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Jul 21, 2019

19 Mafia Suspects Arrested, Including Some From The Gambino Family
Police in the U.S. and Italy recently arrested a number of mafiosi. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks author John Dickie about a trans-Atlantic criminal connection.

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Jul 21, 2019

As Heat Wave Hits U.S., Air Conditioning Units Struggle To Keep People Cool
Millions of Americans are suffering through a heat wave, and HVAC workers are trying to keep up with calls for help.

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Jul 21, 2019

Constituent In Rep. Ilhan Omar's District Reacts To Trump's Recent Attacks
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Somali immigrant Saciido Shaie about the chants of "send her back" that President Trump's supporters said about her member of Congress.

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Jul 21, 2019

Female Protesters In Puerto Rico Say Governor Has Ignored Their Concerns
Private chats among Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and his inner circle included content that were sexist and homophobic. Protesters in Puerto Rico are calling for the governor's resignation.

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Jul 21, 2019

Local Environmental Issue In New Hampshire Gets A 2020 Boost
Clean water activists are leveraging their state's crucial position in the presidential primaries to get candidates to take up their issue.

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Jul 21, 2019

Mueller Hearings: The Questioning Strategies That Lawmakers Could Implement
Ahead of Robert Mueller's Wednesday testimony, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks former Nixon White House counsel John Dean about the congressional hearing process.

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Jul 21, 2019

Storms, Rising Seas Threaten Louisiana's Unique Mix Of Cultures
Hurricane Barry last weekend was just the latest to batter Louisiana's coast. The state is trying to preserve some traditions before they disappear.

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Jul 21, 2019

San Antonio Steps Up To Help Increasing Flow Of Migrants
Almost every migrant family crossing the Texas border ends up in San Antonio, at least for a day. The city, a downtown church and local charities are offering assistance.

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Jul 21, 2019

The Great South Florida Faja Heist: Thieves Made Off With $2M Worth Of Shapewear
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Miami Herald reporter David Ovalle about a huge heist of shapewear in Florida.

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Jul 21, 2019

50 Years After Apollo 11, Here's What (And How) Astronauts Are Eating
Ever since astronaut John Glenn's first bite of applesauce in 1962, eating in space has been a challenge. NPR talks to former NASA food scientists to see how cosmic cuisine has evolved over the years.

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Jul 20, 2019

50-Year-Old Memories Of Apollo 11
People across the country are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. A number of people on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall remember where they were during the historic moment.

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Jul 20, 2019

Former Planned Parenthood CEO On Leadership Upheaval
NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Pamela Maraldo, former CEO of Planned Parenthood. She left the organization under similar circumstances as Dr. Leana Wen, who was ousted from her position this week.

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Jul 20, 2019

Keeping Cool In The D.C. Heat Wave
A heat wave has much of the U.S. in its grips, including in Washington D.C. But some residents have found ways to cope.

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Jul 20, 2019

ProPublica Report: Black Americans Lose Big Under Longtime Property Provision
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks to ProPublica reporter Lizzie Presser about heirs property, a form of land ownership that has cost black Americans billions of dollars in land loss.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 20, 2019

Trump Administration Revising U.S. Citizenship Test
After a series of pilots, the administration says it will roll out the updated version by December 2020 or early 2021.

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Jul 20, 2019

Trump's Remarks Against Congresswomen Are Not The Only Example Of The 'Go Back' Taunt
Immigrants, the children of immigrants and other people of color or those with minority backgrounds are often told to "go back" home. They share their stories.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 20, 2019

What Could Come At The Mueller Hearings
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the scheduled hearings with special counsel Robert Mueller.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 20, 2019

On Apollo 11 Anniversary, A Former Crew Member Reflects On The Lunar Trip
Humans first landed on the moon 50 years ago on July 20. Former astronaut Michael Collins was a member of the historic mission.

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Jul 20, 2019

California Condors Reach A Milestone Moment
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Tim Hauck of The Peregrine Fund about the hatching of the 1,000th California condor since the late 1980s, when conservation efforts began.

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Jul 20, 2019

Man, It's A Hot One. Here Are Some Ideas For Staying Distracted From The Heat
When it's super hot, sometimes cold thoughts is all you've got. Three NPR colleagues offer suggestions on what to watch, hear and read to get in a chilled state of mind.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 20, 2019

How Constantly Changing Immigration Policies Affect Migrants Already In Danger
The Trump administration issued a new rule requiring migrants to seek protection in another country they travel through before asking for asylum in the U.S.

