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BuzzFeed Writer's Stolen Phone Sparks Chinese Viral Sensation

BuzzFeed writer Matt Stopera tells NPR's Melissa Block about his trip to China to meet "Brother Orange" — the man who bought Stopera's stolen iPhone and started a sensation on Chinese Twitter.
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World Leaders Reach Tentative Deal In Iranian Nuclear Talks

Iran and six world powers announced Thursday that they have reached a framework that puts them on track for a nuclear deal within three months.
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Rev. Robert Schuller, 'Hour Of Power' Host, Dies at 88

The Rev. Robert Schuller, host of the Sunday morning telecast, "Hour of Power," and founder of the Crystal Cathedral mega church in California, has died at 88.
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Amid Drought, Central Valley Residents Face Rising Water Prices

A small California town may run out of water because the drought has driven up the price to buy it. Residents of Cantua Creek, Calif., say they can't afford to pay the $30 monthly increase in their bills. The state has offered temporary relief to Fresno County, which supplies water to Cantua Creek. But officials must find an affordable solution for residents to keep taps running long-term.
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President Obama Praises Tentative Iranian Nuclear Deal

In a Rose Garden statement, President Obama said the tentative deal is the beginning of a historic understanding. Negotiators announced Thursday that they've reached the outlines of a nuclear deal.
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Female Parliamentarians Urge Washington To Return Attention To Libya

Women elected to Libya's parliament visited Washington, D.C., recently to talk about the political chaos in the country and the erosion of women's rights.
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Drug-Resistant Food Poisoning Lands In The U.S.

Travelers are bringing a nasty bacterial disease to the U.S. and spreading it to others. The bacteria cause bad diarrhea and are tough to treat because they're resistant to the top antibiotic.
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The Iranian Nuclear Talks: It Isn't Just About The Nukes

President Obama has sought a less hostile relationship with Iran since entering. The nuclear framework agreement points to the possibility of broader cooperation that could reorder the Middle East.
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How Congress Is Reacting To The Iran Framework

President Obama says he welcomes a "robust debate" on the Iran framework from Congress and the American people. He's already getting one.
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Sodium Sleuths: Do Southerners Eat More Salt Than The Rest Of Us?

Hypertension, which is tied to sodium intake, is more prevalent in the South. Researchers had a hunch that Southerners eat more salty, packaged foods, so they went gumshoeing.

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