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NPR's Neal Conan reflects on his 11 years of hosting Talk of the Nation and thanks some of the influential contributors to the show along the way. After 36 years at NPR, Conan signs off.
The act, which turned 50 last year, ended the era of legal segregation in public accommodations, like restaurants and hotels. Author Todd Purdum talks about the battles that surrounded it.
In the mid-1920s, Paramount Records was the leading blues label in America. The second box set featuring this music was released in late 2014.
A video from the so-called Islamic State purports to show a mass beheading of Coptic Christians from Egypt. The 21 Egyptians were kidnapped in Libya last week.
A ceasefire went into effect in eastern Ukraine over the weekend but confrontation continues in the strategic area of Debaltseve. David Greene talks to freelance reporter Alec Luhn.
After a deadly attack outside a synagogue in Copenhagen, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said his government is considering a fund to support Jewish immigration from France, Belgium and Ukraine.