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Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases

Health officials think two people in Miami may have contracted the virus from local mosquitoes. So they're spraying pesticide to help stop the virus from spreading into Florida's mosquito population.
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Rape Survivor Sues After Texas Authorities Jailed Her For A Month

"Jane Doe found herself hopelessly trapped in a bizarre plot pulled from a Kafka novel," the lawsuit reads. It claims authorities feared she would flee before testifying against her rapist.
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A Cast With Down Syndrome Brings Fresh Reality To Reality TV

With the Emmy-nominated Born this Way poised to begin its second season July 26, the cast, co-creator and fans explain why the show has become such a hit.
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Donald Trump Praises GOP Convention As 'Peaceful,' 'Love-Filled'

A day after the Republican National Convention, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump gives his own assessment of how things went, where he goes from here and also revisits his old feud with Ted Cruz.
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Human Rights Campaign President Accuses Trump Of 'Pandering' To Voters

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, for reaction to moments during the Republican National Convention that touched on gay rights.
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Colorado Republicans Commend Donald Trump's Acceptance Speech

How did the GOP convention go down with Republicans outside of Cleveland? At one watch party in Denver, Republicans said Donald Trump gave exactly the acceptance speech that was needed.
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Philadelphia Police Consider 2000 RNC In Preparing for Democratic Convention

When Philadelphia hosted the GOP Convention in 2000, police were criticized for a militant response to protesters. The city promises a softer approach at the Democratic Convention next week.
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Liberal Son Attends GOP Convention With Delegate Dad

A father and son recorded their experiences at the Republican National Convention and share this postcard.
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U.S. Considers Turkey's Role In Fighting ISIS After Coup Attempt

The U.S. has to decide what course to set with Turkey — now another country that's critically important to U.S. interests but with an increasingly repressive leader.
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Seattle's Bertha Tunnel Project Plagued By Financial Woes

More than $200 million in cost overruns, lawsuits and delays continue to haunt Seattle's big dig project. The world's largest tunneling machine, nicknamed "Bertha," is now working again, but the complicated fix of an underground breakdown in 2013 has created a huge fight over blame and who pays the tab.

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