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Deadline In Iran Nuclear Talks Extended To July 7
The negotiations in Vienna are aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting economic sanctions imposed by the West.
11:59:60 — Look For An Extra Tick Of The Clock Tonight
"Leap seconds" are added from time to time to keep atomic clocks in sync with a time standard tied to the rotation of the Earth. This will be the 26th time it's been done.
Single Mom Leads Double Life On The Streets Of Shanghai
NPR's Frank Langfitt is offering free rides around Shanghai in exchange for stories about one of the world's most dynamic cities. In his latest installment, he meets a woman whose work surprises him.
Wisdom Of The Crowds? Online Effort Seeks To Raise Funds For Greece
A crowd-funding effort to get the $1.8 billion Greece needs to make a loan payment to the International Monetary Fund has so far raised $124,569. Donors get gifts ranging from salads to gift baskets.
Meet Your New Neighbors, The American Filmmakers
They're two guys in their 20s. And they live with the people they're covering. You can judge the results in their latest documentary, set in a Syrian refugee camp.
Dozens Dead In Indonesia Air Force Plane Crash
Shortly after takeoff Tuesday, the C-130 Hercules transport plane crashed into a residential area in Medan, the country's third-largest city.
Greece Seeks New Bailout From Eurozone
European finance ministers are meeting at 2 p.m. ET to consider the Greek proposal. The country has until 5 p.m. ET to make a loan payment to the International Monetary Fund.
Congress Leaves For Recess Without Re-Authorizing Export-Import Bank
A government agency is about to close. The Export-Import Bank has helped U.S. companies sell goods abroad for decades, but it will likely wind down operations after July 1 if Congress doesn't act.
U.N. Brokers Global Effort To Rein In Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Speeches by high-level representatives were an attempt to keep momentum going as the world moves toward a key summit in Paris this year, which may produce an agreement to control greenhouse gases.
Brazil Tries To Rebuild Relations With U.S. After NSA Spying Scandal
Two years ago, President Dilma Rousseff canceled a planned state visit after discovering the U.S. was spying on Brazil. Since that time, her popularity has nosedived, and so too has Brazil's economy.
Are The French Always On Vacation Or Does It Just Seem That Way?
Many French people now enjoy nine weeks of vacation a year. Vacation in France is seen as a human right, one expert says, but it divides the haves from the have nots.
A Financial Tragedy Plays Out In Greece: No Money And Debt Is Due
Greece's bailout money is gone, and it will miss a payment due to the IMF. Linda Wertheimer talks to Joanna Kakissis and Peter Spiegel of The Financial Times about Greece's tenuous hold on the Euro.
Would You Buy A Used Car From A Man Named Beer Horse?
NPR's Frank Langfitt has been giving free taxi rides around Shanghai to learn about the lives of ordinary Chinese. He's decided to stop renting a car and buy one. That's when he met Beer Horse.
Greeks Brace For The Fallout As Deadline Looms
Greeks have lurched from one crisis to another in recent years and have learned to cope with uncertainty. Still, many are worried about what could happen when Greece misses a payment Tuesday.
U.N. Holds Climate Talks In New York Ahead Of Paris Meeting
The United Nations is having a high-level climate meeting ahead of the end-of-year meeting in Paris that will hopefully result in a major new agreement to rein in greenhouse gases.