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GB's Bedene and Ward win openers

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 11:31
Aljaz Bedene and James Ward win to put four British men in the second round of Wimbledon for the first time since 2006.

California Governor Signs School Vaccination Law

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 11:25

Starting July 1, 2016, all children enrolled in public or private schools or day cares in the state must be vaccinated, regardless of parents' religious and other personal beliefs.

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Venus And Jupiter Set For A Close Encounter Tuesday Night

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 11:16

NASA says the two bright planets will be "a jaw-dropping one-third of a degree apart" around sunset. It's the closest they'll come in their current 24-year cycle.

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A Slave Plantation Tour Guide Recalls Awful Questions From White Visitors

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 11:07

Vox has a great essay by a white woman who used to lead tours at a historic Southern plantation, and couldn't believe some of the things visitors believed about slavery.

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Search for man missing in river

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 11:06
A search is under way for a man missing in a river in Cumbria.

US ballet dancer makes history

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:53
The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.

'Mass jailbreak' from Yemen prison

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:41
About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in Yemen following clashes, officials say

The Greek debt crisis by the numbers

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:40

The need-to-know numbers about the Greek debt crisis, explained by Paddy Hirsch.

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Leicester sack manager Pearson

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:35
Leicester sack manager Nigel Pearson.

Deadline In Iran Nuclear Talks Extended To July 7

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:21

The negotiations in Vienna are aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting economic sanctions imposed by the West.

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Pope In U.S. Visit Will Meet With Poor, President, Politicians

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:16

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the U.S. Sept. 19-28. He will become the first pope to address Congress.

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Apple launches Beats 1 radio station

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:10
Apple's Beats 1 radio station launches with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from New York.

London couple among Tunisia dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:09
A couple described as "born and bred" Londoners are among those killed in last week's Tunisian beach attack, their family confirms.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:07
MPs in Westminster Hall took part in debates on topics including shale gas.

Egypt president vows tougher laws

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:03
Egypt's president vows to enact legal reforms so death sentences can be enforced more swiftly, a day after the assassination of the public prosecutor.

Still She Rises: Misty Copeland Makes History With American Ballet Theatre

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:00

Misty Copeland didn't begin ballet until she took a free class at a Boys & Girls Club. Today she became the first black female principal dancer with the U.S.'s premiere dance company.

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Zane Lowe debuts Beats 1 radio show

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:58
Former Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe has broadcast his first show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station.

Terror accused trio's trial halted

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:16
The trial of three men accused of helping a Cardiff teenager reach Syria to fight with Islamic State is halted by a judge at the Old Bailey.

With Seconds To Spare, 70-Year-Old Woman Finishes 100-Mile Endurance Race

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:13

Runners have a 30-hour cutoff in which to finish the Western States Endurance Run. Rob Krar won the race in 14:48:59, but the loudest cheers were reserved for Gunhild Swanson who clocked 29:59:54.

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Russia examines Baltic independence

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:09
Russian prosecutors will examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.