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Talks Yield Possible Framework For Iran Nuclear Deal

Pressure is increasing for a deal over limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions. Negotiators have one month until the current temporary agreement will expire.
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The Runner-Up Religions Of America

One nation under God, with many different religious traditions.
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A Former Drug Dealer Gives A Great Defense Of The Liberal Arts

College programs in prison have become extremely rare, but one alum's story shows how incarceration can truly be reformative.
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National Park Service Temporarily Bans Drones In National Parks

The Park Service said it made the decision after several drones disturbed the peace at different parks. The agency will later propose permanent regulation.
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WATCH: Rep. Ryan Takes IRS Commissioner To Task Over Lost Emails

During a committee hearing, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan told IRS Commissioner John Koskinen that he did not believe him and that his agency was not being forthcoming.
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An Urban Stonehenge For The New World

Around the world, civilizations have been fascinated by the solstice. In the first of our series, Summer Stargazing, NPR's Scott Simon talks to astronomer Jackie Faherty about Manhattanhenge.
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Will U.S. Military Advisers Be Enough To Secure Iraq?

President Obama says he'll send military advisers to Iraq, but not combat forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks to retired Army Col. Derek Harvey about whether that's enough to help regain stability.
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Iraq Turmoil Reignites A Decade-Old Debate

NPR's Scott Simon talks with political correspondent Tamara Keith about the reaction to President Obama's decision to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq.
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With IRS, Email Lost Could Be More Alarming Than A Cover-Up

A former IRS director's missing emails reminded some of the gap on Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes. Columnist Megan McArdle tells NPR's Scott Simon the disappearance indicates bigger problems within the agency.
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Suburban D.C. Bear Gets Social Before Getting Relocated

A bear that was found walking around Bethesda, Md., has been returned to his natural home. But not before gaining a moment of Internet fame with two fake Twitter accounts created on his behalf.

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