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Jordan Spieth Wins U.S. Open For 2nd Leg Of Grand Slam

Sun, 2015-06-21 18:57

Spieth is only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year. Dustin Johnson came close to pushing a Monday playoff — but then he three-putted the final hole.

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Gunther Schuller, Who Bridged Classical Music And Jazz, Dies At 89

Sun, 2015-06-21 18:08

The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator ranged widely in his musicianship. With colleagues from Miles Davis to Frank Zappa, he linked classical music and jazz.

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Will Monday's Greek Debt Talks Result In A Deal?

Sun, 2015-06-21 13:09

Greece needs help to make a loan payment at the end of the month, but its government refuses to enact the economic reforms its creditors are demanding. The threat of a run on Greece's banks is complicating current negotiations, which will continue Monday at a summit meeting of Greek and eurozone leaders.

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From California To Kathmandu, Task Force 2 Responds To Disasters

Sun, 2015-06-21 13:09

An elite search-and-rescue team from Los Angeles County is always ready to respond to emergencies around the world — most recently, in earthquake-ravaged Nepal.

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Snapshot Sleuthing Confirms Russian Military Presence In Ukraine

Sun, 2015-06-21 13:09

Like young adults everywhere, soldiers in the Russian military are fond of documenting their doings via social media. One journalist traced a soldier's presence in Ukraine through his photos online.

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In Charleston, A Day Of Faith And Recovery

Sun, 2015-06-21 13:09

Parishioners returned Sunday morning to the Emanuel AME Church for the first worship service since Wednesday's mass shooting.

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Emanuel AME Church In Charleston Opens Its Doors

Sun, 2015-06-21 11:46

After nine congregation members were killed this week, the historic black church held a Sunday service that honored and remembered the victims. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on the service.

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Report: ISIS Lays Mines Around Ancient Sites In Palmyra

Sun, 2015-06-21 10:44

The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it isn't clear whether the move is meant to secure the ancient treasures from government forces or to destroy them.

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'Speed,' Galápagos Tortoise Who Came To San Diego In 1933, Dies At 150

Sun, 2015-06-21 09:04

The giant reptile was taken from Isabela Island in Ecuador's Galápagos archipelago as part of an early effort to sustain the species, which is native only to the remote Pacific island chain.

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Israel Bets On Recycled Water To Meet Its Growing Thirst

Sun, 2015-06-21 05:43

Treated sewage water accounts for half the water used by Israel's farms. Entrepreneurs are experimenting with ways to cut costs and to ensure that the 86 percent of wastewater that's recycled is safe.

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Search For Escaped Convicts In New York Shifts After Possible Sighting

Sun, 2015-06-21 05:29

A person reported seeing two men near a railroad line in the southern part of the state near the border with Pennsylvania.

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For A British Man, Fighting ISIS Was Simply The Right Thing To Do

Sun, 2015-06-21 04:24

Macer Gifford — an alias he uses to protect his family — left his job as a financial trader in London to fight ISIS in Syria. He lost much of what he had, but says he never regretted his decision.

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Emotional Services Held At Charleston Church Days After Shootings

Sun, 2015-06-21 04:03

The Sunday gathering is the first since the killing of nine members of a Bible study group last week at the church.

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French Ecology Minister Calls For A Nutella Boycott

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:55

She asked consumers to stop eating Nutella because it's made with palm oil, which contributes to deforestation. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Glenn Hurowitz, managing director of Climate Advisers.

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German Protesters Exhume Migrant Graves To Shock Europe Into Action

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:55

Germans activists want Europe to accepting more of the millions fleeing the world's conflict zones. They're exhuming migrants from unmarked graves in Italy and reburying them in Berlin.

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Rethinking The Presidential Debate

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:55

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Democratic and Republican communications strategists Anita Dunn and Beth Myers about proposals to change the way we organize presidential debates.

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Churches Try To Stay Safe — And Keep Their Open-Door Policies

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:55

After a shooter walked into a prayer meeting and killed nine people this week, faith leaders struggle to balance security and community. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rev. Charles Watkins in Charleston.

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Bending Over Backwards For International Yoga Day

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:55

Led by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modai, tens of thousands of government officials, soldiers and students performed yoga in New Delhi Saturday for the first-ever International Day of Yoga.

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Fitness App Aims To Deliver Live Feedback From A Personal Trainer 24/7

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:03

The Fitnet app uses your phone's camera to analyze your workout and give feedback. Next step is a live trainer on the other end. The hitch: Your Internet speed likely needs to be 40 times faster.

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'Project Fatherhood': In A Struggling Neighborhood, Dads Are Helping Dads

Sun, 2015-06-21 03:03

A dedicated group of fathers in Los Angeles is working to help neighborhood dads do better by their children and their community.

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