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Neil Hammerschlag has looked inside the mouth of a wild tiger shark and lived to tell the tale. He says that sharks pose only a very small risk to people: "Humans are not on the shark's menu."
July 14, 2016
It's Bastille Day, so in honor of the home of the renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, we're testing your knowledge on some classic French ingredients and dishes. Test your knowledge.
July 14, 2016
The State Department regularly issues travel alerts for U.S. citizens. Now U.S. gun violence has led other countries to urge their own citizens to show caution when visiting the U.S.
July 14, 2016
Little kids who hit the sack early may be less likely to get overtired and fussy in a way that messes with their sleep cycle, researchers say.
July 14, 2016
Signs are pointing to the Indiana governor being selected as Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate. Trump is set to officially make the announcement Friday.
July 14, 2016
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has apologized for remarks she made about Donald Trump. NPR's Nina Totenberg has the latest.
July 14, 2016
Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and 'round the Web. Today, the anti-Trump last ditch effort and Clinton campaign's use of Pokemon Go.
July 14, 2016
The Americans and Russians are both waging air campaigns against the Islamic State. But the two powers are deeply suspicious of one another and have different goals for Syria's future.
July 14, 2016
Dylan Noble was shot by officers at a traffic stop on June 25, including shots fired after he was lying on the ground. The police have now released video of the incident.
July 14, 2016
The first systematic study of viral hepatitis uncovers surprising facts about the often overlooked disease.
July 14, 2016
French President Francois Hollande's coif hasn't really been a subject of conversation, until now. He's facing a scandal after it emerged that he pays a hairdresser nearly $11,000 every month.
July 14, 2016
"Judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. In the future I will be more circumspect," the Supreme Court Justice said in a statement Thursday.
July 14, 2016
Hotel rooms can cost $300 a night for delegates, who also have to pay for their own travel and meals. Some are turning to crowdfunding sites to pay for their trips.
July 14, 2016
A recent federal court ruling has advocates, researchers and the dissenting judge worried that sharing passwords, even in seemingly innocuous circumstances, could be considered unlawful.
July 14, 2016
Hayden is the first woman and first African-American to hold the position. She's the head of Baltimore's library system and the former president of the American Library Association.
July 14, 2016
Black police officers live on both sides of the debate over race and policing. In this week's episode, they weigh in on the limits of force diversity in bridging gaps between black people and cops.
July 14, 2016
The roster includes five Trumps, five former opponents, one football star and zero former Republican nominees.
July 14, 2016
"There is absolutely nothing more frustrating, more damaging to your soul than when you know you're following the rules and being treated like you are not," Sen. Tim Scott said.
July 14, 2016
Iowa health officials recently discovered it wasn't against state law for a nursing home worker to share a photo on Snapchat of a resident covered in feces. They are trying to change that.
July 14, 2016
Safety for LGBTQ students is critical, but inclusive policies shouldn't stop there, author Michael Sadowski argues in his new book.
July 14, 2016

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