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The plan is emerging after big changes at Hostess: its business is smaller; it has far fewer employees; and those employees are no longer represented by a union.
July 5, 2016
One commenter called it "the Milli Vanilli of fireworks"; another stated, "current mood: disbelieving moon landing."
July 5, 2016
Two developmental psychologists break down 21st century skills and give everyday tips for parents on how to instill them.
July 5, 2016
Writer John Birdsall firmly believes there is a queer aesthetic in modern food culture. He and other LBGT chefs discuss the role of sexual identity and race in the kitchen.
July 5, 2016
The Lumineers are among many artists frustrated with people on their mobile devices during performances. Their singer explains why they're asking fans to lock up their phones with a new technology.
July 5, 2016
Pre-trial motions begin Tuesday morning in the trial of Lt. Brian Rice, who's charged with manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in last year's death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.
July 5, 2016
An attack on Medina has particular significance in a country whose ruler is known by the title Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
July 4, 2016
In a mill town on the Hudson River about an hour north of Albany, the Green Party is gaining some traction, fielding candidates for Congress and the state Assembly and Senate.
July 4, 2016
Farage, who led the charge for Britain to leave the EU, resigned his post as leader of the UKIP party. "I've done my bit," he told reporters.
July 4, 2016
Gennady Gudkov was recruited by the KGB 35 years ago. He later emerged as one of the Russian parliament's most vocal Putin critics. The Kremlin has been trying to crush him ever since.
July 4, 2016
Alex Gibney's new documentary, Zero Days, looks at the Stuxnet worm — a cyber weapon developed by the U.S. and Israel. Gibney talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about the film and the future of cyber warfare.
July 4, 2016
In the span of a week, three attacks in quick succession — in Turkey, Bangladesh, and Iraq — killed more than 200 people and have been blamed on ISIS. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Scott Atran of France's National Center for Scientific Research about the terrorist group's evolving tactics and membership.
July 4, 2016
NASA's probe to Jupiter must fire its main engine to be captured by the giant planet's gravity. If the rocket doesn't fire, it's mission over. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with science correspondent Joe Palca from Pasadena.
July 4, 2016
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with political reporter Sarah McCammon about a Donald Trump tweet that contained white supremacist imagery, and the backlash it received.
July 4, 2016
Jason Galvin, a former Army sharpshooter in Afghanistan, saved a bald eagle that was caught hanging by a rope in Minnesota. Neighbors, who named the eagle "Freedom," watched as Galvin shot through the rope to let Freedom down.
July 4, 2016
An unarmed citizen of the United Arab Emirates traveling in Avon, Ohio, was mistaken for a member of ISIS and handcuffed at gunpoint. Now Avon police are considering charges for the caller who reported him, and the UAE is advising travelers not to wear traditional clothes.
July 4, 2016
They were earning a little less than $3.50 a day. Then their bonus was cut. They didn't trust their union to stand up for them. So they had only one choice.
July 4, 2016
Kevin Durant is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join fellow superstar Stephen Curry. His choice quickly gained the endorsement of Lil B, a rapper whose sobriquet is The BasedGod.
July 4, 2016
"It's getting very real," says a leader of the mission to put a spacecraft into orbit around the large planet whose radiation and dust particles pose dangerous challenges.
July 4, 2016
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was pelted with rocks when he visited the site Sunday. The nation is now in three days of mourning.
July 4, 2016

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