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Political World Lingers In Suspense After Trump Delays VP Announcement

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

Donald Trump delayed his long-awaited announcement of who will be his running mate. A campaign source tells NPR it will be Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

Truck Rams Bastille Day Crowd In Nice, France

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

A large white truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice. At least 84 people were killed.

'Ghostbusters' Review: Reboot Has Winks To The '80's Franchise

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

Renee Montagne talks to Rebecca Keegan of the "Los Angeles Times" about the new "Ghostbusters" movie. A generation later, much has changed — this time it's an all-female cast.

Clinton Tries To Define Trump Before He Basks In GOP Convention Spotlight

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

Hillary Clinton has spent the week trying to define her opponent Donald Trump as divisive. This comes as Clinton will likely recede from the spotlight next week during the GOP convention.

Another Attack In France: Scores Die In Nice

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

More than 80 people were killed in the southern French city of Nice when a truck slammed into crowds celebrating the French National holiday Bastille Day.

Trump Expected To Name Pence As Running Mate, Sources Tell NPR

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

Donald Trump was to announce his VP pick Friday morning but because of the attacks in France, he is delaying the announcement. Sources tell NPR that Trump has chosen Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

Scores Dead After Truck Plows Into Bastile Day Crowd In France

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

Anti-terrorist investigators are busy in France. They've taken over the case in Nice, where a truck rammed into a Bastille Day crowd. The French interior minister says more than 80 people were killed

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.

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