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Deadly Blast In Germany Renews Fears Over Refugees

July 25, 2016 - 1:10am

A Syrian refugee seeking asylum set off a bomb Sunday in southern Germany, killing himself and wounding 12 others. German investigators are examining whether this was an act of terrorism.

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If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

July 25, 2016 - 1:02am

"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.

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One Killed, 10 Injured In Explosion In The German City Of Ansbach

July 24, 2016 - 6:33pm

Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 people.

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In North Philadelphia, 'The Best And Worst Of The City'

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

Community activist and Clinton delegate Malcolm Kenyatta gives Michel Martin a tour of his neighborhood in North Philadelphia, where he was born and where he sees lessons for the Democratic Party.

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Philadelphia Muslims Hope New Mosque Brings Revitalization

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

A Muslim community that has been in Philadelphia since the 1920s is finally building its own mosque, which it hopes will help revitalize the neighborhood.

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IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

Individual sports federations will decide whether each Russian athlete can compete in the Olympics, stopping short of banning the entire Russian delegation from competing due to a doping scandal.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Announces Resignation With Convention Set To Begin

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

The Democratic National Convention starts Monday with party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz under fire after a leak of emails showing bias toward Hillary Clinton during the primaries.

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Bernie Sanders Supporters Rally Amid Controversy Over DNC's Role

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

Supporters of Bernie Sanders rallied in Philadelphia Sunday, a day before the Democratic convention begins. They are upset after leaked emails appear to show the DNC favored Clinton in the primaries.

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NBA Moves Its All-Star Game Out Of Charlotte. Here's A Former Player's Take

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

The NBA will move the 2017 All-Star Game over a controversial North Carolina law that affects LGBT people. John Amaechi, the first pro basketball player to come out as gay, talks about the move.

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A Brief History Of Spousal Speeches At Political Conventions

July 24, 2016 - 1:08pm

Following the controversy surrounding Melania Trump's speech at the RNC, NPR looks at a history of speeches given by the spouses of those running for president, starting with Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Colorado Officials Say It's Safe To Get Back In The Water, After Brief THC Scare

July 24, 2016 - 11:11am

Authorities had warned that tap water in Hugo, Colo., was unsafe to consume due to high levels of marijuana's psychoactive compound. Now, it turns out that the results were just a false positive.

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Green Party's Jill Stein Wants To Be 'Plan B' For Bernie Sanders Supporters

July 24, 2016 - 11:00am

"I will feel horrible if Donald Trump is elected, I will feel horrible if Hillary Clinton is elected," says Green Party candidate Jill Stein. She says the two big parties lock out other voices.

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Verizon Reportedly Prepares To Buy Yahoo For $4.8 Billion

July 24, 2016 - 8:44am

Verizon will announce the deal Monday, according to Bloomberg. While Yahoo will keep its most valuable assets, the move effectively disbands Yahoo as one of the longest-running Internet companies.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Out As Democratic Convention Chair After Email Leak

July 24, 2016 - 8:00am

The leak came just days before the Democratic National Convention begins Monday.

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International Olympic Committee Decides Not To Ban Russian Team

July 24, 2016 - 6:29am

Instead, the IOC has called on sports federations to carry out assessments on individual athletes to determine whether they can compete, amid state-sponsored doping allegations.

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For Brazil's Women, Laws Are Not Enough To Deter Rampant Violence

July 24, 2016 - 5:33am

Alexsandra Moreira, a mother of four, was stabbed 21 times by her husband. "Even with all the laws, when everything was done to protect her by the book, we failed," says the prosecutor in her case.

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WNBA Rescinds Fines Against Players Wearing Shirts Supporting Shooting Victims

July 24, 2016 - 5:22am

"While we expect players to comply with league rules and uniform guidelines, we also understand their desire to use their platform to address important societal issues," says WNBA head Lisa Borders.

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In Tibet, A Long-Banned Buddhist Rite Takes Place, But Not Everyone's Pleased

July 24, 2016 - 5:11am

The Beijing-selected Panchen Lama is conducting a key Tibetan Buddhist ritual. It's the first time in 50 years the rite has taken place in Tibet. Critics say that's because China wants more control.

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Fountains of Wayne's Chris Collingwood Returns With New Project 'Look Park'

July 24, 2016 - 3:48am

Remember the song "Stacy's Mom"? The band Fountains of Wayne is no longer together, but NPR's Elise Hu speaks with its former lead singer, Chris Collingwood, about his new solo project.

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Health Officials Investigate Two Possible Cases Of Zika Virus Outbreak In Florida

July 24, 2016 - 3:48am

Federal officials investigate the first two cases of Zika that may have been contracted in southern Florida. NPR's Elise Hu and Michaeleen Doucleff discuss the new findings and their possible impact.

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