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The suspect in the shooting deaths of nine people in Charleston, S.C., is in custody. Officials identify him as 21-year-old Dylann Roof. He was taken into custody in Shelby, N. C.
The U.S. Treasury says a woman will appear on the $10 bill starting in 2020. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Matt Wittmann of the American Numismatic Society about the history of U.S. printed currency.
The United Nation's refugee agency says there is a record number of people uprooted by war, conflict and persecution: nearly 60 million.
After a week of legislative maneuvering, the House passed a bill again on Thursday to allow President Obama to negotiate a free trade agreement with Pacific countries.
The Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., has a rich history closely tied to political activism. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rev. Stephen Singleton about the 200-year-old congregation.
President Obama reacted Thursday to Wednesday night's mass shooting at an African-American church in Charleston, S.C. He said that he's had to make this kind of statement "too many times" during his presidency.