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Navy: Sailor, Citizen Suspect Killed At Norfolk Base

The Navy says a sailor was fatally shot and the lone suspect killed by security aboard a guided-missile destroyer docked at the world's largest naval base.

Naval Station Norfolk spokeswoman Terri Davis says the suspect in the late Monday shooting was a civilian who was authorized to be on the base, but she couldn't say whether he had permission to be on the destroyer, the USS Mahan.

Davis says the sailor killed also was a man but gave no other details about him. She says the Navy will release both men's names once their families have been notified.

Davis says the base was briefly on lockdown, but operations have returned to normal. She would not describe any other circumstances of the shooting.

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Not My Job: NASA's Charles Bolden Gets Quizzed On 'Charles In Charge'

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden flew four times on the space shuttle and was the first voice to be broadcast from Mars. We'll ask him three questions about the remarkable career of actor Scott Baio.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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RECAP: A Round-Up Of Can't-Miss Stories From The RNC

Here are some stories from the NPR Politics team to catch you up on the news from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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