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It's Your Turn

A wild week in Virginia politics climaxes with a national stunner: House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor goes down in a primary defeat to a political novice. Shootings in Nevada and Oregon put gun violence back in the headlines. And sudden storms cause local flash flooding. It's your turn to weigh in on the week's news.

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Buzz Bissinger: With Caitlyn Jenner, 'You Feel A Connection'

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Buzz Bissinger about his profile of Caitlyn Jenner in Vanity Fair and her gender transition. She is formerly known as Bruce, an Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon.
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Grass Gourmands: A Herbivore Food Mystery On The African Savanna

A new study sheds light on a longstanding ecological question: How do so many species like impalas and elephants co-exist when they're all feeding on the same limited foods?
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Senate Advances USA Freedom Act, After Republican Leaders Fail To Amend Bill

The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a House-passed bill that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection program. Edward Snowden also spoke via videolink to a conference in London.
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Senate Approves USA Freedom Act, After Amendments Fail

"It protects civil liberties and our national security," President Obama says. "I'll sign it as soon as I get it."

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