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The city of Berlin just banned Airbnb because it was swallowing up long-term rentals and driving up prices. Paris is now struggling to temper the explosion of the rental site for the same reasons.

The U.S. swimming team has been exceptional in the summer Olympic games. Last night, Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps swam their signature events.

After acquiring Yahoo, Verizon ranks third in digital advertising and is a major player in media and tech. It wants to play in the Silicon Valley sandbox — but don't expect a full transformation yet.

Alex Rodriguez plays his last baseball game ever, and the Olympics continue. NPR's Scott Simon talks sports with Howard Bryant of ESPN.

One teacher in Indiana leads conversions with her fellow teachers and students about race and bias. She's never thought it was more important than she does now.

In the summer of 1966, farmworkers staged a historic march across Texas to protest low wages and poor working conditions. Fifty years later, some of them are telling their stories for the first time.

As a federal state of emergency ends for Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver says residents don't trust that government officials have fully addressed the lead contamination of their water.

Along the U.S.-Mexico border, most people favor Hillary Clinton for president and oppose building a wall. But a small group of Trump supporters demonstrates zeal.

Federal environmental regulations for lead in drinking water still leave room for concentrations high enough to pose a health hazard, critics say.

Some people are trying to treat autoimmune problems with an unlikely tool: worms that live in your gut, permanently. Scientists are finally starting to figure out whether they work.

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