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When The Going Gets Hot, Construction Workers Get Nocturnal

Arizona is getting so hot during the summer days, one construction site in Phoenix has to redefine "nightlife" and pour concrete at 1 a.m.
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VW Owners Mull Options After Carmaker Settles Emissions Scandal Case

Under the terms of the nearly $15 billion deal announced on Tuesday, Volkswagen will spend up to $10 billion to fix or buy back cars of nearly 500,000 owners.
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Obama To Meet Mexican-Canadian Counterparts In Ottawa

When North American leaders get together, it's often called the "Three Amigos" summit. This year it's a friendly gathering, and one sign of cooperation is a continent-wide push for more clean energy.
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Obama Answers Critics That He Hasn't Done Enough To Help Black People

Steve Inkeep talks to President Obama about how race relations have evolved during his presidency. The president says you can always find people who feel that "change hasn't happened fast enough."
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As Adults Legally Smoke Pot In Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested For It

The state legalized marijuana at the start of 2014 for anyone 21 or older. An increasing rate of Latino and black youths were arrested for violating that age limit, even as the white arrest rate fell.
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Beyond Sightseeing: You'll Love The Sound Of America's Best Parks

The National Park Service is racing to record soundscapes of each park that capture nature for the ear. "If we start to lose sounds of wilderness, we start to lose a piece of us," one scientist says.
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Industry Finds Receptive Doctors At For-Profit, Southern Hospitals

A ProPublica analysis shows that where a hospital is located and who owns it make a big difference in the share of its doctors take industry payments. Check the data for yourself.
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Fact Check: Trump's Speech On The Economy, Annotated

The NPR Politics team looks at Donald Trump's claims about globalization and trade.
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Obama: Trump Hasn't Captured 'Zeitgeist Of The Country'

Donald Trump may have clinched the GOP nomination, but President Obama says Trump's record low favorability ratings show that he hasn't won over the hearts and minds of the country just yet.
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Call Logs Reveal New Details From Orlando Shooting

The city of Orlando released hundreds of pages from police and fire communications the day of the nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.

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