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The McKinney Police Department says the incident occurred when officers responded to "a disturbance involving multiple juveniles" who did not have permission to be at a community pool.
June 07, 2015
Eighth-seeded Stan Wawrinka defeated the No. 1 seed in Sunday's final. It's Wawrinka's second major title. His win thwarts Djovokic's shot at the only major title he hasn't won.
June 07, 2015
If President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's governing Justice and Development Party wins a big majority, it will be used to push through constitutional reforms establishing a strong executive.
June 07, 2015
The leftist party that swept Greek elections earlier this year promised to save Greece from the clutches of austerity. But Greece and the European Union remained deadlocked over a new credit deal.
June 07, 2015
A startup has developed a method the firm says will put to bed kids' night terrors, a minor sleep disorder that can impact a family's quality of life. The device uses app-controlled timed vibrations.
June 07, 2015
Raif Badawi, who was arrested in 2012 for "insulting Islam through electronic means," will undergo a total of 1,000 lashes and spend a decade behind bars.
June 07, 2015
Two inmates, Richard Matt and David Sweat, used power tools to cut through steel walls, slithered through a steam pipe and emerged on the outside through a manhole.
June 07, 2015
Newark, N.J., has spent decades in decline. Mayor Ras Baraka is trying to turn the city around, with intensive investment in two tough neighborhoods. Residents say he has a lot of history to overcome.
June 07, 2015
The president arrived in Bavaria for the summit, where Western leaders are due to discuss the situation in Ukraine and how to prevent Greece from defaulting on its sovereign debt.
June 07, 2015
Iowa's freshman Sen. Joni Ernst hosted a herd of potential Republican presidential candidates for her first-ever Roast and Ride event, asserting herself as a force in presidential politics.
June 07, 2015
In California, a program called "procedural justice" aims to improve the relationship between police and communities of color. Officer Kyle Hay tells NPR's Rachel Martin how it has helped him on his beat.
June 07, 2015
A massive manhunt is underway in New York for two convicted murders who escaped Saturday from a maximum security facility in upstate New York.
June 07, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency has found no evidence that fracking has let to widespread, systemic pollution of water. Correspondent Jeff Brady tells NPR's Rachel Martin what the report means.
June 07, 2015
The leftist party that swept Greek elections earlier this year promised to save Greece from the clutches of austerity. But Greece and the Eurozone remained locked in a standoff over a new credit deal.
June 07, 2015
Northwestern professor Laura Kipnis was recently cleared in a Title IX investigation prompted by student complaints over an essay she wrote. She talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the controversy.
June 07, 2015
His heart said "Give!" His mind wondered: "Am I gullible? Do handouts really help?" Looking back, he's not happy with the choice he made.
June 07, 2015
The colt ran to victory in the Belmont Stakes Saturday, after winning the Derby and the Preakness. He's the first horse since 1978 to achieve what some call the most difficult feat in sports.
June 06, 2015
Search crews continue to look for three missing people after the Memorial Day weekend flood on the Blanco River. Meanwhile, those in Wimberley, Texas, are struggling to put their lives back together.
June 06, 2015
Renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine marked an end to a tenuous cease-fire agreed to in February. Observers fear that a surge in violence could plunge the region into another full scale war.
June 06, 2015
While doing a profile of a transgender activist in Washington, D.C., NPR's Pam Fessler heard some touching personal stories from trans women trying to adapt to their new lives.
June 06, 2015

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