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Federal authorities are investigating the attack in Charleston, S.C., as a hate crime. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones about what that means for the prosecution.
Charleston, S.C., is reeling in the aftermath of Wednesday night's mass shooting at a historic black church. At the church Friday, residents are coming to pay their respects.
NPR's Melissa Block talks to New York Times reporter Frances Robles who spoke with friends of Dylann Roof, the suspect in Wednesday's shooting.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to members of the media after visiting t...
The shooting at a historically black church in Charleston briefly put a pause on the campaign. But eventually politics crept back in, and both sides, as usual, took different lessons from the tragedy.
Woodson, the author of the young adult novel Brown Girl Dreaming, says that growing up in South Carolina, she knew that the safest place was with her family. Originally broadcast Dec. 10, 2014.
Director Pete Docter had the idea for this movie a little over five years ago after he saw his own 11-year-old daughter become sad and tried to imagine how the world looked through her eyes.