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Brazilian Police Move In On Sunday's World Cup Protesters

Monday, July 14, 2014

There had been concern in the lead-up to the World Cup that the protests in Brazil would get worse as the tournament went on. But that didn't happen โ€” until the final protest on Sunday turned violent.
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Late-Game Goal Gives Germany World Cup Win Over Argentina

Monday, July 14, 2014

Germany takes home the 2014 World Cup title after a 1-0 win over Argentina on Sunday. It was a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play.
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Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Worries Baltic Nation Of Latvia

Monday, July 14, 2014

President Putin said he was acting to protect the rights of ethnic Russians in Crimea. Latvians fear Russia could use the Russian-speaking population to exert destabilizing pressure on their country.
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2008 Law Is At The Center Of Immigration Dispute

Monday, July 14, 2014

As Central American kids continue to arrive across the U.S. border, there are many questions over the law. President Obama wants it overhauled. Republicans say they can't trust him to enforce the law.
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Israel's U.S. Ambassador: We're Fighting In Surgical Fashion

Monday, July 14, 2014

Israel's ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer talks to Steve Inskeep about what it will take to stop the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from escalating further.
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Palestinian Authority Bears Brunt Of West Bank Outrage

Monday, July 14, 2014

Political strife and unrest are powerful backdrops in the work of Palestinian writer Adania Shibli. She talks to Steve Inskeep about the mood in Ramallah.
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China Indicts GlaxoSmithKline Investigators

Monday, July 14, 2014

Prosecutors in Shanghai have charged a British detective and his American wife with illegally buying and selling personal information about Chinese citizens.
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Why Did Black Voters Flee The Republican Party In The 1960s?

Monday, July 14, 2014

Fifty years ago, when the ultra-conservative wing of the GOP overthrew Republican moderates to choose Barry Goldwater as the party standard-bearer, black voters deserted the GOP in droves.
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Study: Older Americans Aim To Stay Independent In Their Homes

Monday, July 14, 2014

A study from Georgetown and Phillips Inc. finds that the vast majority of Americans want to age in their homes. But that they have taken no steps to make their homes suitable for aging in place.
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In The Future, Calorie Counting Could Be A Lot Easier

Monday, July 14, 2014

Tracking the food you eat can be tedious. But a GE scientist is working on a device that goes over your plate, and tells you exactly what's in the food you're about to eat.
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Gaza Conflict Enters 7th Day, Israel Downs Drone

Monday, July 14, 2014

On Israel's southern coastline, the military said it downed a drone. Earlier, Israel intensified air strikes, and warned thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip to take shelter.
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Fighting Between Israel And Gaza Spans 1 Week

Monday, July 14, 2014

Thousands of Palestinian residents are taking shelter. The fighting shows no signs of slowing, despite international calls for a ceasefire and growing concerns about the mounting civilian death toll.
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To Make Children Healthier, A Doctor Prescribes A Trip To The Park

Monday, July 14, 2014

To get his young patients moving, Dr. Robert Zarr whips out his pad and prescribes a park. And not just any park. One chosen for the child from a 380-park database.
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Saskawhat? A Novel Berry Takes Root On Michigan Farms

Monday, July 14, 2014

Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, a shrub that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen โ€” in jams and pies.
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How Banning One Question Could Help Ex-Offenders Land A Job

Monday, July 14, 2014

Some say the box on job applications that asks, "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?" prevents ex-offenders from getting a fair shot. New laws prohibit firms from asking about a criminal record.
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Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

Monday, July 14, 2014

We tend to soothe ourselves with sugar-laden foods when we're feeling strained. But they may make us feel even worse. Protein and omega-3s, on the other hand, can help reduce stress, researchers say.
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'How To Survive The Bulls' Co-Author Gets Gored

Friday, July 11, 2014

On Wednesday, Bill Hillmann, one of the authors of Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona, was reportedly gored in the leg. His injuries were not life threatening.
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New York City Considers Licensing Costumed Peformers

Friday, July 11, 2014

Lawmakers say too many people dress like Superman or other characters to pose for pictures with tourists, and then they demand money.
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Gaza Residents Deal With Fourth Night Of Israeli Air Strikes

Friday, July 11, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to Palestinian-American business consultant and political commentator Sami Abdel-Shafi about living in Gaza while under attack from Israel.
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Advocates Keep Focus On Issues Outside World Cup Stadiums

Friday, July 11, 2014

What has the soccer tournament really cost Brazil? An overpass that was still under construction collapsed on a bus killing 2 people. And, opposition lawmakers want a probe into World Cup financing.
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