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Win Or Go Home: U.S. Takes On Spain In Women's World Cup

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The United States opens its Round of 16 in the Women's World Cup with a game against Spain. It's only the second time the two teams have ever met.

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8 Political Questions Ahead Of The 1st Democratic Debates

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Twenty candidates will take the stage over two nights in Miami this week. With front-runner Joe Biden under pressure, can another candidate, like Elizabeth Warren, make the most of the opportunity?

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How Iranian Americans Are Responding To Tensions With Tehran

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:37

Approximately half a million people of Iranian heritage live in the U.S. Reza Goharzad, host of "Politics & Society with Reza Goharzad," talks about how they are handling escalating tensions.

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Palestinian Business Leaders Plan To Boycott White House Economic Workshop

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:32

The White House has invited Palestinian business executives to its economics and peace workshop in Bahrain next week where part of its Mideast peace plan will be discussed, but few plan to attend.

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Brazilians Gather For Gay Pride Parade, Hoping To Send Message To Jair Bolsonaro

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:32

Brazilians gathered today for a massive LGBTQ Pride parade in the city of Sao Paulo. This, despite the new president's record of homophobic statements.

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AFL-CIO President Says USMCA Trade Deal Still Needs Improvement

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:32

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Richard Trumka about the union's opposition to the proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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At Sunday School, Jimmy Carter Discusses Iran, Says Peace Is A Choice

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:32

Former president Jimmy Carter addressed the U.S. tensions with Iran in a Sunday school lesson at the church he attends in Plains, Ga.

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A New Hope: Seal Learns To Sing Star Wars Theme

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:11

Researchers say teaching seals to copy melodies might help inform speech therapy for humans.

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Ethiopia Army Chief Killed In Attempted Coup, Government Says

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:06

Two attacks have left at least four officials dead, authorities say. They accuse a brigadier general who was given amnesty and released from prison.

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Dave Bartholomew, A Father Of Rock And Roll, Dead At 100

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 14:47

The Louisiana native became a mentor to Fats Domino, transitioning from well-regarded horn player to producer and arranger of some of rock and roll's bedrock artists.

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Meet The Residents Of A Norwegian Island Who Want To Kill Time — Literally

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 13:59

Can time become a thing of the past? An island that sits north of the Arctic Circle enjoys 70 days of unending sunlight, and its residents argue that time is meaningless there.

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Opposition Candidate Wins Again In Rerun Of Istanbul's Mayoral Election

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 13:39

After results of the March election, in which the opposition party won, residents voted again on Sunday in what is widely being seen as a referendum on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Doctors Learn The Nuts And Bolts Of Robotic Surgery

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:56

Robot-assisted surgery is minimally invasive and recovery time is shorter. Those are a few reasons why more medical schools are training students how to be better robotic surgeons.

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Bolton Defends Trump's Canceled Iran Strike: Don't Mistake Prudence For Weakness

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:13

In Jerusalem, where he's meeting with Israeli and Russian security officials, the national security advisor says the U.S. military is "ready to go" as he warns Iran against seeking a nuclear weapon.

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Politics Shape The Debate Over What To Call Far-Right Extremism

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 07:00

Federal authorities say far-right violence is the deadliest and most active form of domestic extremism. Now, a debate is heating up about how to define a threat the White House barely acknowledges.

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Breaking The Booze Habit, Even Briefly, Has Its Benefits

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 07:00

Tens of thousands of Instagram followers can't be wrong: Curiosity about the sober life is trending. Scientists say cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep and blood pressure, and help your liver.

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Tsampa: The Tibetan Cereal That Helped Spark An Uprising

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 07:00
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This roasted barley flour has been a Tibetan staple for centuries. When China annexed Tibet in the 1950s, tsampa became a rallying point for the resistance. But will it catch on in America?

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'It Hurt. And It Was Against My Will': Trump Accuser Stands By Her Story

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 19:00

Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll repeats her claim that President Trump assaulted her in the 1990s, even as he tells reporters her story is "a total false accusation."

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Trump Delays Immigration Raids, Giving Democrats 'Two Weeks' To Reform Asylum Laws

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 18:24

A source familiar with the president's decision told NPR that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Trump on Friday night and urged him to back off the raids.

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Amazon Explores Having Its Drones Provide 'Home Surveillance' For Customers

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 15:55

The tech giant is moving closer to a future in which customers order drones to hover around a home and scan for things like a garage door left open, a broken window, graffiti or a fire.

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