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The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus no longer uses elephants in its shows. The animals are heading for retirement in Florida. But their work isn't done yet.

Fires continue to rage in Alberta, Canada, threatening neighboring provinces. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with CBC reporter Evan Dyer about the continuing crisis.

Playoffs are underway in the NBA and NHL, so Mike Pesca, host of Slate's podcast The Gist, takes this opportunity to debate the merits of the leagues with NPR's Melissa Block.

Donald Trump has become the de facto Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton still has a wide lead in delegates. On Tuesday, voters in Nebraska and West Virginia will cast their ballots.

Washingtonians are expected to gather in the tens of thousands for the city's annual Funk Parade.

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro says new guidance about fair housing will help people with an arrest record get a "second chance in life."

Susan Rahr is a former sheriff of King County, Wash. and Betty Taylor is the former Winfield, Mo. police chief. Both say police training culture is too militaristic.

After a bitter election campaign, Londoners have chosen the Labour Party's Sadiq Khan to be the new mayor. He comes from humble immigrant origins, and is the first Muslim to hold the post.

Despite low interest rates, it's a difficult time for people who want to buy a house for the first time. Skylar Olsen of Zillow explains why so few houses are available and why prices are so high.

Buzzfeed's Ruby Cramer, The Atlantic's Molly Ball and NPR's Don Gonyea have crisscrossed the country on the campaign trails. They talk with Michel Martin about what they've seen on the road.

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