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6:54 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After He Left Governor's Office

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waits backstage as he is introduced before speaking at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 8:13 am

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax returns on Tuesday, showing that his personal wealth has skyrocketed since he left the Florida governor's office in 2007.

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The Salt
6:50 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Peru's Pitmasters Bury Their Meat In The Earth, Inca-Style

People throw potatoes into a pachamanca during the gastronomic fair Mistura in Lima in 2011.
Ernesto Benavides AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 11:03 am

What's the epitome of summer for a lot of Americans? It's communing around a grill, with friends and family, waiting for a slab of meat to cook to juicy perfection.

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The Two-Way
6:29 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

U.S. And Cuba Will Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 8:40 pm

A White House administration official confirms that the United States and Cuba have come to an agreement to formally re-establish diplomatic relations and open embassies in Havana and Washington.

The Obama administration will announce the agreement on Wednesday.

As NPR's Krishnadev Calamur has explained, the U.S. imposed sanctions and then broke off diplomatic relations with Fidel Castro's communist regime in the early 1960s.

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Politics
6:01 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Chris Christie Becomes 14th Republican Presidential Candidate

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 9:08 pm

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Chris Christie is joining a crowded race.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

BOBBY JINDAL: My name is Bobby Jindal.

CARLY FIORINA: I'm Carly Fiorina.

BEN CARSON: Now I've introduced my family you say, well, who are you?

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Latin America
5:45 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Puerto Rico's Governor Seeks To Delay Debt Payments

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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National Security
5:44 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Iran Nuclear Negotiators Extend Deadline To Reach Final Agreement

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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The Salt
5:42 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Communities Get A Lift As Local Food Sales Surge To $11 Billion A Year

Tomatoes at Union South Farmers Market in Madison Wisconsin.
Patrick Kuhl Flickr

There's a renaissance in local and regional food, and it's not just farmers markets in urban areas that are driving it.

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Europe
5:41 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Greece's Economic Crisis Presents Major Challenge To The Euro

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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U.S.
5:29 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

A Dozen Officials Suspended As Probe Into N.Y. Prison Break Widens

The Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., is located in a remote corner of the Adirondack Mountains. For years, it's been dogged with allegations of violence and corruption among its officers.
Andrew Burton Getty Images

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 10:51 pm

A dozen top administrators and front-line corrections officers were suspended Tuesday at Clinton Correctional Facility, the prison in northern New York where two inmates escaped earlier this month.

This house-cleaning comes as the FBI has opened its own inquiry into operations at the maximum security prison.

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Goats and Soda
5:29 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Ebola Returns To Liberia With A Mysterious Case Near Monrovia

Health workers wash their hands after taking a blood sample from a child to test for the Ebola virus. On Tuesday, the workers tested people in the village outside Monrovia where a 17-year-old boy died of the disease over the weekend.
Abbas Dulleh AP

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 6:46 pm

Almost two months after Liberia was declared Ebola-free, the disease has cropped up again — this time in a rural town outside the capital city.

So far, there's only one new case, but health officials are rushing to stop its spread.

Liberia's deputy health minister, Tolbert Nyenswah, said Tuesday that a 17-year-old boy died of Ebola at his home in Nedowein, a village near the country's international airport.

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The Salt
4:48 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies

Afternoon Tea, 1886. Chromolithograph after Kate Greenaway. If you're looking for finger sandwiches, dainty desserts and formality, afternoon tea is your cup.
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Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 4:17 pm

You're an American in London. You've visited Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Tower of London, but there's one more thing you want to check off your to-do list: tea.

No, not just any tea. We're talking a good, old-fashioned English tea time, with finger sandwiches, dainty china cups and all the formality a Downton Abbey lover could wish for.

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Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program
4:43 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Jimmy Greene Remembers A 'Beautiful Life'

Jimmy Greene.
Jimmy Katz Courtesy of the artist

Saxophonist Jimmy Greene's newest album, Beautiful Life, is dedicated to the memory of his 6-year-old daughter. Ana Márquez-Greene was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Greene paid tribute to his daughter by composing and arranging a genre-spanning album to reflect the way she lived.

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Economy
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Export-Import Bank Set To Expire At Midnight After Congress Fails To Act

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 9:09 pm

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Economy
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Greek Government Offers Last-Minute Plan To Avoid Default

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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Europe
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

How Default Could Push Greece Out Of The Eurozone

People wait in line to withdraw euros from an ATM after Greece closed its banks Monday in Athens.
Milos Bicanski Getty Images

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:39 pm

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The deadline passed Tuesday evening for Greece to make a key loan payment to the International Monetary Fund — putting it a step closer toward quitting the euro.

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Politics
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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Dance
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theatre

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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Science
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

To Keep Up With Earth's Rotation, