Hosni Mubarak

August 21, 2013

Release Mubarak, Egyptian Court Orders

An Egyptian court has ordered that former President Hosni Mubarak be released from custody while he awaits a retrial on charges related to the killing of protesters during the 2011 protests that led to the toppling of his government, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Cairo.


Edith Lee-Payne

(Rowland Scherman)

August 21, 2013

At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child

For the month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. Approximately 250,000 people descended on the nation's capital from all over the country for the mass demonstration.


August 20, 2013

Judge Rules Against Casinos In Blago-Linked Case

A judge in a long-running civil case has ruled against casinos that claimed Illinois legislators passed laws helping competitors in the racetrack industry under pressure from then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.


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