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Satoru Iwata, who helped Nintendo innovate and launch its revolutionary Wii game console, has died. His business card summed him up this way: "I run a game company, in my heart I am a gamer."
Jul. 13, 2015
A spike in shark attacks off the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean began in 2011. Four years later, residents are still searching for ways to restore their sense of safety.
Jul. 13, 2015
When scientists first started counting the nests of green sea turtles in one area in the 1980s, they found fewer than 40 nests. In their last check, they counted almost 12,000.
Jul. 13, 2015
Negotiators in Vienna are working intensely to meet a deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran.
Jul. 13, 2015
When Scott Walker was first elected governor, Wisconsin's unemployment rate was over 8 percent. It's fallen to 4.4 percent. But there's debate over whether Walker deserve credit for the rebound.
Jul. 13, 2015
It'll take trillions of dollars — not billions but trillions. Leaders are meeting in Ethiopia this week to figure out how to raise the money. Spoiler alert: Most of it won't come from governments.
Jul. 13, 2015
The suicide of a 15-year-old who had been bullied online and off inspired Todd Schobel to create STOPit. Schools across the country have adopted the app to anonymously report and stop cyberbullying.
Jul. 13, 2015
It's not just Greeks who are upset by their country's latest bailout. Supporters of European unity say the weekend's fraught negotiations in Brussels have damaged the ideal of European solidarity.
Jul. 13, 2015
After the fatal church shootings in Charleston, S.C., some communities are taking down Confederate monuments. Birmingham, Ala., with its rich civil rights history, is weighing the options.
Jul. 13, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rolls out her economic policy agenda and says she is focused on growing the wages of the middle class.
Jul. 13, 2015
The auto industry does need to consolidate to keep up with investor expectations and growing expenses, but the merger might be too big a risk for GM, which already has a lot going for it.
Jul. 13, 2015
Greeks say they are disappointed with the harsh conditions attached to the country's third bailout, but most are relieved that their country will stay in the eurozone.
Jul. 13, 2015
About 5 million public school students in Texas this year will get new and controversial textbooks that critics say water down history.
Jul. 13, 2015
Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in July 2014, is accused of spying on Iran for the U.S. Today's hearing was inconclusive and no date has been set for a possible next hearing.
Jul. 13, 2015
It took Scott Jurek 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes to make the 2,189-mile hike from Springer Mountain, Ga., to the top of Maine's Mount Katahdin.
Jul. 13, 2015
This week, NPR's All Tech Considered is connecting with diverse innovators in tech and science. Kiverdi CEO Lisa Dyson discusses an early role model, her work and the need to boost tech education.
Jul. 13, 2015
Astronomers kicked Pluto out of the planetary club in 2006 because of its small size. But scientists set to explore the surface Tuesday via a spacecraft's camera say those other guys are just wrong.
Jul. 13, 2015
"If a vehicle door unlatches, the distraction may increase the risk of a crash and/or a vehicle occupant may fall out," a federal safety agency says.
Jul. 13, 2015
John Williams tackled difficult issues of race in novels and poetry. He used his writing to challenge assumptions about African-Americans, including civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr.
Jul. 13, 2015
Most were sentenced under drugs charges. Nearly all of them would have already served their time if they were convicted of the same same crime today.
Jul. 13, 2015

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