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One of the most controversial aspects of the nuclear deal is the unfreezing of more than $100 billion in oil revenues. But concerns have been raised about what Iran might do with this windfall.
July 16, 2015
Video of the encounter with the Palestinian girl whose family is close to deportation has gone viral. The German chancellor's manner during the interaction has been both criticized and lauded.
July 16, 2015
These Girl Up leaders know that it's hard being a girl anywhere in the world — whether you're fighting to go to school or convincing boys that yes, girls can run for student council, too!
July 16, 2015
We got milk when we domesticated goats and sheep around 9,000 BC. At first, that milk was easier to digest when fermented. So yogurt, along with other Neolithic foods, helped fuel civilization.
July 16, 2015
As Congress debates the future of No Child Left Behind, one state falls short of federal testing requirements.
July 16, 2015
Sanders, who died Tuesday of cancer, was one of the first female reporters on television. On ABC and CBS, she covered politics, the assassination of Robert Kennedy and the Vietnam War. She was 84.
July 16, 2015
The court found Gov. Scott Walker's campaign had not illegally collaborated with outside conservative groups three years ago, sparing him a political headache just as he launches his White House bid.
July 16, 2015
Television images showed the military center's windows riddled with bullet holes. Separately, the U.S. Navy tweeted that there had been a shooting at a building on Amnicola Highway.
July 16, 2015
More than 6,000 incidents involving children and liquid laundry packets have been reported to poison control centers so far this year. The health problems include respiratory distress and vomiting.
July 16, 2015
What are the obstacles that keep adults off the field? How can sports help keep kids and adults in good health? What are the best ways to encourage more widespread and enduring participation?
July 16, 2015
Why do screams demand our attention like no other sound? The answer seems to involve an acoustic quality called roughness that triggers fear circuits in the brain.
July 16, 2015
Cottage cheese was the yogurt of the mid-20th century: a dairy product for the health-conscious. But it has fallen out of favor, while marketing of — and demand for — yogurt has soared.
July 16, 2015
Protesters took to the streets even before the Greek Parliament accepted a new bailout deal that includes tough — and controversial — austerity measures. Some demonstrations turned violent.
July 16, 2015
Saeed al-Batal is a pseudonym for a Syrian photographer who lives in a rebel area near the capital Damascus. In one of his periodic talks with NPR, he says he has just lost his home again.
July 16, 2015
A spokesman said the 41st president fell at his home in Maine. As a precaution he was admitted to a hospital.
July 16, 2015
If Mockingbird gave us a South that could be read in terms of black and white, Watchman reveals the gray complexity that is the real Dixie.
July 16, 2015
California is trying to do just that, though police and advocates for ex-offenders are at odds over whether it will work. The debate is playing out as President Obama is calling for nationwide reform.
July 16, 2015
Just like World War II vets who were exposed to mustard gas during secret chemical testing, Vietnam vets exposed to Agent Orange had trouble obtaining VA benefits — until they got the law changed.
July 16, 2015
The health agency says kissing and cuddling chickens could be contributing to outbreaks of salmonella. But backyard chicken owners aren't about to lay off the birds.
July 16, 2015
How we view winning and losing may help shape whether we play sports as adults, some psychologists say. In NPR's recent poll, 56 percent of adults who play sports say winning is important to them.
July 16, 2015

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