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On the sidelines of the Americas summit, tensions rose for a second day between pro and anti-Castro participants. On Wednesday, two opposing Cuban groups actually came to blows at a Panama City park.
Steve Inskeep talks to Chris Gunness, a spokesman for the U.N.'s relief agency, about the situation at Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp. Militants from the self-proclaimed Islamic State control the area.
Cell phone video led to murder charges against a S.C. police officer for the shooting death of an unarmed man. Eyewitness videos can be helpful, but they don't always result in criminal charges.
An Iraq war veteran talks about his struggles with a brain injury after returning home. (This piece initially aired on Nov. 8, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).
Rand Paul kicked off his campaign with media interviews and stops in states with early nominating contests. Reporters wanted to know if he'd shifted his views to better appeal to GOP voters.
Steve Inskeep talks to former Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyed Hossein Mousavian, who is now with Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security.