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5 Things To Know About Mike Pence

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (right) and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence take the stage during a campaign rally at Grant Park Event Center in Westfield, Ind. Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images The buzz about Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick is centering on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Pence “is ...

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U.S. Often Issues Travel Warnings, But Lately The Tables Are Turned

People line up to buy groceries outside at a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, on July 13. The State Department issued a travel warning for the country on July 7. Four other countries have been the subject of U.S. travel warnings since July 1. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images It’s vacation season. Your suitcase is ...

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President Obama Speaks In Orlando After Meeting With Victims' Families

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley and Corey Ealons, former communications aide for President Obama, about their analysis of Obama’s speech from Orlando. Source:President Obama Speaks In Orlando After Meeting With Victims' Families

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'Their Grief Is Beyond Description': Obama Meets With Families, Survivors In Orlando

President Obama hugs Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs as Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer (left) watches, at Orlando International Airport on Thursday. Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images “If there was ever a moment for all of us to reflect and reaffirm our most basic beliefs that everybody counts and everybody has dignity, ...

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Obama, Biden Visit With Victims Of Orlando Mass Shooting

President Obama and Vice President Biden traveled to Orlando Thursday to visit with victims of the nightclub shootings as well as police and hospital workers. Source:Obama, Biden Visit With Victims Of Orlando Mass Shooting

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When Dirty Money Becomes Luxury Real Estate

NPR follows the trail of a big bribe on the other side of the world until it reaches an unassuming apartment in Manhattan. This offers a glimpse into how money laundering works and why it is especially hard to unravel when dirty money becomes luxury real estate. Source:When Dirty Money Becomes Luxury Real Estate

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Investigators Provide More Background On Orlando Nightclub Shooter

As investigators continue to delve into the life of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, the evidence is beginning to suggest the killings may have more in common with a traditional mass shooting than an ISIS-inspired terrorist attack. Source:Investigators Provide More Background On Orlando Nightclub Shooter

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Can A $9 Computer Spark A New Wave Of Tinkering And Innovation?

3:50 Download Dave Rauchwerk, CEO of Next Thing Co., which makes the CHIP computer. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption toggle caption Laura Sydell/NPR When the first Mac computer came out in 1984, it cost nearly $2,500 and had a floppy drive for storage. In 2016, a spate of computers with a price as low as $5 and a lot more storage ...

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Uproar Grows Louder Over Lead Contamination Of Flint's Water

3:21 Download The water contamination crisis in Flint became more political Wednesday when President Obama met with Mayor Karen Weaver. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has apologized to the people of the city. Source:Uproar Grows Louder Over Lead Contamination Of Flint's Water

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Childhood Vaccination Rates Climb In California

Julie Brand holds her 1-month-old daughter as she receives a hepatitis B vaccine at Berkeley Pediatrics, in Berkeley, Calif. Jeremy Raff/KQED hide caption toggle caption Jeremy Raff/KQED Maybe it was last January’s big measles outbreak at Disneyland that scared more California parents into getting their kids vaccinated. Or maybe health campaigns have become more persuasive. Or maybe schools getting stricter ...

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