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A discrimination complaint against Harvard has renewed focus on the fairness of admissions decisions. The process must be rational, says counselor and blogger Jim Jump, but it's not often fair.
Ireland voted today to legalize same-sex marriage, making it the first country to do so by popular vote. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Irish journalist Daniel McConnell about the results.
Cleveland residents are on edge after a white police officer was found not guilty in the 2012 shooting deaths of an unarmed black driver and his passenger. The shooting ended a high-speed car chase.
Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.
Alfonso Ribeiro, best known as Carlton Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Ai...
Ribeiro will take over as host for the 26th season of America's Funniest Home Videos in the fall. He says he'll add his energy and flavor, but "the videos are truly the stars of this show."
Producer Rebecca Hersher is just back from a monthlong reporting trip to Afghanistan. She talks to host Arun Rath about her experience.