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Former FBI Adviser On Comey Testimony

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A Musical Opus In A Single Note

Jun 8, 2017

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Here is some of the sound captured around Iran's Parliament building, where authorities say four gunmen attacked today.

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In Tehran, there are reports of fatalities following two attacks this morning - one on the Iranian Parliament and another on the shrine of the light - of the late Ayatollah Khomeini. ISIS is claiming responsibility for the attacks.

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At long last, Bob Dylan has something to say about his Nobel Prize for Literature. When the award was announced, the singer did not comment for weeks, and then he didn't show up for the official ceremony.

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We're following a trend that resembles medical tourism, you know, where people travel somewhere interesting to get medical care.

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Switzerland School Offers Klingon Lessons

Jun 6, 2017

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And this morning we're looking at the fallout from this leaked intelligence document about Russian hacking right before the U.S. presidential election.

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By day, Don McGahn is a straight-laced lawyer, but by night, he's a long-haired rocker.

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One year ago today, we heard a few stark words about an NPR photographer.

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