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Greece Slouches Toward Default As Germany Rules Out Further Debt Talks

Sat, 2015-06-27 07:25

Germany says there will be no more negotiations after the Greek premier called for a nationwide referendum on a bailout plan. Meanwhile, fearful Greeks are withdrawing their euros.

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After Escaped Convict Is Shot In New York, Police Hunt For Accomplice

Sat, 2015-06-27 05:45

Authorities said that they "verbally challenged" Richard Matt, but the escapee was shot when he did not respond. David Sweat, who escaped the prison along with Matt, is still at large.

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Tunisia IDs Beach Resort Assailant As 23-Year-Old Aviation Student

Sat, 2015-06-27 04:51

Prime Minister Habib Essid also said that most of the tourists killed on at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse were British tourists.

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Phoenix Students Restore School To Reclaim Native American Identity

Sat, 2015-06-27 04:50

A century-long government assimilation program boarded children from their tribes. Now some former students are turning their old school into a Native American cultural center to play their own music.

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National Cathedral Should Not Be Stained With Confederate Flag, Dean Says

Sat, 2015-06-27 04:09

The Very Rev. Gary Hall says glass windows in honor of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee need to go. "We couldn't with credibility address the race agenda" with the windows in place, he tells NPR.

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Puerto Rico's Monkey Island Lures Scientists For Generations

Sat, 2015-06-27 04:09

The isle of Cayo Santiago has been home to at least nine generations of rhesus monkeys since the colony's founding in 1938. Primatologists here seek clues to primate kinship, cognition and ecology.

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Activist Climbs Flagpole At S.C. Statehouse, Removes Confederate Banner

Sat, 2015-06-27 04:01

The unidentified woman was arrested after she removed the flag, defying demands from State Capitol police to come down from the 30-foot pole.

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A Boy Won't Let A Lion Get His Goat

Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

An award-winning photo captures a friendly encounter between a young child and a painted feline.

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Learning The Hard Way Why You Just Shouldn't GetTooClose

Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

In India, he was always bumping up against humanity. In the U.S., he found out about personal space. And he wonders: Is something lost when you have to keep your distance?

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Grace Lee Boggs, Activist And American Revolutionary, Turns 100

Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

Boggs, famous for her role in helping shape the labor, civil rights and environmental movements in Detroit, has established a legacy of passionate and philosophical protest.

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Greeks Will Vote On Whether to Pay EU's Price For Financial Bailout

Fri, 2015-06-26 18:52

Lenders from the European Union and International Monetary Fund want austerity measures to continue for another five months in Greece in exchange for $16 billion in aid.

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New Volley In Trump Vs. Univision Fight

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:58

The mogul and GOP presidential candidate has barred network employees from his golf course. Univision had dumped the partially-Trump-owned Miss USA Pageant after Trump disparaged Mexican immigrants.

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Supreme Court Changes Face Of Marriage In Historic Ruling

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:00

The court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, setting off celebrations nationwide. Opponents — and justices' incensed dissents — suggest the fight isn't over.

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ESPN Brings Betting Talk To The Mainstream

Fri, 2015-06-26 13:41

ESPN wants to cater to its entire audience — casual and hard core fans, fantasy players and people who've got a wager on the game. Now it's more open about a topic leagues and networks have avoided.

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How Key Republicans Helped Obama To Biggest Week Of His Second Term

Fri, 2015-06-26 12:29

President Obama has some key Republicans to thank for their role in moving major issues in his direction — from health care and trade to same-sex marriage and the Confederate flag — was remarkable.

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How NPR Located More Veterans Exposed To Mustard Gas Than The VA

Fri, 2015-06-26 12:24

NPR Researcher Barbara Van Woerkom used documents and public databases to find 1,200 vets who participated in World War II secret chemical experiments. The Department of Veterans Affairs found 610.

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Watch: President Obama's Eulogy At Emanuel AME Church

Fri, 2015-06-26 12:19

The president spoke for more than 35 minutes at the funeral of Rev. Clementa Pickney and ended by singing "Amazing Grace" with attendees.

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N.Y. Prison Escapees Believed Headed To Canada

Fri, 2015-06-26 11:02

Police say more evidence of the pair has been found in an area of upstate New York about 10 miles from the border and some 30 miles from the prison they broke out of.

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A Wrap-Up Of Same-Sex Marriage's Big Day At The High Court

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:37

David Greene of Morning Edition reviews the day's events at the Supreme Court, where a landmark ruling effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country.

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Ken Cuccinelli: Same-Sex Marriage Decision 'Ripped From The States'

Fri, 2015-06-26 10:35

The former attorney general of Virginia comments on Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

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