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Crew Of Norwegian-Owned Oil Tanker Arrives In Dubai After 'Hostile Attack'





The 10-member crew of Front Altair reached Dubai two days after explosions rocked two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Backed by video evidence, the U.S. is blaming Iran.

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Tennessee Workers Reject Union At Volkswagen Plant — Again





The outcome at the Chattanooga plant is the latest blow against organized labor in the South, where union advocates have tried for years to strengthen representation in auto facilities.

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Target Faces Chaos As Cash Registers Go Offline





A systems crash has left Target shoppers and employees scrambling nationwide.

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Brazilian Judge Acquits Man Who Stabbed Jair Bolsonaro





The judge says Adélio Bispo de Oliveira was mentally ill when he almost killed the then-presidential candidate during a campaign stop. Bolsonaro, now president, vows to overturn the ruling.

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Kenya Police Blame Al-Shabab For Blast Near Somalia That Left Officers Dead





At least 10 officers were reportedly killed in the explosion Saturday morning local time. The officers were said to be pursuing extremists who had kidnapped police reservists.

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Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China





More than 600 companies — such as retail giants like Walmart, Target, Macy's and Gap — and trade groups fear tariffs will lead to job loss and will harm both consumers and the U.S. economy.

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Who Is Justin Amash And Why Is He Willing To Go Against His Own Party?


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The Michigan Congressman is the only Republican to call for impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Many who know Amash say they're not surprised at his stance, even if it costs him his seat.

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Why Safer Cars Don't Lead To Cheaper Car Insurance ... Yet





Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features also make repairs more expensive. The result? Premiums can go up for cars that are less likely to crash.

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In India And Pakistan, Cricket Fans Are Gearing Up For Their Favorite World Cup Match





India and Pakistan went to the brink of war in February. But Sunday's match "should create love and affection," says a Pakistani fan. "We should compete, but compete for the betterment of society."

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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet





Some scientists say we've entered a new geological epoch — the anthropocene era — defined by the human impact on the global landscape. Three artists traveled to 22 countries to see what we've wrought.

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Hong Kong Leader Suspends Controversial Extradition Bill





The bill, to allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China, triggered massive protests in the territory. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she was concerned about further unrest.

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How Some Schools Restrain Or Seclude Students: A Look At A Controversial Practice





It's supposed to be a last resort when students pose a danger to themselves or others, but laws and policies vary widely around the country.

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Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question





A Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with Thomas Hofeller, who plaintiffs in census lawsuits argue drove the Trump administration's push for the question.

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Pass The Brazier: Early Evidence Of Cannabis Smoking Found On Chinese Artifacts





Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls exhumed from ancient tombs in western China.

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A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School's 135-Year History





Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.

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Mexico's Migration Chief Abruptly Resigns





The resignation comes as Mexican officials are trying to address criticisms from the Trump administration about the flow of migrants to the U.S. through Mexico from Central America.

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Bald Eagle Caught Elegantly ... Swimming?





A viral video shows another side of the U.S. national bird. As it turns out, bald eagles frequently swim, and move through the water using an avian-style butterfly stroke.

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Be Careful Of Fecal Transplants, Warns FDA, After Patient Death





The FDA has strengthened oversight of experimental fecal transplants after a patient died of an infection. The donor's stool contained disease-causing pathogens, but was not tested before use.

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Judge Sets Julian Assange Extradition Hearing For February





The founder of WikiLeaks faces charges from U.S. prosecutors that include conspiracy to hack government computer networks.

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Women's World Cup: First Week Brings Big Wins, Gorgeous Goals — And Some Controversy





A U.S. squad that just might be the best ever is already making history. Italy is doing better than expected, while Brazil and Australia have had rockier paths.

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Why A Fearless Dad-To-Be Was Scared Of Fatherhood





Kennedy Odede was frightened by the prospect of becoming a dad: "I should do it the right way. But by the way ... what is the right way?"

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'Wages. Time. Respect': Swiss Women Go On Strike





The action comes 28 years after the country's first national strike for women's rights. Estimates suggest Swiss women make about 20 percent less than men, and many women say they're fed up.

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Trump Blocked Congress From Seeing These Emails About The Census Unredacted





President Trump has claimed executive privilege over emails and memos that Democratic lawmakers say may reveal the real reason why the administration pushed for a census citizenship question.

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Mexico Is Overwhelmed By Asylum Claims As It Ramps Up Immigration Enforcement





Mexico is expected to ramp up immigration enforcement and let asylum-seekers wait on its side of the border. But on its own southern border, migrant detention centers are already overcrowded.

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WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Is Not An International Public Health Emergency


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The agency says that while the outbreak is taking a heavy toll, there is still a low threat that it will spread beyond its current region.

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How A Baby Caused A Revolutionary Change In Pakistan





It all began when a member of the Balochistan assembly brought her 8-month-old son to a session.

