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Virginia's Pamunkey Tribe Granted Federal Recognition

The Native Americans had contact with earliest English settlers and included Pocahontas among their members.
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White House: We Have A Beef With GMO Regulations

The White House has ordered a review of the government's system for regulating products of biotechnology, including genetically modified crops. That system has been controversial from the start.
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Royals All Star Voting Echoes Last Time MLB Fans Stuffed The Ballot Box

Eight Royals could start in the All Star game July 14. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Chris Eckes, curator of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, about the last time this happened.
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Busy Travel Weekend Raises Concerns About Transportation Infrastructure

Expect heavy traffic and busy airports if traveling this Independence Day weekend. Travel industry groups say with unemployment down and wages ticking up, more Americans will be on the move.
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Deputy Secretary Of State: Iran Needs Nuclear Deal 'More Than We Do'

NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Tony Blinken, the U.S. deputy secretary of state and the former deputy national security advisor for President Obama, about the latest on the negotiations with Iran.
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Rejection Of Flag Exposes Larger Truths About The Confederacy

As many Americans reject the Confederate flag as a symbol not appropriate for public display, NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Professor James W. Loewen about Southern secession and the Civil War.
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Yes, There Really Is A Town In Liberia Called 'Smell No Taste'

It's the place where a teenager died of Ebola this week. And, like all unusual geographic names, there's a story behind it.
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Maria Leaves Sesame Street After 44 Years On The Block

Sonia Manzano's acting career began when she was in the original cast of Godspell – a musical which began as a student production on campus, according to the Associated Press.
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Small Donors Fueled Sanders' $15 Million Fundraising Haul

The Vermont senator's campaign said its average contribution was $33.51, but reliance on small donors cuts both ways.
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New Rules Could Create A New Class Of Overtime Workers

The president's proposal would make 5 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay. But the changes don't mean that employers will pay more.

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