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In the wake of last week's killing of nine black church members in Charleston, President Obama talks about the status of race relations in a conversation on the WTF with March Maron podcast.
June 22, 2015
The state is isn't monitoring its Medicaid managed care plans to make sure they have enough doctors to meet patients' needs, an audit finds. And thousands of calls to an ombudsman were never returned.
June 22, 2015
Colombian star Lady Andrade told USA Today that her team would win: "We're going to beat them since they like to talk so much."
June 22, 2015
The Independent Commission of Inquiry found there was a huge increase in firepower during the 2014 Israeli invasion of Gaza.
June 22, 2015
Walter Scheib, who served as executive chef for Presidents Clinton and Bush, was found near a trail in the mountains near Taos. The 61-year-old was missing for a week.
June 22, 2015
Authorities were eventually able to repel the attack killing all of the Taliban militants. More than a dozen civilians were also hurt in the attack.
June 22, 2015
While the Pentagon acknowledged years ago that it used American servicemen in World War II mustard gas experiments, NPR found new details about tests that grouped subjects by the color of their skin.
June 22, 2015
Music can energize, soothe or relax us. And it can also help reduce pain. Researchers found that listening to a favorite song or story helped children manage pain after major surgery.
June 22, 2015
For the first time ever, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed part of a navigable waterway to stem the migration of an invasive species.
June 22, 2015
A video shows a man approach the prison with a bag, which is hoisted up the prison wall and disappears out of view. Does this security lapse have anything to do with the escaped cons?
June 22, 2015
Eurozone leaders are to meet in Brussels on Monday in a hastily called summit aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis. Greece has until the end of the month to make a huge debt payment to the IMF.
June 22, 2015
Spieth is only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year. Dustin Johnson came close to pushing a Monday playoff — but then he three-putted the final hole.
June 21, 2015
The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator ranged widely in his musicianship. With colleagues from Miles Davis to Frank Zappa, he linked classical music and jazz.
June 21, 2015
Greece needs help to make a loan payment at the end of the month, but its government refuses to enact the economic reforms its creditors are demanding. The threat of a run on Greece's banks is complicating current negotiations, which will continue Monday at a summit meeting of Greek and eurozone leaders.
June 21, 2015
An elite search-and-rescue team from Los Angeles County is always ready to respond to emergencies around the world — most recently, in earthquake-ravaged Nepal.
June 21, 2015
Like young adults everywhere, soldiers in the Russian military are fond of documenting their doings via social media. One journalist traced a soldier's presence in Ukraine through his photos online.
June 21, 2015
Parishioners returned Sunday morning to the Emanuel AME Church for the first worship service since Wednesday's mass shooting.
June 21, 2015
After nine congregation members were killed this week, the historic black church held a Sunday service that honored and remembered the victims. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on the service.
June 21, 2015
The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it isn't clear whether the move is meant to secure the ancient treasures from government forces or to destroy them.
June 21, 2015
The giant reptile was taken from Isabela Island in Ecuador's Galápagos archipelago as part of an early effort to sustain the species, which is native only to the remote Pacific island chain.
June 21, 2015

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