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Singer Christina Grimmie, a former contestant on "The Voice," was shot by a gunman after a concert in Orlando, Fla., police say, and later died of her wounds.
June 11, 2016
Accidental deaths are up by more than 15 percent from a decade ago. Safety officials point to opioids and heroin, but also to falls. Car crashes aren't killing as many people as they did a decade ago.
June 11, 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.
June 11, 2016
At least 12 people were killed and 55 injured in twin bombings near a revered shrine, Syrian state media reports. The Sayyida Zeinab shrine is seen as a symbolic stronghold of the regime.
June 11, 2016
The European soccer championship is second only to the World Cup in TV viewership. But this year's events might be more subdued than usual. Security fears could keep the crowds down in many cities.
June 11, 2016
The Golden State Warriors took game 4 of the NBA finals Friday night, going up 3-1 in the series over the Cleveland Cavaliers. NPR's Tom Goldman joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about he game, and the Stanley Cup finals.
June 11, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Financial Times editor Lionel Barber about the Brexit referendum, and its impact on the United Kingdom and other members of the European Union.
June 11, 2016
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are trying to win support from female voters. Yesterday, both presumptive presidential nominees addressed groups that are important for their parties' bases.
June 11, 2016
Mortimer Caplin was a U.S. Navy beachmaster who helped steer U.S. forces during the Normandy invasion 72 years ago this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to him ahead of his 100th birthday.
June 11, 2016
"The Martyr Museum" features historic heroes like Joan of Arc alongside some perpetrators of recent terrorist attacks. The idea is to try to understand what drives some to give their life to a cause.
June 11, 2016
World leaders, longtime friends, and admirers came to celebrate Muhammad Ali's life Friday in his hometown of Louisville, KY. It was an event that the icon himself approved plans for.
June 11, 2016
Italian police have arrested a human smuggling kingpin behind the trafficking of Eritrean refugees. But some Eritreans say they have the wrong man. Scott Simon talks with journalist Meron Estefanos.
June 11, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to senior editor Ron Elving on Hillary Clinton's presumptive nomination win and the Republican Party's division over Donald Trump's criticisms of a Mexican-American judge.
June 11, 2016
It's now legal for doctors to prescribe lethal medications to terminally ill patients who want them. But many doctors say they feel queasy about it. Lonny Shavelson wants to help them with that.
June 11, 2016
They're wearing the diverse fashions of Africa — but they're not wearing African fashion. A new book explains the difference.
June 11, 2016
It wasn't what you think, but it was certainly a story. I was lucky enough to meet him a few times over several decades, but the first time was the most memorable.
June 11, 2016
After the jury found Hubbard guilty of more than half of the 23 charges, he's been stripped of his leadership position, and could face up to 20 years in prison for each felony count.
June 11, 2016
The celebrated electric car company denies allegations of a safety problem with its suspension and says claims that it told customers not to report the problem "preposterous."
June 10, 2016
Just three minutes after entering the game, Jhasmani Campos arced a free kick over the wall and into the net, setting off cheers in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
June 10, 2016
The first question: Should you go at all? The next question: If you do go, how do you protect yourself?
June 10, 2016

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