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An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
July 23, 2016
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf shares a preview of the Democratic National Convention, which takes place in Philadelphia next week.
July 23, 2016
Democrats Malcolm Kenyatta, Amy Hoag, and Gary Frazier are in Philadelphia days before the Democratic National Convention to talk about challenges facing the party this year.
July 23, 2016
A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has piloted a balloon around the world solo and non-stop in 11 days, braving air too thin to breath, below-freezing temperatures, storms and barely any sleep.
July 23, 2016
"We're going to be compañeros de alma (soul mates) in this great lucha (fight) ahead," Kaine said.
July 23, 2016
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's running mate. The two agree on how government should tackle abortion and gun control, but disagree on the authorization of military force.
July 23, 2016
Ministry of Health officials say that at least 61 people were killed and 207 were injured in the attack. The Islamic State claimed responsibility, saying it was targeting a "gathering of Shiites."
July 23, 2016
A U.S. Army program allows elite athletes to join the military and train in their sport. Four Kenyan distance runners in the U.S. military quickly became citizens and will represent America in Rio.
July 23, 2016
Cosplay has been a fixture of the Comic-Con world for more than a decade. Should our pets be embracing the geekery, too?
July 23, 2016
In the third installment of our summer series Travel Nightmares. Anne Fleury from Milwaukee tells us about the time she leaped from one train to another.
July 23, 2016
The RNC might be over but the week's events are still fresh in people's minds, especially the reaction to Sen. Cruz's speech. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Texas Republican Delegate Ken Cope.
July 23, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to trivia expert AJ Jacobs about political conventions gone sour and unpopular candidates over the decades in U.S. politics.
July 23, 2016
The group of soldiers are headed to Brazil, but they're not going there to guard the athletes. The Army has a detachment to groom Olympic athletes, a number of whom only recently became U.S. citizens.
July 23, 2016
The 87-year-old conceptual artist unveils a large-scale installation of his work in Marfa, Texas, this week. He's spent his career creating site-specific art that often treats light as its subject.
July 23, 2016
Speech therapist Wendy Chase helps transgender people make their voices sound like their gender identity. She says how people communicate affects how they are perceived.
July 23, 2016
The Republican National Convention wrapped up on Thursday. Ron Elving was there, and tells NPR's Scott Simon about the ups and downs of the four day meeting.
July 23, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told the New York Times that a Trump administration wouldn't defend NATO allies unless they had "fulfilled their obligations" to the U.S.
July 23, 2016
As Baton Rouge prepares to bury the second of two officers killed in a targeted attack, the city gathers to reflect on the violence.
July 23, 2016
Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR' Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.
July 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton has tapped Virginia SenatorTim Kaine to be her running mate, completing the democratic presidential ticket.
July 23, 2016

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