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As The NBA's Free Agency Period Begins, LeBron James Has All The Power

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to sportswriter Bob Ryan about the start of NBA free agency Wednesday, and the man with the most power in the NBA โ€” LeBron James.
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Greece Moves Forward With Referendum On Proposed Bailout

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Greek government's latest attempt to reopen talks with the EU seems to have fallen on deaf ears, while Greeks seem even more confused about what they will be voting for in Sunday's referendum.
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How Mississippi Defaulted On $7 Million Worth Of Bonds In 1841

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Clifford Thies, a professor of economics and finance at Shenandoah University, about Mississippi's unpaid bonds from the 1840s and collecting on old state-owed debt.
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The Economics Of Airline Baggage Check; To Pay Or Not To Pay

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Rick Seaney, CEO of Farecompare.com, about the economics of luggage fees for airlines. JetBlue started to charge fees for the first checked bag on Wednesday.
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Justice Department Investigates Possible Collusion In U.S. Airline Industry

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who asked the Justice Department to investigate possible collusion in the U.S. airline industry to keep ticket prices high.
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Germans Express 'Frustration' With Greece For Stalling Bailout Deal

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with German journalist Roman Pletter, economics and business editor with Die Zeit newspaper, about the German leadership and perspective on the Greek crisis.
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'Magic Mike XXL' And 'Terminator Genisys' Bring The Testosterone

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Bob Mondello looks at the Independence Day weekend blockbusters, Magic Mike XXL and Terminator Genisys.
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Health Officials Announce Return Of Ebola In Liberia

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Liberia has gone several months without a case of Ebola, but this week, health officials announced two new cases.
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Maine Lawmakers Consider Investigating Gov. Paul LePage

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Lawmakers want to probe the allegation that Gov. LePage threatened to withhold over $500,000 from a state charter school if it didn't remove a Democratic legislator.
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Frontier Airlines Exit Leaves Delaware Without Commercial Flights

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Frontier Airlines is saying goodbye to New Castle Airport in Wilmington, Del. That makes the second-smallest state the only one in the country without access to commercial passenger flights.
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Islamic State Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Attack On Egyptian Soldiers

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Kareem Fahim, Middle East reporter for The New York Times, about the massive attack on Egyptian soldiers by militants in the Sinai Peninsula Wednesday.
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New LGBT Issues Enter Spotlight After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

After last week's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, events are being held across the country, including in Allentown, Penn., to decide the LGBT community's next public policy objective.
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Charleston, S.C., Residents Call On Each Other To Improve Race Relations

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Two weeks after nine were killed in a church in Charleston, protesters and politicians are calling for a renewed focus on remedying racial disparities in the state and for discussions about race.
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Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Violent crime has ticked up in certain metro areas. Police are scrambling to hold the line while at the same time trying not to appear overzealous.
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U.S., Cuba To Reopen Embassies In Step Toward Normal Relations

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The White House announced Wednesday the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, which is seen as a key step toward more normal diplomatic ties with the Cold War foe.
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Salvadorean Children Hope To Reunite With Parents Under U.S. Program

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Under a new program started this year, children from Central America who fear for their lives in their home country and have a relative living legally in the U.S. can petition for refugee status. In part two of NPR's look at one family's attempt to reunite under the program, a story of two children in El Salvador who haven't seen their father in more than 16 years.
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Who's Behind A String Of Bombings In Ukraine's Black Sea 'Pearl'?

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Local journalists and volunteers in Odessa are working to make sense of dozens of recent bombings โ€” and prevent future attacks. They say that Russians have infiltrated the security services.
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How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

When people saw photos that linked a famous person with a famous place, it changed the behavior of certain neurons in their brains. And it changed their memories, too.
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A Dozen Officials Suspended As Probe Into N.Y. Prison Break Widens

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The house-cleaning of top administrators and guards at the prison where two inmates escaped comes as the FBI begins its own investigation into possible corruption and drug dealing at the facility.
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Chris Christie Becomes 14th Republican Presidential Candidate

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race, there are now 14 Republican candidates for president. Two more are expected to join by the end of July.
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