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Russian Team Escapes Ban At The Olympics

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

The International Olympic Committee announced it will not impose a blanket ban on the entire Russian team from the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite evidence of state-sponsored doping.

Deadly Blast In Germany Renews Fears Over Refugees

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

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.

What Verizon Will Get When It Buys Yahoo

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

Verizon is expected to announce a deal to buy Yahoo's Internet business on Monday. The telecom giant is eyeing Yahoo's content — and more opportunities to sell ads on it.

Michigan Lawmaker Offers Her Views On The Democratic Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

David Greene speaks with Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan, whose district is home to the auto industry, about this week's Democratic National Convention.

Why Some Police Shootings Get Media Attention While Others Don't

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

All victims of police violence are equal — or are they? Who is a victim worthy of media coverage, and who gets overlooked — or passed over — when such shootings are covered?

Why Hillary Clinton's Big Moment May Not Feel Historical

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

Hillary Clinton is making history as the first female nominee of a major U.S. political party. But for many this milestone doesn't feel like a big deal, in part because of her long experience.

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

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:02am

"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.

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

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 9:32pm

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.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2016

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 7:00pm

The rootsy soul band worked through simmering soul grooves and hip-swinging honky-tonk.

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

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

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.

Philadelphia Muslims Hope New Mosque Brings Revitalization

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

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.

First Openly Gay Former NBA Player Weighs In On All-Star Game Move

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

The NBA will move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte over a controversial law that affects LGBT people. Openly gay retired NBA player John Amaechi talks about what he thinks of the decision.

The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.

A Brief History Of Spousal Speeches At Political Conventions

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

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.

IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

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.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Announces Resignation With Convention Set To Begin

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

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.

Bernie Sanders Supporters Rally Amid Controversy Over DNC's Role

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

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.

'Lights Out': A Scary Swedish Short May Become This Summer's Sleeper Hit

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

A self-taught filmmaker and his wife made the terrifying film in just one evening, using IKEA lights and a homemade dolly. The 2 1/2 minute short has now been adapted for the big screen.

You Can Watch A Rare, Stinky 'Corpse Flower' Bloom On Live Video

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 3:47pm

And this way, you don't have to smell its famous, disgusting odor, which has been compared to rotting meat. The strange "horticultural jewel" is at the New York Botanical Garden.

Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 2:29pm

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.




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