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Jul 20, 2019

Opinion: Should Republicans Still Call Themselves The Party Of Lincoln?
In defending the president's racist tweets, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy declared, "We are the party of Lincoln." NPR's Scott Simon contends President Lincoln would object.

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Jul 19, 2019

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'
The president's reelection campaign is now selling reusable and recycled straws in their 2020 online store, because they claim "lberal paper straws don't work."

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Jul 19, 2019

What Is 'Unlawful Command Influence' In The Military Justice System?
NPR's Ailsa Chang examines the military justice system's concept of "unlawful command influence" with Professor Stephen Vladeck of The University of Texas at Austin Law School.

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Jul 19, 2019

The History Of Dissent In American Political Life
In light of President Trump's comments about four freshmen lawmakers, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Harvard Professor Khalil Muhammad about the history of dissent in American political life.

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Jul 19, 2019

Former Veterans Affairs Employee Allegedly Defrauded Agency Of Millions Of Dollars
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with George Washington University's Seamus Hughes about a former Department of Veterans Affairs employee who is alleged to have defrauded the agency of millions of dollars.

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Jul 19, 2019

Hawaiian Activists Protest Construction Of World's Largest Telescope In State
Native Hawaiian activists are protesting to prevent the construction of the world's largest telescope on Hawaii's tallest mountain. Now, authorities appear poised to break up the protests.

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Jul 19, 2019

Ex-NSA Contractor Who Stole Top Secret Documents Is Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison
Harold Martin committed the massive theft of government documents over decades, storing files in his car and Maryland home. "My methods were wrong, illegal and highly questionable," Martin said.

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Jul 19, 2019

A Young Jeffrey Epstein Made An Impression On His High School Students
Former students at the Dalton School in Manhattan remember Epstein as a young, charismatic teacher. More than four decades later, Epstein stands accused of sexually abusing dozens of underaged girls.

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Jul 19, 2019

Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Defends Agency's Decisions
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's John Burnett about his interview with Mark Morgan, the acting head of Customs and Border Protection, who addresses the Trump administration new asylum rule.

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Jul 19, 2019

4 Chicago Police Officers Fired For 'Covering Up' 2014 Fatal Shooting
Nearly five years after Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke shot and killed teenager Laquan McDonald, a city panel voted to fire four officers, accusing them of covering up for Van Dyke.

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Jul 19, 2019

Morning News Brief
U.S. destroys an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz. We hear from Mark Morgan, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. And, a heat wave is building across the U.S.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 19, 2019

News Brief: Iranian Drone, Border Crisis, U.S. Heat Wave
U.S. destroys an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz. Mark Morgan, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on the border crisis. And, a heat wave builds across the U.S.

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Jul 19, 2019

Refinery Explosions Raise New Warnings About Deadly Chemical
Chemical experts say recent refinery explosions could have been far more devastating if deadly hydrogen fluoride was released. Some are calling for a ban on the chemical.

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Jul 19, 2019

VIDEO: Man Scales Down At Least 14 Stories Of High-Rise After Fire Reported
It's not clear why the Philadelphia man left the building this way. It is clear that he's a very skilled climber, scaling more than a dozen floors in about three minutes.

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Jul 19, 2019

VIDEO: Man Scrambles Down At Least 14 Stories Of High-Rise After Fire Reported
It's not clear why the Philadelphia man left the building this way. It is clear that he's a very skilled climber, descending more than a dozen floors in about three minutes.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 19, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Hero's Welcome Home Amid Trump Attacks
"We are going to continue to be a nightmare to this president," she said into a megaphone, "because his policies are a nightmare to us. We are not deterred, we are not frightened, we are ready."

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Jul 19, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Resounding Welcome Home Amid Trump Attacks
"We are going to continue to be a nightmare to this president," she said into a megaphone, "because his policies are a nightmare to us. We are not deterred, we are not frightened, we are ready."

NPR U.S. News
Jul 18, 2019

Toys"R"Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

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Jul 18, 2019

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

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Jul 18, 2019

Toys R Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

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Jul 18, 2019

Heat Wave Blankets Much Of The U.S. This Week
It is bringing dangerous, record-breaking temperatures to the Central and Eastern states.

