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On July 14th, NASA's New Horizons mission will reach its long-awaited destination: Pluto. The spacecraft left Earth in 2006. Since then, it's traveled more than 3 billion miles. NPR's Arun Rath talks with planetary scientist Carolyn Porco about the mission.
Jul. 12, 2015
Eurozone leaders meeting today in Brussels moved closer to a deal with Greece. But the provisions under consideration are unlikely to sit well with Greek voters. Soraya Sarhaddi-Nelson gives NPR's Arun Rath an update from Brussels.
Jul. 12, 2015
The Pakistani education activist, who was shot in the head in 2012 by a Taliban gunman, marked her birthday with refugees in Lebanon. She warned that the world is "failing ... Syria's children."
Jul. 12, 2015
There are conflicting reports as to whether the negotiators will or won't announce a deal on Monday.
Jul. 12, 2015
"As we all know, America hasn't always treated your people and your heritage with dignity and respect. Tragically, it's been the opposite," first lady Michelle Obama said.
Jul. 12, 2015
The Serbian bested his Swiss rival 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 4-3. It was the 40th time the two men had met on the court.
Jul. 12, 2015
For Victorian athletes in America, the game on the diamond gave them a chance to compete against men — and win.
Jul. 12, 2015
Last month was the deadliest on record in the Central America country since the end of the civil war in 1992. There are more than 30 murders a day, due to gang violence.
Jul. 12, 2015
European finance ministers hope to have a deal by today, but they remain skeptical that Athens will live up to its promises of financial reforms in exchange for tens of billions in bailout funds.
Jul. 12, 2015
Béarnaise is a classic French sauce typically served with steak. But it's tricky for a home chef to keep the raw egg and the butter in it from separating. A chef reveals his secret weapon.
Jul. 12, 2015
The kingpin reportedly went to the showers Saturday night and was not seen again. He made a similar escape in 2001 with help from prison guards.
Jul. 12, 2015
Leaders of the European Union continue their talks about bailing Greece out for a third time. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks to Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about the proposals on the table.
Jul. 12, 2015
It turns out that turning left is dangerous. So two New York city councilmen have asked Google to map routes that cut down on left turns in the Big Apple.
Jul. 12, 2015
From the capital to the countryside, there is pervasive fear in Greece as European leaders in Brussels debate the country's economic fate.
Jul. 12, 2015
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with correspondent John Burnett about the prison escape of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo.
Jul. 12, 2015
Ramadan this year falls in the height of summer when days are longest. Many Observant Muslims are fasting 16 hours a day or longer, so their pre-dawn breakfast needs to be hydrating and satiating.
Jul. 12, 2015
Robin Thede's wide-ranging career has included stints in both journalism and comedy. Now, at The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, she's the first black woman to work as a head writer in late night TV.
Jul. 12, 2015
Beyond drugmakers' sales and marketing, is there room for productive and ethical collaboration between doctors and industry to advance medicine?
Jul. 12, 2015
There are only six people left in the world who know the healing songs of the Wachiperi, an ancient group in the Andes. One of them flew 3,000 miles to share his skills — and cure headaches.
Jul. 12, 2015
Thede's wide-ranging career has included stints in both journalism and comedy. Now, at The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, she's the first black woman to work as a head writer in late night TV.
Jul. 12, 2015

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