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U.N.: Report On Iran's Atomic Program Possible By Year's End
International Atomic Energy Agency head Yukio Amano says "with cooperation" from Tehran, a report could be finalized.
Matt Stonie Downs 62 Hot Dogs For Coney Island Title
The new champion came in second last year in the annual contest put on by Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, besting eight-time champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut by 2 dogs.
Week After Beach Attack, Tunisia Declares State Of Emergency
Beji Caid Essebsi's office says the president needs the expanded powers to deal with extremists following the attack in Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists.
Lawrence Herkimer, The Father Of Modern Cheerleading, Dies At 89
He invented the pompom and the iconic "Herkie jump" that remains a staple of cheering squads to this day. And his National Cheerleading Association trains 150,000 cheerleaders a year.
When America's Librarians Went To War
During the World Wars of the 20th century, librarians played a role worth remembering.
A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses
When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
Greek Official: 'Grexit' Would Cost Europe A Trillion Euros
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says there's as much at stake for the rest of Europe as for Greece itself should they fail to reach an acceptable bailout deal.
The White House Invites Tourists To Use Their Cameras
Visitors to the White House will now have something besides their memory to rely on when recounting their visit. That's because a 40-year-ban on photography during public tours has been lifted.
Greeks Divided Ahead Of Eurozone Vote
Greeks are preparing for Sunday's referendum, which the government insists is about whether to accept more austerity. Critics say it's about keeping the euro.
Of All U.S. Police Shootings, One-Quarter Reportedly Involve The Mentally Ill
In compiling a database of fatal police shootings, The Washington Post took an extra step — finding details about the mental health of the deceased. Reporter Kimberly Kindy relates what she learned.
Fuel Is Crucial In The Battle Over Syria
The power map inside Syria is being redrawn, and one resource that's affecting these internal borders is fuel and oil. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to correspondent Deborah Amos.
'Chasing Memories' In Their Refugee Camp 40 Years After Fleeing Vietnam
Thousands of refugees escaped Vietnam after Saigon fell in 1975. Some recently returned to the site of their former refugee camp for a 40-year reunion — including the mother of NPR's Hansi Lo Wang.
LA Police Unit Intervenes To Get Mentally Ill Treatment, Not Jail Time
When cops in Los Angeles encounter people who may be mentally ill, there's a specialized unit that can offer help on the spot.
Just A Few Important Words About The 'Declaration Of Independence'
Along with the words and phrases that still ring out 239 years later are less noticed turns of phrase. They say a lot about the messages Thomas Jefferson and the other founding fathers wanted to send.
A Bird Of Courage And A Bash In Denmark: The July 4 You Didn't Know
In the U.S., people often spend the Fourth of July grilling hot dogs and wearing their patriotic clothing. But there's more to this annual holiday than fireworks.