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Sprinter Tarmoh Concedes Olympic Spot To Felix

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All Things Considered host Melissa Block talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the drama surrounding the women's 100 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials. On Monday, Jeneba Tarmoh withdrew from consideration for a spot in the 100 in London. Tarmoh has not said why she's withdrawing, but she'll head to the Olympics as an alternate on the women's 100 meter team.

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.


What Is Li-Fi And When Will You Use It To Download Everything Faster?

Li-Fi is a lot like Wi-Fi, but it uses light to transmit data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the man who invented the faster alternative: Harald Haas.

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