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Assailants Sought In Deadly Convenience Store Robbery

The owner of a corner market store in Northwest Washington has died after an armed robbery in his store on July 4.

D.C. police were called to the scene in the 5500 block of Colorado Avenue NW Friday evening and found 76-year-old James Oh of Rockville, Maryland, suffering from trauma to the head.

According to police, two men entered the store and demanded money, and one of the men hit Oh on the head with his gun.

D.C. police are looking for the people responsible for the death. They say the two men left the scene in a black Jeep, which was stolen on July 4 and has since been recovered.


No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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