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Bernie Sanders Supporters Rally Amid Controversy Over DNC's Role

NPR Top Stories - 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

NPR Top Stories - 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

NPR Top Stories - 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

NPR Top Stories - 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

NPR Top Stories - 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

NPR Top Stories - 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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