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Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR' Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.
July 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton has tapped Virginia SenatorTim Kaine to be her running mate, completing the democratic presidential ticket.
July 23, 2016
So far, prosecutors failed to convict four of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray last year. Scott Simon talks to Jennifer Ludden about the challenges of the case.
July 23, 2016
On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether or not to ban Russia from competing due to state-sponsored doping. NPR's Scott Simon talks about the decision with NPR's Tom Goldman.
July 23, 2016
The suspect in the attack on a shopping mall in Munich on Friday is an 18-year-old German-Iranian high school student who lived in Munich and had a history of depression, Munich police say.
July 23, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
July 23, 2016
Here are some stories from the NPR Politics team to catch you up on the news from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.
July 23, 2016
A new report reveals where the world stands in the fight against extreme poverty, inequality and climate change.
July 23, 2016
When Houman Harouni's students asked why they have to study math, he looked to ancient history for answers.
July 23, 2016
Residents of Kidlington awoke one morning to find hundreds of foreign tourists snapping photos on their front lawns. For six weeks, the visitors continued to come by the busload. Then they vanished.
July 23, 2016
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine's positions on Wall Street reforms and trade deals are already drawing the ire of groups who had backed Clinton's primary rival Bernie Sanders.
July 23, 2016
AIDS is the biggest killer of young women in southern Africa, where many are sexually abused. The CEO of a nonprofit is trying to tip the balance to women with an unlikely tool: a vaginal ring.
July 23, 2016
The Turkish armed forces have long been a point of national pride. Turks are glad last week's coup attempt failed, but are now left with a demoralized, weakened force at a time of critical challenges.
July 23, 2016
A shy woman becomes a brave warrior princess. A man calls on Captain America to help him lose 45 pounds. In costume role play they become part of a community where they can transform themselves.
July 23, 2016
Who is Tim Kaine, and what does he bring to the Democratic presidential ticket? NPR's Mara Liasson provides answers.
July 22, 2016
Tim Kaine has worn many hats in Virginia politics: Richmond mayor, governor, senator. He's also a recognizable face at a majority-black Catholic church in Richmond — and has been for 30 years.
July 22, 2016
Ex-Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, a Republican, was elected to be Democrat Tim Kaine's lieutenant when he was governor. Bolling describes his years with Kaine and offers tips for being a good No. 2.
July 22, 2016
The state Supreme Court said Gov. Terry McAuliffe doesn't have the authority to grant voting rights to felons through a blanket order. McAuliffe's action this spring affected 206,000 ex-offenders.
July 22, 2016
The Virginia senator and former governor is a loyal ally who can help reach out to Hispanics and may be able to woo disaffected independents or moderate Republicans who are turned off by Donald Trump.
July 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton has chosen Tim Kaine as her running mate. Here are some fast facts about the Virginia senator.
July 22, 2016

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