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Clinton Announces $45 Million Fundraising Haul

Wed, 2015-07-01 08:27

Hillary Clinton's campaign says it raised more than $45 million in its opening quarter. She's the first major candidate to announce fundraising numbers.

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Can The Candidate Move Beyond 'The Christie Show'?

Wed, 2015-07-01 08:13

This week the Christie Tracker podcast headed to Livingston High School for analysis on Gov. Chris Christie's announcement.

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U.S., Cuba Formally Resume Diplomatic Relations

Wed, 2015-07-01 07:56

The two countries have agreed to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana. President Obama calls it a historic step forward after 50 years of hostilities.

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WATCH: The 2 Goals That Gave The U.S. The Win Over Germany

Wed, 2015-07-01 07:40

There were a number of hero narratives around Tuesday night's takedown, which gives the U.S. a place in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday.

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She Wants To Stop Fathers From Giving Up Their Daughters

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:47

Samar Minallah Khan makes documentaries about the Pakistani custom of handing over a daughter to settle a score. Her films have convinced the government to ban the practice.

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White House Lifts Decades-Old Photo Ban On Public Tours

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:35

The change in policy was announced on Instagram by first lady Michelle Obama. The White House urged visitors to share their experience using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour. Selfie sticks aren't allowed.

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Toyota's Top Female Executive Resigns After Arrest

Wed, 2015-07-01 03:17

Julie Hamp was arrested June 18 for allegedly importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She has not been charged.

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Greece Signals It May Accept Terms Of Bailout – With Some Conditions

Wed, 2015-07-01 02:41

In a letter to creditors, the prime minister said Greece will accept most terms proposed June 28. It's unclear if the letter will have any impact. Greece has defaulted on a loan payment to the IMF.

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After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

Wed, 2015-07-01 02:07

Thousands of volunteers were behind the movement to change the country's laws on gay marriage. Now what do the major gay rights groups do next?

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USA's 'Mr. Robot' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

Wed, 2015-07-01 01:45

As a flood of at least 120 new and returning series come to TV this summer, NPR's TV Critic picks four shows most worth binge watching by the pool.

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As Panama's Economy Booms, So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Wed, 2015-07-01 01:18

Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.

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As Panama's Economy Booms So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Wed, 2015-07-01 01:18

Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.

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A Father In California, Kids In El Salvador, And New Hope To Reunite

Wed, 2015-07-01 01:07

Unaccompanied minors surged across the U.S. southern border last year, fleeing violence in Central America. This year the Obama administration hopes to forestall a new wave with a quiet new program.

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Historic Vote May Determine Whether Greece Remains In The Eurozone

Wed, 2015-07-01 01:02

Greek voters on Sunday face a referendum on further austerity measures in exchange for bailouts. But the unstated question is whether Greece should give up the euro — the European currency.

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Buy A Meth House Unawares And Pay The Health Consequences

Wed, 2015-07-01 00:42

The residue from meth labs can cause health problems, but people aren't always told that the house they're buying is contaminated. An Indiana law requires disclosure but not mandatory testing.

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Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game

Wed, 2015-07-01 00:40

In NPR's most recent poll a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as life-long lessons.

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A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity

Wed, 2015-07-01 00:39

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school program in Mesa, Ariz. to get elementary school kids up and running.

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Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million

Tue, 2015-06-30 16:36

In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.

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Border Patrol Urged To Crack Down On Corruption In Its Own Ranks

Tue, 2015-06-30 15:49

The draft report by outside law enforcement experts says the agency needs more internal affairs investigators. It also calls for more transparency in investigations, especially shootings by agents.

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Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After Leaving Governor's Office

Tue, 2015-06-30 14:53

Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever for a presidential candidate — show Bush earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over three decades.

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