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Baylor University demoted its president and fired the head football coach for their handling of allegations of sexual assault by members of the school's football team. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Paula Lavigne of ESPN's Outside the Lines, who reported on the cases and how Baylor officials failed to investigate the allegations and violated Title IX federal law.
In a speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan on Friday, President Obama said the world had "a shared responsibility to look directly into the eye of history," and pursue a world without nuclear weapons. Across the U.S., Americans reacted to the president's speech.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the presidential race and President Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan.
Once upon a time, democracy in Thailand was the envy of its Southeast Asian neighbors. But since a coup in 2014, critics say the regime is digging in with a new constitution that will guarantee the military a permanent role in Thai politics.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, about the presidential candidates' energy strategies after Donald Trump rolled out his platform.
NPR looks at the significance of President Obama's visit to Hiroshima at the conclusion of his last trip to Japan as president. It was the first visit by a sitting U.S. president since an American warplane bombed the city during World War II.