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Blacks and Latinos are much more likely to say housing prices have forced them to move to places where they felt less safe and had worse schools.
June 21, 2014
The same judge had originally sentenced 683 people to the death penalty. The defendants, mostly supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, were accused of attacking a police station.
June 21, 2014
Pressure is increasing for a deal over limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions. Negotiators have one month until the current temporary agreement will expire.
June 21, 2014
One nation under God, with many different religious traditions.
June 21, 2014
A sulfur compound in garlic can linger in the body for up to two days, stinking up your breath, sweat and pee. Milk, parsley or citrus might help break it down more quickly or mask the stench.
June 21, 2014
New-agers, pagans and modern-day Druids began the longest day of the year with songs, dance and yoga at the ancient stones on Salisbury Plain.
June 21, 2014
The Park Service said it made the decision after several drones disturbed the peace at different parks. The agency will later propose permanent regulation.
June 21, 2014
College programs in prison have become extremely rare, but one alum's story shows how incarceration can truly be reformative.
June 21, 2014
An app based around a single word, a phone from Amazon that helps you buy stuff from Amazon and details about Apple's expected wrist candy. All that and more in the week's tech news.
June 21, 2014
During a committee hearing, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan told IRS Commissioner John Koskinen that he did not believe him and that his agency was not being forthcoming.
June 21, 2014
The move is seen as another show of force by Russia, as tensions with Ukraine continue to mount. It comes after reports of violence spilling over into the Russian-Ukraine border.
June 21, 2014
Around the world, civilizations have been fascinated by the solstice. In the first of our series, Summer Stargazing, NPR's Scott Simon talks to astronomer Jackie Faherty about Manhattenhenge.
June 21, 2014
Lily Born, 11, has designed a spill-proof cup for people with Parkinson's disease. She and her dad, Joe Born, talk with NPR's Scott Simon about the invention she's named Kangaroo Cups.
June 21, 2014
A bear that was found walking around Bethesda, Md., has been returned to his natural home. But not before gaining a moment of internet fame with two fake Twitter accounts created on his behalf.
June 21, 2014
A former IRS director's missing emails reminded some of the gap on Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes. Columnist Megan McArdle tells NPR's Scott Simon the disappearance indicates bigger problems within the agency.
June 21, 2014
NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tamara Keith about the reaction to President Obama's decision to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq.
June 21, 2014
President Obama says he'll send military advisers to Iraq, but not combat forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks to retired Army Col. Derek Harvey about whether that's enough to help regain stability.
June 21, 2014
Donald Trump and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are warring over a sign on the side of a skyscraper bearing Trump's name. The mayor wants it removed, but Trump has emphatically said no, via the media.
June 21, 2014
More than 400 U.S. military drones have been involved in major crashes around the world since 2001. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the news, which was revealed in a Washington Post investigation.
June 21, 2014
Scores of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody have been on a hunger strike for almost two months, trying to change the system that allowed them to be held without being charged.
June 21, 2014

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