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His driving rhythm was key to the sound of the 1970s punk band that influenced a generation of musicians that followed.
July 12, 2014
FC Barcelona — home to two of soccer's superstars, Messi and Neymar — has been indicted on tax fraud, a sign that the culture of impunity among Europe's top soccer clubs may be coming to an end.
July 12, 2014
Chicago's July 4th weekend was an especially bloody one. It was covered like another grim day. But the way we look at shootings in that city obscures the complexity of its tragedies.
July 12, 2014
On Friday, Dr. Lynn Bufka, a licensed psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety and stress, came to NPR to answer questions online about coping with stress. Here are some highlights.
July 12, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue until "peace and quiet" is restored. Meanwhile, tanks have been moved to the border for a possible ground invasion.
July 12, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute that threatens to derail the country's democratic process. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to NPR's Sean Carberry in Kabul.
July 12, 2014
More than 120 people have been killed by Israeli airstrikes since the current Israeli military operation began. There is no ceasefire in sight, but there may be some indications of a slowdown.
July 12, 2014
Campaign spending on the Kentucky Senate race could reach $100 million. So what can that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.
July 12, 2014
Restoration work on Rio's famed "Christ the Redeemer" statue is now complete. But can Brazil get redemption from not making it to the World Cup finals?
July 12, 2014
The National Governors Association held its annual summer meeting in Nashville, Tenn. this week, and the collapsing highway trust fund was the centerpiece issue.
July 12, 2014
For the third time in five years, Israel has bombed Gaza in response to Hamas rocket fire. As Israel considers a ground invasion, Israelis note the grisly repetition, skeptical things will change.
July 12, 2014
Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?
July 12, 2014
Also in this week's roundup, a tech company that may not exist, using sensors to keep your plants alive and what the debate over sandwich taxonomy teaches us about innovation.
July 12, 2014
We thought you'd get a kick out of seeing how the four teams in the final World Cup matches stack up in global health and development.
July 12, 2014
Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?
July 12, 2014
Also in this week's roundup, a tech company that may not exist, using sensors to keep your plants alive and what the debate over sandwich taxonomy teaches us about innovation.
July 12, 2014
The sloppy handling by federal scientists of the world's scariest germs must stop, says the dismayed head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Are his new rules enough?
July 11, 2014
There's over-medicating and self-medicating, but some vets are "de-medicating." Prescribed multiple drugs to deal with PTSD and pain, they've stopped taking them — without authorization.
July 11, 2014
There's over-medicating and self-medicating, but some vets are "de-medicating." Prescribed multiple drugs to deal with PTSD and pain, they've stopped taking them — without authorization.
July 11, 2014
What makes the judge's opinion such fun reading for students of politics is the highlighting of how political operatives tried to avoid leaving fingerprints on the maps.
July 11, 2014

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