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The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down

The day after Solicitor General Donald Verrilli announced he was stepping down, he sat down with NPR's Nina Totenberg to reflect on his five years as the government's chief advocate.
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Personality Tests Are Popular, But Do They Capture The Real You?

It can be a lot of fun taking those back-of-the-magazine personality tests. But tests may be less fun when they are used by employers to make big life decisions on hiring and job performance.
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From 'Brexit' To Trump, Nationalist Movements Gain Momentum Around World

There are deep parallels between Donald Trump's presidential campaign, the "Brexit" movement and nationalist parties across Europe.
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Kansas Votes More Money For Public Schools To Avert Shutdown

Legislators, pressured by the state Supreme Court, passed a $38 million package for the state's underfunded schools. Justices had threatened to close all public schools in Kansas after this month.
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Orlando Plans Aid To People Hurt By Nightclub Attack

The city has set up an assistance center and plans to begin distributing $9 million in donations to the victims of the Pulse shootings and their families. An LGBTQ group has raised nearly $6 million.
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California Wildfire Claims 2 Lives

A fast-moving blaze in the central part of the state, whipped up by hot temperatures and dry vegetation, has burned more than 1,900 acres. Officials warn conditions are ripe for more wildfires.
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Dozens Burned During Tony Robbins Motivational Exercise

Seminar participants were hoping to conquer their fears by walking over hot coals. Instead, dozens at the Dallas event were treated for burns. A Robbins representative says there was no emergency.
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Historic West Virginia Flash Floods Kill At Least 23 People

Flooding across West Virginia has killed at least 23 people and seriously damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes. It's the worst flooding in a century for some areas of the state.
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Brexit Created Many Losers, But Some Winners Too. Which Are You?

Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like homebuyers seeking low-interest loans.
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Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass Legend, Dies At 89

Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley has died at the age of 89. He was perhaps most famous for his rendition of "O Death" on the soundtrack to the film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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