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Democratic Debate Lineup: Sanders And Biden To Face Off





The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a stage the night before.

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Countries Are Ranked On Everything From Health To Happiness. What's The Point?





Nonprofits and advocacy groups use the rankings as a tool to name and shame countries into improving their policies. But the indexes do have some drawbacks.

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Possessing Marijuana In Prison 'Is Not A Felony,' California Court Says





A three-judge panel ruled that because it's legal to have small amounts of pot, the same is true inside prison. But they also say it's still illegal to smoke or ingest cannabis in prison.

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'Project Runway' Proves Change Can Be Healthy





Fans worried when longtime host Heidi Klum and mentor Tim Gunn left the franchise. But Project Runway thrived in its 17th season, particularly because of new mentor Christian Siriano.

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'Norco '80' Is A Gripping Account Of One Of America's Most Notorious Bank Heists





Peter Houlahan's account of the violent robbery and its aftermath is based on interviews with civilians, officers and robbers involved; his prose reads like a crime novel in the best way possible.

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Killing Coyotes Is Not As Effective As Once Thought, Researchers Say





Government agencies kill more than 68,000 coyotes a year to keep them from preying on livestock and big game. But scientists say tracking them might be a better solution.

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Mechanical Sex: The Relationship Between Intercourse And Intimacy





As a society, we talk about sex more openly today than ever before. But so much still goes unsaid. This week on the Hidden Brain radio show, complicated stories of intimacy and attraction.

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Tracing The Expanding Definition Of Fatherhood





After his son's birth, Dirk Anschütz photographed fathers and sons for six years. "There's a lot of change going on right now regarding what fatherhood means, what masculinity means," he says.

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Architecture For Landmark Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled





If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

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Have You Ever Run For Local Office And Lost? NPR Wants To Hear From You





NPR is working on a project to help people run for office for the first time. If you have experience to pass along, let us know!

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Fear of Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections Dates from Nation's Founding





The comments of President Trump regarding foreign governments offering negative information about a political rival have renewed fears as old as the republic itself.

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Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Attacked Tankers In Gulf Of Oman





A day after two tankers caught fire in the strategic waterway, Iran's foreign minister says the U.S. charge is "without a shred of physical or circumstantial evidence."

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Top Hong Kong Adviser Calls For Delay In Extradition Bill To 'Mollify The Public'





The remarks made in a radio interview by Executive Council convenor Bernard Chan, a key government adviser, come as Hong Kong braces for further protests over the weekend.

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Beto O'Rourke Calls For A 'Moonshot' To Combat Climate Change





Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke told NPR's Steve Inskeep that "we're going to have to free ourselves from the dependence we have on fossil fuels and that means a greater investment in solar and wind."

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Why Air Ambulance Bills Are Still Sky-High





The median air ambulance bill is more than $36,000 and is seldom covered by health plans. So far, legislative hurdles and industry pressure have kept Congress from stepping in.

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Why 2020 Democrats Are Lining Up For Clyburn's 'World Famous' Fish Fry





The annual fish fry is hosted by Congressman James Clyburn. He's the most influential Democrat in South Carolina politics, and as House Majority Whip, the highest-ranking black leader in Congress.

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A Not-So-Thrilling Ride For U.S.-Made Roller Coasters





China is a big customer for U.S.-made roller coasters. But since President Trump's trade war, China has imposed steep tariffs on American rides. Some in the industry fear losing a lucrative market.

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'He's In Our Soul': Sisters Remember Their Dad's Legacy On Father's Day





At StoryCorps, Estela and Candy Reyes recount how a simple act of devotion helped them say goodbye to their beloved father. " Papito era lo máximo ," Estela said. "He was everything to us."

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Man Accused In New Zealand Mosque Shootings That Killed 51 Pleads Not Guilty





Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, who appeared in Christchurch High Court via video link, smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder.

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Toronto Raptors Clinch Their First NBA Title, Denying Warriors A 3-Peat





In a 114-110 score at the Warriors' Oracle Arena in Oakland, the Raptors' pulled out a win in a heart-stopping game that is destined to become an NBA classic.

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Mich. Prosecutors Drop Charges In Flint Water Investigation, But Promise New Probe





Prosecutors say the original criminal investigation into Flint's drinking water scandal was compromised by a failure to pursue all available evidence.

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Trump Turns Trade Talks Into Spectator Sport





President Trump plans to hold trade talks with his Chinese counterpart. The administration's rhetoric is not the kind of dry, technocratic language one usually associates with trade negotiations.

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Who Made The Cut: DNC Announces Primary Debate Contenders





A total of 20 candidates will debate over two nights in late June. Among those who didn't make the cut: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who is arguing that the party should let him in.

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Street In Front Of NASA Headquarters Renamed To Honor 'Hidden Figures'





The name pays tribute to the legacy of African-American women who played a major role in the space race but were long overlooked by history.

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