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Senior Senate Republicans Rebuke Cruz After He Criticizes McConnell

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 11:31pm

The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a highway bill.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter Of Whitney Houston, Dies At 22

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 5:41pm

A representative for the Houston family has said the daughter of the late entertainer and R&B singer Bobby Brown has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub.

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Fiat Chrysler Hit With Record $105 Million Fine Over Safety Recalls

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 3:51pm

The automaker admits it failed to promptly and effectively recall vehicles with defects, including ones that could cause drivers to lose control. The company will also buy back some cars from owners.

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A Rage For The Ages: The Unforgettable 'Pine Tar Game'

NPR Books - July 26, 2015 - 2:03pm

In the 1983 game, the Yankees were holding a trump card: an obscure rule that turned the Royals' game-winning home run into a game-loser, inspiring one of the most epic tantrums in baseball history.

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A Day Of Triumph In A Time Of Change: Cuba's High Holiday Explained

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 1:47pm

It's been 62 years since Fidel Castro launched the attack that began the Cuban revolution, and the country still marks the date. As tensions cool with the U.S., what does July 26 mean to Cubans today?

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For Many Syrian Refugees, Life Must Begin Again In Lebanon

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 1:28pm

The war in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people. Many of them are women and girls who fled across the border into Lebanon — where tensions are growing between the refugees and their hosts.

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What Does California Ruling Mean For Migrants Held At Detention Centers?

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 1:06pm

A federal judge in California has ruled that immigration authorities improperly detained women and children who tried to enter the U.S. illegally. Immigrant rights activists are praising the ruling.

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Oklahoma Takes A Hard Look At What Police Seize — And How It's Spent

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 1:06pm

The state's loose civil forfeiture laws allow authorities to seize funds and property without charges. Alleged abuses include using funds to pay off an assistant district attorney's student loans.

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British Cyclist Chris Froome Wins Tour De France

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 10:57am

The 30-year-old repeats his 2013 victory, beating back a late-stage attack by Colombian Nairo Quintana.

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Syria's Assad Admits Setbacks In Civil War, But Vows To Win

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2015 - 10:25am

Speaking in a televised address in Damascus, Assad promised: "We will resist and we will win."

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