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The world's third largest economy is still struggling to gain traction under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The British decision to leave the European Union has delivered another blow.
June 28, 2016
Vyacheslav Trubnikov was a Soviet and Russian spy for more than three decades. He found some of his American adversaries worthy rivals. Others, not so much.
June 28, 2016
Chase taught some of America's greatest artists, including Georgia O'Keeffe and Edward Hopper. On the centennial of the great teacher's death, a new exhibit in Washington, D.C., celebrates his life.
June 28, 2016
The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
June 28, 2016
Divers exploring the famous Antikythera shipwreck, 200 feet beneath the water's surface in Greece, have turned up a heavy object they think might have been a powerful weapon in the first century B.C.
June 28, 2016
Almost all of the cells in a human body get replaced over the course of a life. NPR's Skunk Bear Team sets off on an imagined video tour inside the body to find out which body parts never change.
June 28, 2016
"I think that the best way to think about this is a pause button has been pressed on the project of full European integration," President Barack Obama told NPR's Steve Inskeep.
June 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton's financial advantage gives her campaign the opportunity to own the airwaves. With her high negative ratings, the campaign is using ads to reintroduce Clinton to voters in key states.
June 28, 2016
Britain's top political parties are scrambling to find new leaders as lame duck Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels to attend European Commission meetings and reassure continental allies.
June 27, 2016
"This is done! This is done! We are never going home!" a commentator on Icelandic TV said. He added, "Live the way you want England. ... You can go home! You can go out of Europe!
June 27, 2016
Democrats on the panel unveiled their findings to get out in front of a Republican-led committee report that is expected to be far more critical of Clinton's handling of the Benghazi attacks.
June 27, 2016
American cities pay out hundreds of millions a year to settle police misconduct complaints and lawsuits. An advocacy group in Minneapolis wants to require cops to pay for their own insurance.
June 27, 2016
White House aides acknowledge that the plan, to be announced by President Obama and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico, is a "stretch goal." The commitment goes beyond the Paris climate agreement.
June 27, 2016
Perdue Farms, the fourth-largest poultry company in the country, says it will change its slaughter methods and also some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups are cheering.
June 27, 2016
"This problem is worse than doping," French Secretary of State for Sports Thierry Braillard tells a newspaper.
June 27, 2016
Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated in London on Monday that the U.S. could not find "a better friend and ally" than the U.K. But the relationship is bound to change.
June 27, 2016
A CDC advisory panel concluded the nasal spray vaccine is so ineffective that it shouldn't be used by anyone during the 2016-2017 flu season. Until 2015, the spray was the top choice for kids.
June 27, 2016
But fans hope Messi will rethink his declaration of "I think it's over" once the wave of post-game frustration at Argentina's 4-2 loss to Chile in Sunday's Copa America final has passed.
June 27, 2016
In their first appearance together of the 2016 campaign, the progressive hero and Massachusetts senator enthusiastically endorsed Clinton.
June 27, 2016
Many consumers in North America and Europe are willing to pay a premium for nutritious, organic grains. That makes the market ripe for a revival of millennia-old bread wheat, some plant breeders say.
June 27, 2016

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