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Monday, April 21, 2014 3:02amRubin "Hurricane" Carter died Sunday at age 76. The fierce middleweight prizefighter became an international symbol after he was convicted twice for a 1966 triple murder. Bob Dylan championed the New Jersey native's cause in the 1975 song "Hurricane" and Denzel Washington portrayed him in a 1999 film. Carter's conviction was eventually overturned by a federal judge.
Monday, April 21, 2014 3:02am"Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic Kenneth Turan reviews "Transcendence" starring Johnny Depp as an artificial intelligence researcher hunted by anti-tech terrorists.
Monday, April 21, 2014 3:02amTuesday night, Stephen Colbert stops by the CBS "Late Show" to greet the man he'll replace next year, David Letterman. It also spotlights a striking reality in late-night television --almost every host is a white man. Our TV critic has some suggestions on how to break that streak.
Monday, April 21, 2014 3:02amAs some new Army regulations on hair styles spark protest from African American women, Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Lori Tharps. She's an associate professor of journalism at Temple University and co-author of the book, "Hair Story: Untangling The Roots of Black Hair in America."
Monday, April 21, 2014 3:02amThe 118th Boston Marathon is being run on Monday. After last year's bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others, there is heavy security all along the marathon route.