy, Sadness For Undocumented Irish

There are an estimated 12,000 undocumented Irish in Boston — only a portion of whom will be affected by President Obama's immigration plan.


'Undocumented' Stigma A Barrier In Asian-American Communities

In Monterrey Park, Calif. — home to the fastest growing population of Chinese immigrants in the U.S. — community leaders are trying to get the word out about "deferred action" eligibility.


Wintry Weather Means Slow-Going For Many Holiday Travelers

A nor'easter is likely to make a mess of roads in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.


Justice Ginsburg Expected Back On The Bench Soon After Surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery for a coronary blockage on Tuesday night and had a stent placed in an artery. The 81-year-old justice had felt discomfort while exercising.


Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated

Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.


How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community — and give thanks to one another.


Why American Honey Importers Are Wary Of 'Turkish' Honey

American honey importers say they've noticed an odd surge in cheap honey from Turkey. They think some of that honey really came from China, which is subject to U.S. trade restrictions.


In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.


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    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    More than a decade after her death, actress Katherine Hepburn remains a vivid personality. The Sacramento Theatre Company is premiering a play based on Hepburn's life, with noted actress Janis Stevens.

  • Theater Review: Anna Karenina

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    Sacramento’s Capital Stage is staging an adaptation of a literary classic: Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel “Anna Karenina.” CapRadio's Theatre Critic Jeff Hudson says the elaborately-staged show is a feast for the eye and ear.

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