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It's All Politics
5:57 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Giving Some Rope: A Brief History Of Tensions Between Politicians And The Press

Members of the media are kept behind a moving rope line as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton marches in a Fourth of July parade, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Gorham, N.H.
Robert F. Bukaty AP

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Health
5:44 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

First Measles Death In 12 Years Renews Vaccination Concerns

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Author Interviews
5:44 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

'Vendetta' Recalls The Ruthless Rivalry Between Bobby Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 6:10 pm

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Around the Nation
5:44 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

S.C. Senate Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From State House Grounds

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:53 pm

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Europe
5:44 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

European Commission Official: No Vote Puts Greece In Weaker Position

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The Two-Way
5:41 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Recent Islamic State Losses Show It Can Be Defeated, Obama Says

President Obama delivers remarks Monday at the Pentagon after a briefing on U.S. efforts against the Islamic State.
Jonathan Ernst Reuters /Landov

Updated at 5:26 p.m. ET

President Obama has warned that the campaign against the so-called Islamic State "will not be quick" as he cited gains made in Iraq and Syria by the coalition fighting the militant group.

"This will not be quick," Obama said at the Pentagon. "This is a long-term campaign."

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World Cafe
5:02 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

World Cafe Next: Small Feet

Small Feet.
Courtesy of the artist.

World Cafe is traveling to Stockholm, Sweden, at the end of July as part of its Sense Of Place series. Consider this episode a little preview, as this week's World Cafe: Next artist is the Swedish band Small Feet.

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Sports
4:57 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Soccer Fan Displays Loretta Lynch Cutout At U.S. Women's World Cup Final

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:20 pm

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The Two-Way
4:48 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

S.C. Senate Takes A Strong Step Toward Removing Confederate Flag

The Confederate battle flag flies at the South Carolina State House in Columbia late last month. The state's Senate voted Monday to remove the flag; after one more vote on the bill, it will head to the House.
Jim Watson AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:58 pm

By a 37-3 tally, the South Carolina Senate has given more support to moving a Confederate battle flag from its spot flying on the State House grounds to the Confederate Relic Room. The Senate will need to approve the bill one more time before it can go on to the House.

Monday afternoon's vote was on the the bill's second reading; the Senate will hold another vote Tuesday on its third reading, around 10 a.m. ET. That means the House won't begin to consider the bill until at least Wednesday.

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U.S.
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

With Corruption Rampant, Good Cops Go Bad In Texas' Rio Grande Valley

Jonathan Treviño poses in front of a drug bust.
Courtesy of Jonathan Treviño

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:20 pm

This week, NPR examines public corruption in South Texas. The FBI has launched a task force to clean up entrenched misconduct by public officials in the Rio Grande Valley. In this installment of the series, we hear from a police officer who became a drug dealer.

In the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, where people are accustomed to seeing public officials led away in handcuffs, the case of the Panama Unit shocked everyone. The Valley's celebrated anti-narcotics squad went to the dark side.

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Theater
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

The Mornin' Ain't So Beautiful For This Dark 'Oklahoma!' Production

Damon Daunno (Curly) and Amber Gray (Laurey) star in director Daniel Fish's experimental retelling of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
Cory Weaver Courtesy of Bard College

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:44 pm

Oklahoma! was the first musical that the celebrated team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote together. On the surface, it tells the story of a young woman (Laurey) deciding whether to go to a party with a dangerous, lonely farmhand (Jud) or a nice, young cowboy (Curly).

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Music
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Grateful Dead Plays Final Shows With Record-Breaking Audiences

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:20 pm

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Health Care
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Hospitals Set New Restrictions On Who Can Perform Risky Surgeries

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:46 pm

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Commentary
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Correction: Revolutionary War History

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:44 pm

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Remembrances
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Burt Shavitz, Face Of Burt's Bees, Dies At 80

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:44 pm

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Business
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Major U.S. Airlines Push Back Against Expansion Of Gulf Carriers

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:20 pm

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Technology
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:20 pm

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Religion
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Pope Francis Begins South America Tour With Mass In Ecuador

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:20 pm

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Europe
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Despite Uncertainty, Greeks Show Pride In Rejecting Bailout Plan

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:44 pm

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Economy
4:30 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Germany, France Keep Door Open To Greek Requests For Economic Help

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:44 pm

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