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Winning Florida's electoral votes this November could come down to winning the favor of a newly potent bloc: Puerto Ricans in and around Orlando.

Critics say training firms use ambush-style videos that make police paranoid and quick to react with force. But not exposing officers to such scenarios puts them at unnecessary risk, trainers say.

Donald Trump ended weeks of speculation Friday by announcing his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The announcement wasn't simple, though, coming in the wake of the mass killing in Nice, France.

Though Trump called off his news conference announcing his running mate, nevertheless he made his announcement right on time — on Twitter. In the tweet, Trump said his choice is the Indiana governor.

NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Regis Le Sommier, the deputy editor-in-chief of the weekly French magazine Paris Match, about French national security in the wake of another apparent attack.

At least 84 people have been killed in the French city of Nice after a truck plowed into a crowd there. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston explains the latest on the investigation into that attack.

David Coady was confused, at first, to see the truck in the closed-off street. Then: "People were literally diving for their lives," Eric Drattell says. "There were bodies and blood everywhere."

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Paul Ryan was optimistic that the presumptive GOP nominee would come around on free trade pacts, and the controversial tone he's used on the campaign trial.

Philando Castile spent his driving career trapped in a seemingly endless cycle of traffic stops, fines, court appearances, revocations and reinstatements, raising questions about bias, race and luck.

Scientists have evidence that the epidemic in Latin America may have started to subside. But the U.S. isn't out of the woods yet.

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