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The presumptive GOP nominee spent much of May campaigning in states that he either won't win or probably will — instead of those swing states necessary to help him put him over the top in November.
June 19, 2016
Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.
June 18, 2016
After the mass shooting at a gay nightclub some Orlando residents looked for ways to help families of the injured. An LGBT center has become inundated with donations of food and other items.
June 18, 2016
In a recent poll, both Democrats and Republicans expressed low levels of trust in their party's nominating process for presidential candidates. We hear from voters around the country.
June 18, 2016
Queer 2.0 host Jacob Tobia, pediatric nurse Alexis Joy Agsaulio, and etiquette writer Steven Petrow talk about how the LGBTQ community is processing the shooting in Orlando, and social media reaction.
June 18, 2016
When Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of the Ohev Sholom synagogue heard about the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, he decided to show solidarity by taking his congregation to a gay bar in D.C.
June 18, 2016
In 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Chicago to fight for fair and open housing. NPR's Michel Martin and WBEZ examined the state of activism in Chicago around fair housing and other issues today.
June 18, 2016
After interviewing dozens of people who knew Omar Mateen, investigators say his profile is more like that of a "typical mass shooter" than an individual radicalized by ISIS.
June 18, 2016
When he was asked to give his name, suspect Thomas Mair used the opportunity to say "Death to traitors, freedom for Britain." He was formally charged with Cox's murder, which has shocked the U.K.
June 18, 2016
Canadian lawmakers have passed legislation to legalize physical-assisted death. It comes after an intense debate about who should be eligible for the option.
June 18, 2016
On June 17, 2015, Malcolm Graham learned that his sister, Cynthia Graham Hurd, a librarian and a devout Christian, was one of nine victims shot and killed at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.
June 18, 2016
Just seven weeks before the opening ceremony of the Olympics, the governor of Rio de Janeiro has declared a "state of calamity." He says the state's government is bankrupt.
June 18, 2016
State legislatures around the U.S. are debating which birth control benefits insurers must cover. Vermont is one of several states going beyond a focus on female contraception to include vasectomies.
June 18, 2016
British MP was killed after meeting with her constituents on Thursday. Labour MP Mary Creagh was a friend of Jo Cox, and remembers her life with NPR's Scott Simon.
June 18, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to writer Jonathan Hafetz, editor of a collection of essays by lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay detainees. It's called "Obama's Guantanamo, Stories from an Enduring Prison."
June 18, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to John Racanelli, CEO of the National Aquarium, about the decision to move eight bottlenose dolphins to an oceanside sanctuary.
June 18, 2016
Russian fans were arrested and deported from France for their behavior at the European championship. Journalist Marc Bennetts says their acts stem from groups that terrorized stadiums 30 years ago.
June 18, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to the ranch-hand turned songwriter. He comes from a long line of Wyoming homesteaders and studied agroecology before becoming a country singer.
June 18, 2016
While the investigation continues, officials say it is possible the shooter in this week's attack on an Orlando gay nightclub mentioned ISIS to cover for the real reason for the attack.
June 18, 2016
Scott Simon talks with Council On Foreign Relations President Richard Haass about the presumptive nominees' reactions to the Orlando shootings and their different views of America's role in the world.
June 18, 2016

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