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Jul 18, 2019

Border Protection Disputes Account Of 3-Year-Old Asked To Choose Between Parents
Customs and Border Protection officials are denying an NPR report that a Border Patrol agent asked the girl to choose which of her parents would be sent back to Mexico.

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Jul 18, 2019

A Doggone Good Celebration: Shelter Dogs Graduate Cook County Jail Training Program
Cook County Jail in Illinois has paired shelter dogs with jail detainees, who teach them basic commands to better their chances of finding a "furever" home.

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Jul 18, 2019

Acting Head Of Customs and Border Protection Says New Asylum Rule In 'Pilot' Phase
"Although the new federal regulation allows us to apply that all 2,000 miles along the southwest border, we're not going to do that." Mark Morgan told NPR.

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Jul 18, 2019

High Humidity Could Make Sweeping Heat Wave More Miserable And Dangerous
Much of the country will sweat through a heat wave over the next few days, with intense humidity adding to the danger. It's the kind of event that's becoming more common because of climate change.

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Jul 18, 2019

Kids And Grownups Alike Wowed By Rocket Projected On The Washington Monument
In Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian is treating visitors to exhibits celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. After dark an image of the rocket is projected on the Washington Monument.

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Jul 18, 2019

In Puerto Rico, Ponce Mayor Mayita Meléndez Discusses The State Of The Island
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Mayor Mayita Meléndez of Ponce, Puerto Rico, about growing calls for the governor's resignation.

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Jul 18, 2019

Federal Judge Denies Jeffrey Epstein Bail During Wait For Sex Trafficking Trial
A federal judge has denied Jeffrey Epstein's bail request pending his trial for sex trafficking of minors — implying that he remains a danger and is a flight risk.

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Jul 18, 2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Loses Appeal, Will Stay In Prison
In addition to ordering Shkreli to stay in prison, a fedeal appeals court also affirmed that he must forfeit more than $7.3 million, along with paying restitution of $388,336

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Jul 18, 2019

Journalist Digs Into Years Of Corruption, Dysfunction At Border Protection Agency
Trump said he would hire 5,000 new border patrol agents, but has fallen short of that promise. Garrett Graff discusses the leadership vacuum that's plagued the agency and worsened the border crisis.

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Jul 18, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case
U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered the 66-year-old multimillionaire to remain in jail until trial. Federal prosecutors had called Epstein a flight risk.

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Jul 18, 2019

Tell Us: How Are You Preparing For The Heat Wave?
With heat indexes of up to 115 degrees expected in cities across parts of the country, NPR wants to know how your city, company or organization is planning to keep people cool, hydrated and safe.

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Jul 18, 2019

Michigan Voters React To Trump's Attack On Rep. Rashida Tlaib
Constituents in Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's Michigan district respond to President Trump's tweets attacking her and three other members of Congress.

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Jul 18, 2019

Families Impacted By Boeing 737 Max Crashes Give Emotional Testimony
Families of some of the 346 people killed in two crashes of Boeing 737 Max airplanes on Wednesday gave emotional testimony to a congressional committee investigating the now grounded planes.

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Jul 18, 2019

Homeland Security Chief Faces Off With Democrats On Border Crisis
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan appeared before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday, where Chairman Elijah Cummings said he's wondering "whether there is an empathy defect."

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Jul 18, 2019

Homeland Security Chief To Face Off With Democrats On Border Crisis
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan will appear before the House Oversight and Reform Committee amid a heated debate between the GOP and Democrats about the administration's immigration policies.

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Jul 18, 2019

Homeland Security Chief: Agency Has Made 'Significant Strides' On Border, Migrants
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan appeared before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday, where Chairman Elijah Cummings said he's wondering "whether there is an empathy deficit."

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Jul 18, 2019

WATCH LIVE: Homeland Security Chief Faces Off With Democrats On Border Crisis
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan is appearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee amid a heated debate between the GOP and Democrats about the administration's immigration policies.

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Jul 18, 2019

Puerto Rican Police Fire Tear Gas At Huge Protests Over Governor's Texts
Some of Puerto Rico's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up later when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.

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Jul 18, 2019

Streets A 'War Zone' As Protesters Call For Puerto Rico's Governor To Resign
Some of the island's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up in San Juan when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.

