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Food
7:51 am
Sun April 26, 2015

In This Museum, Visitors Can Eat At The Exhibits

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 12:17 pm

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It's All Politics
1:15 am
Sun April 26, 2015

8 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

President Obama during his speech at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, D.C., Saturday night.
Evan Vucci AP

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 3:30 am

It's a long-time ritual — American presidents going before the Washington journalists who cover them to recognize some of the best work of the prior year from the assembled crowd.

Of course, there are also jokes. Here are eight Obama jokes that stood out from the 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner:

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Movies
5:27 pm
Sat April 25, 2015

Why Some Native Actors Quit 'Ridiculous Six'

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 6:23 pm

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U.S.
5:27 pm
Sat April 25, 2015

Behind The Scenes At Eric Holder's Last Day At The Justice Department

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 10:39 pm

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U.S.
5:27 pm
Sat April 25, 2015

The Armenian Diaspora Remembers And Mourns

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 6:23 pm

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The Two-Way
2:17 pm
Sat April 25, 2015

After Baltimore March, Clashes Between Protesters, Police

Earlier this week, protesters marched for Freddie Gray through downtown Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. A larger protest is planned for Saturday afternoon.
Patrick Semansky AP

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 6:51 pm

Updated at 7:40 p.m.

Protesters who have turned out in the streets of Baltimore for several days to express anger over the police custody death of Freddie Gray have gathered in their largest demonstration to date Saturday afternoon.

Organizers and supporters, who vowed to "shut down" the city, were using social media to share video of crowds gathering to protest the April 12 death of Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury while in custody.

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Business
9:33 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

A reporter stands outside the front door of a house registered to a trading company operated by Navinder Singh Sarao in Hounslow, west of London. on April 22, 2015. Sarao was arrested in connection with the Wall Street flash crash of 2010.
Adrian Dennis AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 3:58 pm

It has been five years since the so-called flash crash on Wall Street raised big questions about computerized trading. What caused the flash crash has been a topic of debate ever since. U.S. officials revived the debate this week by arresting a little-known trader in London.

May 6, 2010 started out as an ordinary trading day on Wall Street. Then, at around 2:45 in the afternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 600 points within the space of a few minutes, before correcting itself.

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Code Switch
9:03 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Questioning The Black Male Experience In America

"Question Bridge: Black Males" attempts to represent black male identity in America via a video question-and-answer exchange. At top center is Jesse Williams, the project's executive producer.
Question Bridge: Black Males

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 6:34 pm

How would you like to be remembered, in a word or two? That question was posed by a black man and answered by other black men in a multimedia art project called "Question Bridge: Black Males."

Some of the answers to that query included "warrior," "sincere," "motivated," "dedicated," "family-oriented" and "father."

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Race
7:49 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Protesters Plan To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 12:36 pm

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Law
7:43 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Patti Reagan: Hinkley Still Capable Of Violence

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 12:36 pm

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