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As the South Carolina city grieves, Steve Inskeep talks to Pastor Thomas Dixon, who is a community activist and president of the Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment.
Steve Inskeep talks to Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel about the U.S. relationship with China on cybersecurity, the South China Sea and global trade.
The U.S. is the world's only developed country that doesn't mandate paid parental leave. Renee Montagne asks Jane Waldfogel of Columbia University about why the U.S. is reluctant to add the benefit.
The Supreme Court has made it much more difficult for governments at every level to regulate signs. And in a separate decision, the court gave states free rein over what may be put on license plates.
HBO's True Detective returns for its second season on Sunday. It has a new cast, setting and story. Our TV critic says the new episodes should have retained a bit more of what worked from last season.
British classical pianist Paul Lewis was heading into rehearsal when a seagull dove at him. He ducked, stumbled and put out a hand to break his fall. He sprained a finger, and will miss a festival.