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Barry was a controversial politician whose political career took a turn when he was convicted of drug possession. Renee Montagne talks Kevin Merida of The Washington Post about Barry's comebacks.
President Obama announced his plans for immigration change that do an end run around Congress. Republicans are upset that the president is using executive actions to push through the action he wants.
President Obama posthumously honors James Cheney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The three were murdered during Mississippi's Freedom Summer 50 years ago.
There is no announcement yet from the grand jury investigating the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black, 18-year-old. The panel is deciding whether to indict a white police officer in his death.
The beloved storybook character probably won't have a new playground named after him in one Polish town. Some officials there complained about the bear's immodest clothing.
If men want to understand child birth, a hospital in China will simulate contractions. A nurse will shock a man's abdomen with electrodes for up to five minutes.