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Jul 18, 2019

Streets Of San Juan A 'War Zone' As Protesters Call For Governor To Resign
Some of Puerto Rico's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up later when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

Court To Decide If Jeffrey Epstein Will Remain Behind Bars Ahead of Sex Crimes Trial
The financier's lawyers want him on house arrest at his mansion. Prosecutors say he should stay in a Manhattan jail. Epstein faces sex trafficking charges and 45 years in prison if convicted.

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Jul 17, 2019

New York Landlords Call Rent Control Laws An 'Illegal Taking' In New Federal Lawsuit
Last month, housing advocates in New York celebrated sweeping new laws that established rent control permanently. Now, landlords say rent limits are unconstitutional.

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Jul 17, 2019

Fired Over Too Much Tupac? A Rap-Loving Bureaucrat From Iowa Says He Hopes Not
The former head of Iowa's Department of Human Services says that, ideally, his dismissal will lead to "having open discussions about race and what we have in common, instead of what separates us."

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Jul 17, 2019

Planned Parenthood Officials Say They've Halted Use Of Title X Family Planning Funds
The move follows an announcement this week by the Trump administration that it will enforce new rules forbidding groups that receive the funds from counseling patients about abortion.

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Jul 17, 2019

Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charges Against Actor Kevin Spacey In Sexual Assault Case
Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said in court documents filed Wednesday, he was abandoning the case "due to the unavailability of the complaining witness."

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Jul 17, 2019

'No Meaningful Oversight': ICE Contractor Overlooked Problems At Detention Centers
Public scrutiny of the health and safety conditions at immigration detention centers is growing. But the contractor ICE hired to inspect those conditions is accused of ignoring problems for years.

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Jul 17, 2019

Federal Judge Awards Jewish Woman $14 Million In Case Against Neo-Nazi Trolls
A federal judge has awarded $14 million to a Montana realtor in her case against the founder of a neo-Nazi website whose followers threatened her via a "troll storm."

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Jul 17, 2019

Puerto Rican Artists And Celebrities Fly In To Protest The Island's Governor
Puerto Ricans are protesting for a fifth day demanding the resignation of the governor. Wednesday's march is expected to be the biggest yet thanks to participation of the island's biggest stars.

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Jul 17, 2019

Opioid Epidemic 'Road Map' Shows 76 Billion Pills Distributed Between 2006 And 2012
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Washington Post reporter Scott Higham about federal data that shows the scope of the opioid crisis: 76 billion pills distributed between 2006 through 2012.

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Jul 17, 2019

Mexican Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Sentenced To Life In Prison, Plus 30 Years
Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug kingpin better known as "El Chapo" was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

How Cuban American Communities Are Reacting To Trump's Racist Comments
Cuban Americans are among President Trump's most reliable supporters and helped him win Florida. A sampling of Cuban American voters in Miami finds most untroubled by his recent racist comments.

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Jul 17, 2019

What Does The New Asylum Rule Mean For Migrants Waiting To Enter The U.S. Legally?
News of the Trump administration's new asylum rule hit one group particularly hard: asylum-seekers who have been waiting in Mexican cities for their turn to cross the border legally at ports of entry.

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Jul 17, 2019

Trump's New Asylum Rules A Hard Blow To The Thousands Waiting To Cross Legally
"People arrive here, they get in line, everything is very regulated," said one migrant who has waited three months. "And now comes this new decree that you have to get asylum in a third country."

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Jul 17, 2019

No F-35 Fighter Jets For Turkey, White House Says In Rebuke Over Russian Missiles
"The F-35 cannot coexist with a Russian intelligence collection platform that will be used to learn about its advanced capabilities," White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said.

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Jul 17, 2019

Menstrual Cups: Study Finds They're Safe To Use — And People Like Them
A comprehensive analysis looks at the cup, its ability to prevent leaks — and whether it could be a viable alternative to pads and tampons in low-income countries.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

Trump's Racist Comments Find Support In Montana
"If they don't want to be here, they should probably go somewhere else," Trump supporter Tanner Lineberry said of the four congresswomen targeted by President Trump.

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Jul 17, 2019

WNBA Suspends Riquna Williams For 10 Games Over Alleged Domestic Violence
The Los Angeles Sparks guard was charged months ago with assaulting an ex-girlfriend. She will miss nearly a third of the regular season, and the WNBA players union plans to file a grievance.

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Jul 17, 2019

As Scrutiny Of China Grows, Some U.S. Schools Drop A Language Program
At least 13 U.S. universities have shut down their Confucius Institutes, which are funded by China's government. Critics say the program could be used to recruit spies or steal university research.

