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Diplomats Look To Solve Iran's Nuclear Issue As Deadline Nears

More diplomats are joining the discussions this weekend, hoping to broker a deal to ease years of disputes over Iran's nuclear program.
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Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats

The country of Oman once ran a vast maritime trading network. Today, a group there devotes itself to preserving that legacy by recreating the traditional boats that sailed the seas back then.
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Another Deadline Looms in Iran Nuclear Talks

As the deadline for an Iranian nuclear deal nears, NPR's Scott Simon talks to Dennis Ross of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
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Ferguson Braces For Grand Jury Decision

A grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson will face charges for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., may be near. The grand jury met behind closed doors on Friday.
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Kerry, Iranian Counterpart Meet Again In Nuclear Talks

Diplomats are meeting in Vienna ahead of Monday's deadline to reach an accord on Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Peter Kenyon notes that there is speculation over who is offering a last-minute proposal.
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Obama's Immigration Action Bittersweet For Many Families

More immigrants now qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Robert Siegel talks with Rocio Andiola in Mesa, Ariz. She is now eligible for DACA but her mother isn't.
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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Face Monday Deadline

The temporary agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program expires on Monday and negotiators are working down to the wire for a new deal. Secretary of State John Kerry has joined the talks.
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New Affirmative Action Cases Say The Policies Hurt Asians

The same man who helped bring a suit against the University of Texas at Austin a few years ago is back, with new cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Alabama Settlement Could Be Model For Handling Poor Defendants In Ferguson, Mo.

The city of Montgomery, Ala., was sued by a group of people who said they were jailed when they couldn't pay court fines and fees. Now the city has agreed to take steps to help those too poor to pay.
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Columnist: 'Shameful' That Leaders Made Arab-Israeli Conflict Religious

Robert Siegel talks to Israeli columnist Nahum Barnea about the recent synagogue attack in Jerusalem and its aftermath.

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