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Faroe Islands Lack Google Street View But They Have Sheep View 360

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

The Google Street View project has sent cars to photograph places around the world, but it has never been to the Faroe Islands. Some islanders have found a unique way to put itself on the map.

Ryan Says He Believes Trump Is 'Going To Endeavor To Try' To Change

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Paul Ryan was optimistic that the presumptive GOP nominee would come around on free trade pacts, and the controversial tone he's used on the campaign trial.

The Driving Life And Death Of Philando Castile

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:51am

Philando Castile spent his driving career trapped in a seemingly endless cycle of traffic stops, fines, court appearances, revocations and reinstatements, raising questions about bias, race and luck.

From Father To Father, A Few Words Of Wisdom On Raising Kids With Autism

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:43am

Anthony Merkerson's son was diagnosed with autism. Then, his younger daughter was, too. "It was a heavy load," he says, 'til he started getting advice from another father farther along the same path.

In Wake Of Shootings, Facebook Struggles To Define Hate Speech

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 3:46pm

After last week's police shootings, Facebook received a flood of complaints, with users calling out posts as hate speech. According to Facebook insiders, the company was not prepared.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Apologizes For Trump Comments

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:02pm

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has apologized for remarks she made about Donald Trump. NPR's Nina Totenberg has the latest.

Greek Officials Enlist Dogs To Sniff Out Tax Dodgers

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 6:28am

After a series of bailouts and bank runs, Greeks are believed to be hoarding billions of Euros, and avoiding taxes. The dogs will be trained to smell cash.

Trapped Bear Is Freed From Subaru

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 5:25am

The bear got into the Subaru but it couldn't get out. A sheriff's deputy decided to open the hatch and stand clear, while another deputy waited with a shotgun just in case.

GOP Holdouts Mull Options To Stop Trump's Nomination

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

The Republican National Convention rules committee meets on Thursday in Cleveland, where anti-Trump forces will be making their last ditch efforts to throw the convention open to a contested vote.

Egypt's Repressive Government Co-Stars In El Rashidi's First Novel

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Yasmine El Rashidi about her debut novel, Chronicle of a Last Summer. It follows a young Egyptian whose life and country change over three turbulent summers.

Before Britain's EU Departure, We Fly To Some European Destinations

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

One of the perks of being in the European Union is easy travel. Flights are cheap and there are no border checks between most of the countries.

Archeological Dig May Counter Bible's Version Of The Philistines

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Archeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient cemetery believed to be the final resting place of some 200 Philistines. They hope the bones will show a new side of the notorious biblical people.

Sen. Jeff Sessions Shares Donald Trump's Hardline View On Immigration

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Sessions was the first sitting senator to endorse Trump's candidacy. He's campaigned with Trump and serves as an important ally for the candidate that the GOP leadership still hasn't fully embraced.

St. Paul Mayor Coleman Weighs In On White House Police Reform Meeting

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Steve Inskeep talks to Mayor Christopher Coleman of St. Paul, Minnesota, who participated in President Obama's meeting about policing reform on Wednesday. Philando Castile was killed by a police officer in a St. Paul suburb last week, and more than 100 protesters have been arrested in and near St. Paul since then.

What's Being Done To Curb Dangerous Behavior At Yellowstone?

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

So far this tourist season, there have been two fatal accidents at Yellowstone National Park. And, you may have heard about the baby bison that had to be euthanized after tourists put it in their car.

ISIS Juggles Losing Territory While Stepping Up Attacks In Iraq

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Baghdad has been hit recently with a string of bombings including the deadliest attack since the American-led war there officially ended. Renee Montagne talks to Liz Sly of The Washington Post.

Key Cabinet Members Chosen By Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

The Cabinet member who is best known in the U.S. is Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, and a leader of the campaign to withdraw Britain from the European Union. He's the new foreign secretary.

Rumored To Be On The VP List, Sen. Kaine To Campaign With Clinton

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Hillary Clinton will soon announce her choice for vice president. On Thursday, she campaigns with Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine. Online odds makers put Kaine at the top of Clinton's short list.

Can Trump's Business Prowess Help Him Mend The U.S. Economy?

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump has built his brand and political career based on his business success. Steve Inskeep talks to investigative reporter Michael Isikoff, who's been examining Trump's business career.

Frustrated You Can't Find A Therapist? They're Frustrated, Too

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 3:59am

Why is it so hard to connect people with therapists? Insurance bureaucracy cuts both ways, it turns out. Patients have trouble finding therapists in networks. And therapist have trouble joining them.

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