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Sam Clovis: I Trust Trump To Go To Washington And Change Things

Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign continues to lead in the polls, and this week Trump hired Sam Clovis to be his national campaign co-chairman. A week ago, Clovis worked for Rick Perry.
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Worsening Wildfire Seasons Tax The Forest Service

The agency says it's now spending record amounts on fire suppression, and these bills are coming at the expense of its other programs — many of which would help prevent future wildfires.
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On Wall Street: Not Much Fun, But It Sure Was Interesting

Markets have been seeing some of the biggest stock-price swings in years. And economists say the extreme volatility is starting to weigh down consumer confidence.
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NHL Hall-Of-Fame Coach Al Arbour Dies At Age 82

The long-time coach of the New York Islanders won four Stanley Cup championships with the team — after winning four as a player.
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In A Remote Part Of Washington, A Scramble To Save Cattle From Flames

More than 1,000 square miles of wildfires are burning in the state. In the isolated Okanogan Valley, where power and phone lines have burned, cattle ranchers are doing what they can to spare herds.
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Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Reunite For War's 50th Anniversary

Pilots and their families plant a tree at Arlington National Cemetery and honor comrades who were killed in the war. The first U.S. combat troops arrived in Vietnam in 1965.
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#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O

Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
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Dartmouth Football's Brilliant Dummies

Two then-students at Dartmouth College built a game-changing mobile robotic football dummy that they say will decrease head injuries sustained from repeated tackling collisions.
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On Eve Of Katrina Anniversary, Bush Takes A Tour Of New Orleans 10 Years On

Former President George W. Bush is visiting the city on Friday in honor of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. His administration was criticized for how it dealt with the storm's aftermath.
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In Wake Of Riot, Ariz. Governor Fires For-Profit Prison Firm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to KJZZ reporter Alexandra Olgin about Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's decision to cut ties with a private-prison operator in the wake of a prison riot last month in Kingman.

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