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#NPRreads: Turn Up The Volume This Weekend With These 3 Great Reads

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
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Latest On Nice, France: ISIS Says One Of Its 'Soldiers' Carried Out Attack

It's a claim we need to take with caution, because French authorities have not yet found any links between the suspect and any militant organizations. They've taken five people into custody.
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Amid Rise In Worldwide Conflict, Reasons For 'Cautious' Optimism

The number of global killings has jumped by about 600 percent since 2010. But a former U.N. strategic planning director says it's crucial to put the numbers into proper context.
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Nice Attack Victim's Student Remembers A Favorite Teacher

Laurence Heda remembers Michael Pellegrini, who died along with four members of his family when a truck barreled through a crowd in Nice, France, killing at least 84 people.
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Is Venezuela Having A Health Care Crisis? It Depends On Whom You Ask

The government says everything is fine. But doctors and patients tell a different story, citing a lack of the most basic medicines and supplies.
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ISIS Claims Responsibility Despite No Known Terrorist Links To Suspect

The French authorities continue their investigation into Thursday's terrorist attack in Nice. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Eleanor Beardsley.
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Global Security: What To Expect After France, Turkey Attacks

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Juan Zarate, senior adviser of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about security after the attacks in Turkey and Nice.
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The Week In Sports

A lot of athletes have chosen to speak up about current world events — police violence, and equal pay among them. Why now? NPR's Linda Wertheimer discusses it with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com.
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At Least 194 Killed In Turkey After Attempted Coup Unravels In Turkey

Nearly 200 people are dead in Turkey, after an attempted coup overnight. Linda Wertheimer gets the latest from Dion Nissenbaum, the Wall Street Journal's correspondent in Istanbul.
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Balancing Safety And Celebration On The Streets Of France

NPR's Scott Simon celebrated Bastille Day in France with his family. Even before he learned of the attack in Nice, he struggled to balance the joy of the festivities with the undercurrent of fear.

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