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Protests Break Out In Chicago Following Deadly Police Shooting

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:25

On the city's South Side, residents and activists converged to protest the deadly shooting of a man Saturday evening.

France Wins World Cup

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 12:54

France entered the tournament as a favorite, powered by stars like forwards Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann, while Croatia was seen as a longshot for victory.

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Novak Djokovic Beats Kevin Anderson To Win Fourth Wimbledon

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 12:38

The Serbian tennis player won his fourth Wimbledon and his 13th major title with his victory over Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

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Trump Says He Sees The European Union As A 'Foe' Of U.S.

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:33

President Trump told CBS that he has "low expectations" ahead of a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, and added, "I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade."

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In Britain, Businesses Brace For A Hit Amid Tensions In The 'Special Relationship'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:16

Many in the U.K. are hoping that any tensions with the U.S. over trade are temporary – especially business owners.

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Haiti's Prime Minister Resigns After Riots Over Fuel Price Hike

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:43

Haiti's prime minister resigned before he could be removed from office by the country's parliament. The government announced a double-digit price increase in fuel, sparking riots this month.

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Russian 'Reset 2.0': What Putin Wants From Trump At Helsinki Summit

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:07

Russia's president wants to normalize ties with the U.S., stop sanctions and give President Trump the impression he is the only Western leader who can get through to him.

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To Improve Treatments, Researchers Want To Hunt For Clues In Medical Records

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 07:30

The vast amount of data held in electronic medical records and insurance bills contains bits that could be useful in refining the use of approved for drugs. But how to find it?

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Pictures Of The Motherland He Never Knew

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 07:00

The son of Pakistani immigrants in the U.K., Mahtab Hussain was often taunted: "Go home." One day he did just that to see what his life might have been like if his parents had not left.

Reunifying Parents And Children — How It Works On The Ground

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 07:00

Lawyers and advocates in migrant shelters across the country are working with U.S. government officials to reunify children separated from parents at the border.

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Massive Iceberg Looms Over A Village In Greenland

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 18:04

The giant mountain of ice towers is threatening a tiny village, causing authorities to evacuate residents.

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Emmett Till's Cousin On Reopening Of Case: 'An Opportunity For The Truth To Be Told'

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:54

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to Deborah Watts, a cousin of Emmett Till, about the reopening of his murder investigation.

Study Shows Red Spruce Trees In New England Are Recovering After Decades Of Damage

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:54

Years after New Englanders saw that acid rain caused by coal plants was killing red spruce trees, the trees are better. Researchers say the red spruce shows the positive impact of air pollution laws.

Ex-World Cup Final Referee Talks About This Critical Role Ahead Of Croatia Vs France

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:54

On the eve of the World Cup Final, NPR's Michel Martin chats with former FIFA Referee Howard Webb about what it takes to referee one of the biggest sporting events in the world.

FEMA Internal Report Cites Problems With Agency's Response To Hurricane Maria

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:54

An internal report released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency has concluded the agency was unable to provide adequate support to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico last year.

What's Next After The Russia Indictments?

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:54

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with David Kris, a former assistant attorney general for National Security, about what's next in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Cybersecurity Expert Explains Takeways From The Russia Indictments

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:54

Twelve Russian agents have been indicted in Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with cybersecurity expert Matt Tait about what the indictment mean.

Germany's Angelique Kerber Wins Wimbledon, Beating Serena Williams In The Final

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:23

Serena Williams was on course for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title when she was stunned by Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon on Saturday.

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Thousands Turn Out To Protest Against President Trump In Scotland

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:03

President Trump is on his first official visit to the U.K., and spending the weekend golfing at his resort in Turnberry, Scotland.

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'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 09:00

For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.

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