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Neil Armstrong: An 'Exemplary Life'

James Fallows of The Atlantic met Neil Armstrong at a gathering of some of America's greatest aviators and astronauts, and even in that crowd, Armstrong stood out. Saturday, the astronaut's family announced he had died at the age of 82. Guest host Laura Sullivan speaks with Fallows about Armstrong's legacy.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong Dies

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, is dead at the age of 82. He was the first of just 12 Americans to step on the moon from 1969 to 1972. Guest host Laura Sullivan speaks with science journalist Andrew Chaikin, who knew Armstrong and wrote about his contributions to the space program.

Tampa Gears Up For RNC And A Possible Storm

NPR's Greg Allen reports on dual preparations in Tampa, Fla., for next week's Republican National Convention and the possible arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Replanting Trees In New Orleans, La.

Hike For KaTREEna is dedicated to reforesting the city and have helped to plant 13,400 trees since 2006.

Neil Armstrong, First Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies

Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. His words about "one giant leap for mankind" became the stuff of history and were sealed forever in the memory of those who were lucky enough to hear them. The moonwalk was the climax of the U.S.-Soviet space race. He was 82.

In Killing New York Gunman, Police Also Shot Bystanders

New York City's police commissioner, Raymond Kelly, says the nine bystanders wounded in Friday's deadly shooting of a gunman were actually struck by fragments or police bullets. The gunman was killed.

Art Of Mentoring In Minneapolis, Minn.

Mentoring Peace Through Art paints local businesses with murals.

Storm Forces Republicans To Cancel Monday Convention Events

GOP officials abruptly scrapped the first day of their national convention in Tampa, Fla., because of Tropical Storm Isaac.