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Video Of Baton Rouge Man's Fatal Encounter With Police Sparks Protests

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 7:48am

In the 48-second video, one of the officers kneeling over Sterling is heard yelling "He's got a gun! Gun!" before at least one officer draws a weapon from his holster and aims it at Alton Sterling.

Unveiling The Mysteries Of Unfriendly Giant Jupiter

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 7:04am

Juno's scientists will be the first ones to see things about Jupiter no one has ever seen before. For a few brief moments, they will share a silent bond with Galileo, says Marcelo Gleiser.

Boston Taxi Driver Rewarded For Returning $187,000

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 6:18am

The cabbie turned the backpack which was left in his taxi over the weekend to police. It turns out the money was a homeless man's inheritance. The cabbie received a $100 tip.

Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21 Month Jail Term For Tax Fraud

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 6:13am

A court in Spain has sentenced Lionel Messi, widely hailed as one of the best soccer players alive, to 21 months in jail for tax fraud.

Police Use Bananas To Lure Monkey Back To Captivity

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 6:11am

A spider monkey recently escaped from his owner in the Ontario town of Innisfil. Mango isn't the first primate to run loose there. In 2012, Darwin was spotted wearing a sheepskin coat at Ikea.

Afghanistan: A Tragic Return To A War With No End

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 6:09am

The most critical question in Afghanistan today is whether the Afghan military can keep the country safe from the Taliban. An NPR team went looking for the answer, and two of the group were killed.

'Here Comes The Sun' Shows A Complex, Heartbreakingly Real Jamaica

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 6:00am

Nicole Dennis-Benn's assured, gorgeous debut novel follows Margot, a worker at a rich Jamaican resort, whose home life is a series of sacrifices as she struggles with family and forbidden love.

Oscar Pistorius Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence In Girlfriend's Murder

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 5:54am

Reena Steenkamp's parents were in court to hear the sentence; afterwards, they told reporters that nothing would bring their daughter back.




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