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Chicago To Replace Famed Ferris Wheel With Taller One

Friday, July 03, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Alexander Eisenschmidt, an assistant professor of architecture at University of Illinois at Chicago, about the new Chicago Ferris Wheel.
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Donald Trump Controversy Highlights Influence Of Hispanics In U.S.

Friday, July 03, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.
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In Philadelphia's Fishtown, A Fierce Debate Over The Fate Of A Polish Church

Friday, July 03, 2015

The Philadelphia Archdiocese has plans to demolish the city's oldest Polish church, but it's facing strong resistance: Longtime parishioners and neighborhood newcomers have joined forces in protest.
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Portland, Ore., Soccer Fans Gear Up For Women's World Cup Final

Friday, July 03, 2015

It's the U.S. and Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada — a rematch of the 2011 championship. Soccer-crazed fans in Portland, Ore., who watched Japan's fortuitous win over England this week, provide plenty of insight about what it will take for the U.S. team to avenge it's loss four years ago.
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Kids Of Richard Dreyfuss Remember Their Dad In 'Jaws'

Friday, July 03, 2015

An encore of a conversation with Ben and Emily Dreyfuss, the adult children of actor Richard Dreyfuss, after they re-watched Jaws. This story originally aired on Morning Edition on July 8, 2014.
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Chief Bailout Negotiator: Greece Needs An 'Economically Sustainable' Deal

Friday, July 03, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Euclid Tsakalatos, Greece's deputy foreign minister and chief negotiator in the bailout talks, about Sunday's referendum and what yes and no votes would mean.
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On The Rebound, Panthers Prowl Expanding Swath Of Land In Florida

Friday, July 03, 2015

From a low of about 20, the population of Florida's state animal has grown to about 200 — enough, wildlife officials say, to warrant taking them off the endangered species list. Not everyone agrees.
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On Its 40th Anniversary, Remembering The Terror Of 'Jaws'

Friday, July 03, 2015

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the movie, Jaws, the original summer blockbuster.
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From Jazz To Latin To R&B, NPR Music's Favorite Albums Of 2015 So Far

Friday, July 03, 2015

NPR's favorite albums of the year so far range from hip-hop to Latin music.
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Despite Offensive Comments, Donald Trump Polls Strong In New Hampshire

Friday, July 03, 2015

Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump's appeal to the state's voters.
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Scrapped Declaration Of Independence Passage Denounced Slavery

Friday, July 03, 2015

Most everyone knows the Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson. But most don't know about a very big edit before the final draft.
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Week In Politics: New GOP Candidates, Donald Trump

Friday, July 03, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about this week's GOP announcements.
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Debt Crisis Puts The Squeeze On Greece's Banks

Friday, July 03, 2015

The country's banks could hardly be in a more precarious position. The European Central Bank has stopped lending Greece money and a referendum Sunday could spell the country's exit from the eurozone.
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Aetna To Buy Insurance Rival Humana For $37 Billion

Friday, July 03, 2015

The health insurance company Aetna announced Friday it will buy rival Humana for $37 billion. The merger comes as other health insurers consider consolidating to cut costs.
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What Happened To British Loyalists After The Revolutionary War?

Friday, July 03, 2015

Not everyone celebrated when the British surrendered at Yorktown. About a fifth of all colonists remained loyal to the Crown; for them, the American victory spelled exodus and, often, more violence.
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Syrian Christians Face New Threat From Rebel Alliance

Friday, July 03, 2015

Syrian Christians face new threats from a rebel coalition that is fighting both the self-declared Islamic State and the regime.
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A Conservative Firebrand From The Start, Ted Cruz Always Had A Plan

Friday, July 03, 2015

Long before Cruz was the Texas senator commandeering the Senate floor, he was a teenager reciting conservative, free-market ideology.
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Royals All Star Voting Echoes Last Time MLB Fans Stuffed The Ballot Box

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Eight Royals could start in the All Star game July 14. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Chris Eckes, curator of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, about the last time this happened.
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Deputy Secretary Of State: Iran Needs Nuclear Deal 'More Than We Do'

Thursday, July 02, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Tony Blinken, the U.S. deputy secretary of state and the former deputy national security advisor for President Obama, about the latest on the negotiations with Iran.
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Busy Travel Weekend Raises Concerns About Transportation Infrastructure

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Expect heavy traffic and busy airports if traveling this Independence Day weekend. Travel industry groups say with unemployment down and wages ticking up, more Americans will be on the move.
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