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Regular games have resumed after the All Star game last week. Since we're about halfway through the baseball season, NPR's Lynn Neary checks in with Mike Pesca, host of Slate's podcast, The Gist.

Private prisons generally don't have to reveal what goes on inside. Mother Jones' reporter Shane Bauer went underground as a prison guard. NPR's Lynn Neary discusses his investigation.

If Britain can leave the European Union, what if blacks left the U.S.? If they did, what would the impact be? Dr. Ulysses Burley III tells NPR's Lynn Neary about all the things the country would lose.

Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. But will his supporters vote for her? NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Nicole Castillo and T. Lee Shostack, both Sanders supporters.

When so many Americans dislike their Democratic and Republican candidates for president, what about a third-party candidate? NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben discusses those chances with NPR's Lynn Neary.

Donald Trump's older children are intimately involved in his campaign. Less involved is his wife, Melania. But if he wins the White House, she'll have the most prominent role of all: First Lady.

The Turkish prime minister said at least 265 people died in an attempted military coup on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who appears back in control and has promised to punish coup plotters.

Pokémon Go has taken over everything, everywhere. At least it feels like it has. People are scrambling to make the most of the mobile game's extraordinary popularity.

Psychologist Steven Pinker's book The Better Angels of Our Nature explains that the world is actually growing less violent, even though the media may give a different impression.

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump appeared today for the first time with his vice presidential running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. Pence brings a popularity with the base that could help Trump.

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