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Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Gets Approval To Start Construction

The memorial will sit on a four-acre urban park near Capitol Hill, across from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

Obama's Style Of Diplomacy Pays Off In Iran Nuclear Deal

The nuclear agreement with Iran could be a good example of the Obama doctrine — showing the president's determination to reach out to adversaries — that he's talked about since his first campaign for the White House.

Many Iranians Celebrate Nuclear Deal As Opening To The West

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Scott Peterson, a correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, about the reaction in Iran to the newly-struck nuclear deal.

Wal-Mart Challenges Amazon 'Prime Day' With Rival Sale

It might be July, but retailers are staging a Black Friday style event on Wednesday. Amazon will offer its Prime members thousands of items at discounted prices for one day. Wal-Mart is punching back.

M.C. Davis, Former Gambler Who Started Florida Conservation Preserve, Dies

M.C. Davis, a gambler-turned-conservationist who NPR's Melissa Block profiled on All Things Considered, has died.

New York City Reaches $5.9 Million Settlement With Eric Garner Family

New York City has reached a $5.9 million settlement with the family of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died after police placed him in a chokehold last year. Garner's family held a press conference on Tuesday with the Rev. Al Sharpton in Harlem to talk about the settlement.

Ultra-Marathoner Hikes Appalachian Trail In Record Time

Scott Jurek recently hiked the Appalachian Trail in record time. His journey through 14 states took 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes.

Negotiators Reach Deal On Iran's Nuclear Program

NPR looks at what's in the nuclear deal with Iran and the mood in Vienna.

After Nuclear Deal, Iranian Oil Could Flow At Molasses Pace

Iran holds the fourth-largest oil reserves in the world, and the nuclear deal could mean millions oil barrels flowing into an already saturated market, pushing the global price down further.

Both Iran, U.S. Took 'Leap Of Faith' In Coming To Nuclear Agreement

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Vali Nasr, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, about the Iran nuclear deal.