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Jul 17, 2019

U.S. Asylum Agents: 'Very Little Time' To Prepare Before New Immigration Rule
The memo, written by the head of asylum at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, notified officers that immigrants at the southern border are ineligible for asylum, with a few exceptions.

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Jul 17, 2019

'Vulnerable' Migrants Should Be Exempt From 'Remain In Mexico,' But Many Are Not
As migrants are returned to Mexican border cities, the government says it makes exceptions for those who are "vulnerable" to stay in the U.S. But advocates say that's not happening consistently.

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Jul 17, 2019

'Escalante's Dream' Retraces The Steps Of The 'Spanish Lewis And Clark'
After a cancer diagnosis, author and noted mountaineer David Roberts sets out on the trail of Atanasio Domínguez and Silvestre Vélez de Escalante, remaining dutiful to the route some 240 years later.

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Jul 17, 2019

Mexican Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Is Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In U.S. Prison
Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the 62-year-old former head of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, was convicted in February for drug crimes. A life sentence was mandatory.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

Postcard Mailed During 1993 Hong Kong Trip Is Just Delivered
A man was visiting Hong Kong and he sent a postcard home to his children. The State Journal-Register reports it took 26 years to reach a house in Illinois that now has different occupants.

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Jul 17, 2019

Future Of Key Farming Research Uncertain As 2/3 Of USDA Staff Say They Won't Move
The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

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Jul 17, 2019

Scientists Desert USDA As Agency Relocates To Kansas City Area
The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

With New Asylum Policy In Place, Some Migrants Are Left In Limbo
A new rule by the Trump administration regarding migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border have left them in limbo. The ACLU and other groups are challenging the rule in court.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

After Less Than A Year, Planned Parenthood Ousts Its President Leana Wen
Planned Parenthood has removed its president less than a year after she was appointed as the organization's president. Leana Wen wrote on Twitter that she was ousted during a "secret meeting."

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Jul 17, 2019

5 Years After Eric Garner's Death, Activists Continue Fight For 'Another Day To Live'
"There's not one day that goes by I don't think about Eric Garner," said activist Nupol Kiazolu. "All we're doing is fighting for equity and another day to live."

NPR U.S. News
Jul 17, 2019

Opinion: Report On Racism, But Ditch The Labels
I understand the moral outrage behind wanting to call the president's tweets racist. But I disagree.

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Jul 16, 2019

For Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary, The Washington Monument Becomes A Rocket
Fifty years after the Saturn V rocket carried the astronauts to the moon, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is honoring the historic mission with a giant holograph.

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Jul 16, 2019

For Apollo 11's Anniversary, The Washington Monument Becomes A Rocket
Fifty years after the Saturn V rocket carried the astronauts to the moon, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum honors the historic mission with a giant holograph.

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Jul 16, 2019

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, A Maverick On The Bench, Dies At 99
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99. Appointed by President Gerald Ford, he was known for his "crafty and genial hand" and as a "judge's judge."

NPR U.S. News
Jul 16, 2019

Federal Judge Orders Release Of Dataset Showing Drug Industry's Role In Opioid Crisis
As addiction has soared, drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies profited off opioids. Newly released data details who made the pills, where they were sold, and which communities were hit hardest.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 16, 2019

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push
Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading statements by officials.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 16, 2019

The Fight For Michigan's Upper Peninsula: A Story About Soda And State Borders
A map drawn for a Mountain Dew promotional campaign accidentally drew Michigan's Upper Peninsula as part of Wisconsin, which led NPR to wonder how Michigan got the Upper Peninsula in the first place.

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Jul 16, 2019

Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen Removed From Position After Less Than A Year
Planned Parenthood has parted ways with its president and CEO, Dr. Leana Wen. Wen says the decision was made in a secret meeting that she wasn't asked to attend.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 16, 2019

Bureau Of Land Management Moves Headquarters To Grand Junction, Colo.
The Bureau of Land Management headquarters is moving from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Colo. The Trump administration says it wants the agency to be nearer to the places it oversees.

NPR U.S. News
Jul 16, 2019

Suspect Arrested In Death Of African American Museum Founder Discovered In Car Trunk
Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was a community fixture in Baton Rouge, La. Police say the suspect was one of Roberts-Joseph's tenants who was behind on his rent.

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