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American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By Police

The State Department confirms that Tariq Khdeir, 15, is being held by Israeli authorities and may have been beaten while in custody.
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WATCH: Hurricane Arthur From 30 Miles Out At Sea

Video shot from off the North Carolina coast at Frying Pan Tower, a former U.S. Coast Guard Light Station that's been converted to a bed and breakfast.
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Philadelphia Row House Fire Kills 4 Children

The fire that broke out very early this morning swept through 10 row houses in a predominately African immigrant community in the city's southwest.
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Arthur Disrupts July 4th Festivities, But Does Little Damage

The first hurricane of the season — now downgraded to a tropical storm — skirted the U.S. East Coast, inconveniencing holiday revelers.
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How New FCC Rules On Political Ads Impact N.C. Senate Race

Every TV station in the U.S. is now required to post its political ad sales online. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Mark Binker of WRAL-TV about what this means for the North Carolina senate race.
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Texas Gov. Testifies On Crisis In Child Immigration

This week the House Committee on Homeland Security met to discuss minors entering the U.S. alone through Texas. NPR's Tamara Keith talks with correspondent John Burnett, who's been covering the surge.
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On The Hunt For The Nation's Best Burrito

Anna Maria Barry-Jester has been traveling the USA, eating, photographing, blogging and ranking the nation's burritos. She tells NPR's Tamara Keith about the epic journey.
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Two Sisters Share One's Road To Recovery

When Shirlene English was immobilized by a stroke in 2000, her sister Loretta stepped up as chief caregiver. Then Loretta's father developed dementia, and she stepped up again.
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As A Husband Becomes Caregiver To His Wife, A Marriage Evolves

Rick Rayburn became a full-time caregiver to Marianne, his wife of 42 years, after she developed dementia. She may not be the woman he married, but he says she's helping him become a better husband.
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On July 4, A Celebration Of Walt Whitman's Irreverent Hymnal

For "This Week's Must-Read" poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips turns to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, the man who first heard America singing.

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