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Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack

It's hard not to worry about heart problems when running hard in hot weather. But heatstroke is a far bigger health risk, researchers say. Marathon organizers are trying to make races safer.
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N.H. Promises To Let D.C. Residents Buy Booze There

A clerk in Concord recently refused to sell liquor to a resident of the nation's capital because state law says licenses from other states can be used to buy booze, and Washington isn't a state.
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Crews Are Containing Western Wildfires, But More Bad Weather's Ahead

Firefighters are making good progress on a number of destructive wildfires burning in the West. In Washington, fire crews are hoping to contain the largest fire in that state's history within the next week.
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LA Bicycle Commuters Form 'Bike Trains' For Safety

A challenge in getting people to bike in big cities is fear of an accident. So a group of activists started a network of bicycle commuters. This story first aired on Weekends on All Things Considered.
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What Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension For Assault Says About The NFL

Linda Wertheimer talks with Bloomberg View sportswriter Kavitha Davidson about the NFL's suspension of the Baltimore Ravens running back for assaulting his then-fiancee, now wife.
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Ghost Cats And Musket Balls: Stories Told By Capitol Interns

Giving Capitol tours to constituents is a primary duty of Hill interns. They provide a great deal of information, but sometimes they're a little short on actual history.
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A Compromise Deal On Overhauling The VA, But Will It Pass?

House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
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U.S. Accuses Russia Of Violating Nuclear Treaty

Calling the matter "very serious," an Obama administration official says Russia violated the pact by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
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LA Judge Rules Sale Of Clippers Can Move Ahead

A Los Angeles judge has issued a preliminary ruling against embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
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Judge Rules Against Sterling, Allows LA Clippers Sale To Proceed

A California judge gave the green light to the sale of the team, which Donald Sterling's estranged wife had arranged in May.

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