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The Supreme Court ends its term with historic decisions, handing victories to gay rights proponents and defeat to voting rights activists. President Barack Obama outlines an ambitious plan to address climate change, setting the stage for political battles ahead. And new revelations about undisclosed gifts to Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell raise questions about his wife, Maureen, and whether the governor took official action on behalf of those who gave him gifts. It's your turn to weigh in on these stories and other topics on your mind.

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Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.
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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

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