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NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Ariel Leve about her new memoir, An Abbreviated Life. It tells the story of her growing up in a difficult dysfunctional family.

This was supposed to be the crowning moment for Rio de Janeiro's mayor. Instead he's found himself engulfed in corruption allegations weeks before the opening of the Olympics.

Congress has resisted passing gun control legislation but how does the American public feel? Michael Dimock, president of the Pew Research Center, shares the latest polling with NPR's Rachel Martin.

Congress has failed to pass gun control laws for years. But following the massacre in Orlando, there are now competing proposals. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Sen. Susan Collins about her proposal.

Philanthropist and collector Paul Mellon gave the gift of art to the American people. The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is honoring that gift as part of its 75th anniversary celebration.

Many Irish citizens living in Britain can vote in Thursday's referendum on European Union membership. Ireland, with billions of trade dollars at risk, wants them to vote to keep the UK in the EU.

The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers play for the top prize in basketball tonight. Slate's Mike Pesca shares his thoughts on the upcoming game with NPR's Rachel Martin.

The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing for tonight's NBA showdown. Cleveland sports teams, which haven't won a championship in 52 years, hope tonight breaks the curse.

Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.

In 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Chicago to fight for fair and open housing. NPR's Michel Martin and WBEZ examined the state of activism in Chicago around fair housing and other issues today.

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