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Journalist Daniel Estrin reports that dozens of Palestinians and Israeli police were injured in clashes in Jerusalem after the funeral for a Palestinian teenager.
July 04, 2014
Hurricane Arthur is dampening the July Fourth weekend along the eastern seaboard. It's the earliest hurricane to make landfall in North Carolina since records began in the mid-19th century.
July 04, 2014
For "This Week's Must-Read" poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips turns to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, the man who first heard America singing.
July 04, 2014
For All Things Considered's series on men in America, we asked you to tell us about the objects that make you feel manly. Answers ranged from handkerchiefs and boxing gloves to typewriters and tools.
July 04, 2014
Swearing-in ceremonies for new citizens are traditional on Independence Day in America. What does U.S. citizenship mean to those who choose to naturalize?
July 04, 2014
For five years running, 100 percent of the graduating seniors at Urban Prep Academies have won admission to four-year colleges. The schools work to promote positive examples of black masculinity.
July 04, 2014
Chestnut of San Jose, Calif., devoured 61 hotdogs and buns in the allotted 10 minutes. Miki Sudo, who ate 34 franks and buns in the allotted time, won the women's competition.
July 04, 2014
The lone goal came in the 13th minute from a header by Mats Hummels. In the semifinal, Germany will face the winner of the Brazil-Colombia quarterfinal, which will be played later Friday.
July 04, 2014
The satellite radio network said his racially-charged and hate-filled remarks on social media" are inconsistent with its values. Cumia's tweets came after he was alleged assaulted in New York.
July 04, 2014
News reports say the unidentified man worked for Germany's spy agency, and passed secrets to the U.S. Ties between the countries have been affected by revelations the NSA spied on Germans.
July 04, 2014
The Defense Department said the decision was made following a runway fire incident June 23 at the Elgin Air Force Base in Florida. The Air Force is investigating the cause of the fire.
July 04, 2014
As protesters block buses full of detainees from entering a border patrol station, many Murrieta residents say the federal government is the real root of the problem.
July 04, 2014
Richard Neal, of Mint Hill., N.C., chronicled the storm from his point of view, which was a pretty darn good one.
July 04, 2014
The heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune revealed in May that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Scaife was 82.
July 04, 2014
Palestinians say the 16-year-old was killed by Israeli extremists. His body was found just days after the recovery of the bodies of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
July 04, 2014
Hurricane Arthur howled through North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight with winds of up to 100 mph, causing flooding and knocking out power to residents and vacationers.
July 04, 2014
Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.
July 04, 2014
The exploding field of "learning analytics" raises ethical questions similar to those arising from the recent Facebook revelations.
July 04, 2014
Action, singing and lots of fireworks — American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.
July 04, 2014
Maybe it was messier than we thought, some scientists now say. Big brains, long legs, and long childhoods may have evolved piecemeal in different spots, in response to frequent swings in climate.
July 04, 2014

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