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Director Christopher Nolen’s new film Dunkirk, based on the true heroic story from World War II, opens July 20th and is already receiving spectacular reviews. The U. S. Space and Rocket Center is showing it in its IMAX dome theater, providing a truly immersive experience. CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart tells Ginny Kennedy more about the movie and what other new things are happening at the Rocket Center.

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The strike hit Afghans who were in a compound that local media describe as a security outpost in a village that had come under attack.

The nation's oldest civil rights group is facing questions about its leadership and next steps under Trump as it opens its annual meeting in Baltimore. The group's president recently stepped down.

The controversy surrounding a highly-anticipated robotics competition for teens from around the globe overshadowed an otherwise upbeat event focused on kids, robots and changing the world.

GOP efforts to repeal the ACA are still in flux, and there's more talk now of trying to work out bipartisan fixes for Obamacare. But most suggested remedies won't fix the problems in remote regions.

When Mary Jo and Mike Picklo bought their house in 2003, they expected to retire in it — until a coal mine opened across the street. They don't want it there, but they are nearly alone in their view.

After Jenipher Sanni was married at 14, she dropped out of school for a year. Today, she's a a global girl advocate for the U.N. Foundation.

More girls are taking the AP computer science exam, House Republicans rejected school choice expansions in Trump's initial budget request, and the education secretary spoke in Denver amid protests.

Logging and fishing once dominated the economy in rural Gold Beach, Oregon. NPR's Jeff Brady returned to his hometown, finding a new focus on tourism and other pursuits.

The Senate Judiciary Committee says it is holding off on subpoenas while it discusses documents and testimony it is seeking from the two in connection with a probe into Russian election meddling.

Two government veterans Friday unloaded on President Trump, his approach to Russia and his disparagement of the U.S. intelligence community. They spoke to the Aspen Security Forum.

The outgoing chief said the force needs new leadership. The mayor said she had lost confidence in the chief. Protesters disrupted the mayor's news conference to demand that she herself resign.

The Washington Post reports that spy agencies intercepted conversations with Russia's U.S. ambassador suggesting he and Jeff Sessions discussed campaign matters during mid-2016 meetings.

The White House press secretary's six-month tenure involved some odd moments, some lighter ones and a memorable recurring character on Saturday Night Live.

According to an order issued in May, people serving time in White County Jail can shave 30 days off their sentences if they obtain long-term contraception. Critics say the order is unconstitutional.

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