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Fast-Track Program: Kenyan Runners Join U.S. Army — And Olympic Team

A U.S. Army program allows elite athletes to join the military and train in their sport. Four Kenyan distance runners in the U.S. military quickly became citizens and will represent America in Rio.
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Russia Awaits Potential Rio Olympics Ban Decision, After Widespread Doping Practices

On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether or not to ban Russia from competing due to state-sponsored doping. NPR's Scott Simon talks about the decision with NPR's Tom Goldman.
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Munich Shooting Rampage: What We Know

German police say the man who killed nine people at a shopping mall on Friday was an 18-year-old student who they believe was acting alone. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Daniel Estrin.
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Casting Doubt On U.S. Commitment To Mutual Defense, Donald Trump Unsettles NATO Allies

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told the New York Times that a Trump administration wouldn't defend NATO allies unless they had "fulfilled their obligations" to the U.S.
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Munich Police: Suspect Was A High School Student Fixated On Shooting Rampages

The suspect in the attack on a shopping mall in Munich on Friday is an 18-year-old German-Iranian high school student who lived in Munich and had a history of depression, Munich police say.
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#NPRreads: Four Great Reads Worth Going Out Of Your Way For

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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Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

Residents of Kidlington awoke one morning to find hundreds of foreign tourists snapping photos on their front lawns. For six weeks, the visitors continued to come by the busload. Then they vanished.
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The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control

AIDS is the biggest killer of young women in southern Africa, where many are sexually abused. The CEO of a nonprofit is trying to tip the balance to women with an unlikely tool: a vaginal ring.
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After Failed Coup, How Will Turkey's Military Cope With All Its Challenges?

The Turkish armed forces have long been a point of national pride. Turks are glad last week's coup attempt failed, but are now left with a demoralized, weakened force at a time of critical challenges.
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Manhunt Underway After Shooting Leaves At Least 9 Dead In Munich

At least nine people were killed Friday after a shooting near a shopping center in Munich, Germany. Police say they are searching for as many as three shooters.

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