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One way to bring black and white residents together, says Pastor Daryl Meese, is to break bread and actually talk to one another. So he started a weekly potluck at his Ferguson church.
According to Wall Street Journal reporter Rob Barry, hundreds of justifiable homicides by police have gone uncounted in national statistics maintained by the FBI. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Barry about his report.
The Defense Department announced Sunday that six men being held at Guantanamo Bay prison have been transferred to Uruguay. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Charlie Savage of the New York Times.
Fifty years ago this week, John Coltrane and his band stepped into the studio to lay down the tracks on what would become his most important statement: "A Love Supreme." NPR's Arun Rath takes a look back at the album.
Democrat Mary Landrieu was the lone Democrat from the deep south in the Senate. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Emory University professor Andra Gillespie about the changing political landscape of the South.
Top-division college football announced the teams in its first-ever playoff: Alabama, Oregon, Ohio State and Florida State. But the next division down, has had a playoff since the 1970s — with 24 teams.