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Courts have ruled that civilians have a constitutional right to videotape police encounters in public. But civilians are not allowed to interfere with police activity.
In the massive heap of "singer-songwriters," Becca Stevens Band is a gem. NPR reviews her new album, Perfect Animal.
President Obama is in Jamaica, where the U.S. is trying to gain influence in the region by using a powerful tool — energy.
A short story written by Queen Victoria when she was just 10 years old is to be published for the first time in June.
In South Carolina, the state investigation continues into the police shooting death of a motorist. Cell phone video shows a police officer firing eight shots at Walter Scott as he ran away.
A scuffle between members of a Cuban delegation and anti-Castro groups has raised tensions in Panama, ahead of the Summit of the Americas.