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TONIGHT at 9pm: "America After Charleston," a PBS town hall meeting

September 21, 2015
Join a town hall meeting to explore the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June. Washington Week's Gwen Ifill moderates.
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What we’ve learned about racial inequity in Ferguson

September 14, 2015
A new report by the Ferguson Commission, appointed to respond to racial inequity, calls for 200 changes to policing, education, housing, health care access and more across St. Louis and Missouri. Gwen Ifill discusses the reform recommendations with Rev. Starsky Wilson of the Ferguson Commission and Maria Chappelle-Nadal, a Missouri state senator.
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State Department asks FBI about records on Hillary Clinton server, thumb drive

September 4, 2015
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Complying with a court order, the State Department has contacted the FBI to ask if the law enforcement agency has come across certain official records as it conducts a review of Hillary Clinton's email server and back-up records her lawyer kept on a thumb drive.
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New Cellphone Surveillance Safeguards Imposed On Federal Law Enforcement

September 4, 2015
Carrie Johnson | NPR
The Justice Department says it will beef up legal requirements for using cell-site simulators, an increasingly controversial form of surveillance technology that secretly gathers data about mobile devices.
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Could Clinton Face Criminal Charges Over Her Email?

August 20, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
As federal agents look into whether classified information in Hillary Clinton's private email was compromised, there's debate over whether she could be charged with a crime.
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Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server turned over to FBI

August 13, 2015
Karen Tumulty, Tom Hamburger | The Washington Post
The e-mail server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton when she served as secretary of state was turned over to the FBI late Wednesday afternoon from a private data center in New Jersey, according to an attorney familiar with the transfer.
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Cincinnati police chief: Body cameras should be required equipment

July 30, 2015
The killing of Sam DuBose in Cincinnati is not the first time the city has been rocked by an officer-involved shooting. Back in 2001, another event triggered five days of riots. Gwen Ifill speaks to Cincinnati police chief Jeffrey Blackwell about the city’s changes in policing and how the latest death has stirred up old feelings.
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Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released From Prison In November

July 29, 2015
Carrie Johnson | NPR
Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard is expected to be released from prison in November, after serving 30 years of a life sentence.
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$100 million body camera bill is personal for Sen. Scott

July 28, 2015
Manu Raju | POLITICO
Tim Scott was horrified by the video, played on an endless cable TV loop: Walter Scott, a 50-year-old unarmed black man, fleeing from a cop in South Carolina — only to be shot to death by the officer.
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