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Manhunt Over: N.Y. Authorities Capture Remaining Inmate

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

David Sweat, one of two inmates who escaped from a prison in upstate New York earlier this month, has been shot but taken alive just days after his accomplice, Richard Matt, was killed by police.

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Arsonists Hit 6 Black Churches In 5 Southern States

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

Investigators are probing fires that have damaged or destroyed predominately black churches in South Carolina and nearby states following the murder of 9 people at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.

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Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Doesn't Make It Biblically Correct, Pastor Says

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

Conservative churches and their congregants voiced the strongest opposition to same-sex marriages. Despite the high court's decision, some churches say they'll continue to obey a higher authority.

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After Killing Of 38 Tourists, Tunisia Cracks Down On Islamists

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

Officials in Tunisia ordered some mosques closed and banned some fringe Islamist political parties. Some Tunisians fear the government is going too far by limiting personal and religious liberties.

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SpaceX Rocket Breaks Up On Liftoff

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

In Florida, an unmanned supply rocket blasted off for the International Space Station, but something went wrong. The loss of the rocket, which was also carrying experiments, is a setback for NASA.

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After Slaughter Of Tourists, Tunisia Cracks Down On Islamists

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

Tunisian authorities ordered some mosques closed and banned some fringe Islamist political parties. Some Tunisians support the moves, while others fear the government is overreacting.

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Residents Grow More Desperate Without Water In California Town

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

A town in California's Central Valley is at the center of the state's drought. Renee Montagne talks to Pastor Roman Hernandez about the thousands of residents who don't have water in East Porterville.

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Politics In The News: Obama's Successful Week In Washington

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

With Republican help, President Obama received fast-track authority to negotiate trade deals. Then, the Supreme Court upheld subsidies to Obamacare and legalized same-sex marriage.

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Alabama County Stops Issuing Marriage Licenses All Together

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

With Friday's Supreme Court ruling, many places started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In Alabama, Pike County and others stopped issuing licenses to any couple — straight or gay.

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Greece To Impose Capital Controls Amid Looming Default

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:05am

Greece's prime minister announced on Sunday that banks and the stock market will be closed after negotiations with the country's international lenders broke down.

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Cruz: Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage Will Be 'Front And Center' In 2016 Campaign

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:00am

As a result of the Supreme Court's two landmark decisions last week, Cruz is calling for justices to be subject to elections and lose their lifetime appointments.

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With 'Traveller,' A Songwriter Steps Out From Country's Backstage

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:16am

After years of writing hits for stars like Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton has released an album that's entirely his own.

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Can Technology Ease The Burden Of Caring For People With Dementia?

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:15am

Things like activity trackers and sensors might make it easier to keep people with dementia safe and help caregivers. Researchers are going to test that idea in the real world.

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Vaccine Against Meningitis B Gets A Boost From CDC

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:28am

A federal health advisory committee now says everyone aged 16 to 23 should talk to a doctor about whether they need to get immunized against a rare but dangerous strain of meningitis.

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Economic Crisis Looms For Puerto Rico, Report Says

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 10:18pm

A report obtained by NPR paints a bleak portrait of Puerto Rico's economic future, saying its deficit is much larger than previously thought.

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A Less-Restrained Obama Finally Says 'Bucket'

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 8:03am

With no elections left to run, President Obama appears to be acting on his joke from earlier this year about having a to-do list that, well, rhymes with "bucket."

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A Wrap-Up Of Same-Sex Marriage's Big Day At The High Court

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 1:37pm

David Greene of Morning Edition reviews the day's events at the Supreme Court, where a landmark ruling effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country.

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Ken Cuccinelli: Same-Sex Marriage Decision 'Ripped From The States'

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 1:35pm

The former attorney general of Virginia comments on Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

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Mapping The Impact Of The Obergefell Decision On States

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 1:32pm

For a look at the Supreme Court ruling's effect on the states, David Greene turns to NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben, who lays out which states had banned same-sex marriage prior to the ruling.

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A Farmer's 2nd Look At Same-Sex Marriage: High Court Ruling Is 'Great Thing'

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 1:17pm

Morning Edition spoke to North Dakota farmer Edd Goerger about same-sex marriage recently. At that point, he'd expressed ambivalence; now, David Greene gets Goerger's take on Friday's big ruling.

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