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Sights Set On The White House, But It Started In West Miami

When Sen. Marco Rubio's parents came to the U.S., they put down roots in West Miami, a nearly all-Cuban neighborhood. That's where the senator and his family still live.
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Charleston, S.C., Mass Shooting Renews Debate Over Confederate Flag

Since the shooting deaths of nine African-Americans in Charleston, S.C., people across the state are debating the Confederate flag's place on the state house grounds.
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150-Year-Old Galapagos Tortoise Dies At San Diego Zoo

Speed, a 150-year-old Galapagos tortoise, has died at the San Diego Zoo. Tommy Owens, lead keeper at the zoo's reptile department, says Speed helped preserve his species and gave generations contact with a rare animal.
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Police Use Stingray Tool To Intercept Cell Phone Signals

For All Tech Considered, NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's "Note to Self" podcast, about an often unmentioned feature of your cell phone that may be helping law enforcement catch criminals.
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U.S., China Face Tensions At 7th Strategic And Economic Dialogue

Cyber hacking and tension in the South China Sea will be among the issues discussed during the seventh annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, on Monday in Washington, D.C. The three-day event focuses on addressing the immediate and long-term economic and strategic interests of both countries.
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Gutting It Out: Tales Of Sports Heroics In The Face Of Injury, Illness

Arguably the dominating narrative of the U.S. Open was 27-year-old golfer Jason Day's ongoing struggle with benign positional vertigo.
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Obama Speaks Candidly On Gun Control, Race In Podcast Appearance

President Obama spoke frankly about race relations and gun violence in America with comedian Marc Maron. The two issues were brought to the forefront by the mass shooting in Charleston, S.C.
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Supreme Court Weighs In On Raisins, Spider-Man And Hotel Registries

Rulings in the term's biggest cases, Obamacare and same-sex marriage, are still outstanding.

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Gov. Haley Announces New Push To Remove Confederate Flag In S.C.

South Carolina's most prominent political leaders say it's time for their state to stop flying the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of its State House.
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Sans Artificial: General Mills Scrambles To Reformulate Lucky Charms

The company has pledged to ditch artificial colorings and flavorings from all of its cereals by the end of 2016. But those iconic rainbow-colored marshmallow charms might take longer to revamp.

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