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Nuclear Deal Includes Surveillance Of Iran's Nuclear Facilities

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with veteran former International Atomic Energy Agency inspector Thomas Shea about the Iran nuclear deal and how the process of inspections may change.

Obama: 'No Precedent' To Revoke Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The president said: "If you give a woman — or a man for that matter — without his or her knowledge a drug, and then have sex with that person without consent, that's rape."

Strange Worlds At The Edge Of Our Solar System Finally Come Into Focus

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has beamed back its best photos of Pluto and its moons. Scientists will puzzle over them for years to come.

Undercover Video Targets Planned Parenthood

Activists say the video of a Planned Parenthood official is evidence the group is selling parts from aborted fetuses, which is illegal. Planned Parenthood says tissue is donated for medical research.

What Ever Happened To The Boozy Cake In 'To Kill A Mockingbird'?

In Harper Lee's classic first novel, Scout Finch's neighbor is known for her Lane cakes. But it's now hard to find this Southern layered sponge cake filled with raisins and whiskey anywhere.

Even Mild Mental Health Problems In Children Can Cause Trouble Later

Children with mental health issues are more likely to struggle with jobs, family and social life as adults. And that's true even for children whose problems aren't severe enough to be diagnosed.

Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal Meets U.S. National Security Interests

In a more than hourlong news conference, the president urged Congress to evaluate "this agreement based on the facts, not on politics." The deal faces much skepticism in Congress and in Israel.

Motorcycles Can Now Run Problematic Red Lights In Kentucky

A new law that takes effect today was prompted by motorcycles' inability to trigger sensors at traffic signals, forcing them to wait long periods at red lights.
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Obama To Give News Conference At 1 p.m.

The president is expected to discuss the Iran nuclear deal and the Greek bailout. WAMU 88.5 will pre-empt its usual programming — the second hour of The Kojo Nnamdi Show — to air the news conference.


'Mr. Spider' Says Goodbye: An Art Teacher's Final Day At School

For nearly a quarter century, Mathias Schergen taught in one of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods. Now, he's moving on.