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Environment
5:41 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

U.N. Holds Climate Talks In New York Ahead Of Paris Meeting

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 6:32 pm

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Law
5:41 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Supreme Court Rules To Keep Texas Abortion Clinics Open

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Business
4:29 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Comments On Mexican Immigrants

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 6:32 pm

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Africa
4:29 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Some Tourists Show Solidarity With Tunisia After Beach Attack

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 6:32 pm

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Latin America
4:29 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Dominican Deportations Reach Crisis Levels, Haitian President Says

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 6:32 pm

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Music Interviews
6:48 pm
Sun June 28, 2015

The Sound Of Twin Danger: Frank Sinatra Meets The Clash

Twin Danger's Vanessa Bley and Stuart Matthewman
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Cocktail jazz isn't a sound you hear very much in pop music these days. But a duo known as Twin Danger is causing a scene with their self-titled debut album and live shows.

It's a familiar mood for saxophonist Stuart Matthewman; he co-wrote many of the biggest hits for Sade, like "No Ordinary Love" and "Your Love Is King."

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U.S.
5:56 pm
Sun June 28, 2015

In The Aftermath Of Charleston, Many Whites Ask What They Can Do To Fight Racism

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 12:59 pm

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And in the aftermath of those shootings in Charleston, many white Americans are wondering how they can fight racism. Karen Grigsby Bates from NPR's code-switch team reports on some suggestions.

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U.S.
5:54 pm
Sun June 28, 2015

How The Entertainment Industry Helped Influence Support For LGBT Issues

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 3:00 pm

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Energy
5:52 pm
Sun June 28, 2015

An Oil Rig Arrives In Alaska, On Its Way To The Arctic

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Governing
5:36 pm
Sat June 27, 2015

For Families Of U.S. Hostages, New Policy May Bring New Hope

Linda Boyle (left) and Lyn Coleman hold a photo of their children, who were kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012. Caitlan Coleman, an American married to Canadian Joshua Boyle, was pregnant when the couple was abducted.
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Originally published on Sat June 27, 2015 6:36 pm

More than 80 Americans have been taken hostage abroad since Sept. 11, 2001. Currently, 30 Americans are being held around the world.

Until this week, the families of those hostages would have faced the threat of prosecution from the U.S. government for trying to pay a ransom to kidnappers.

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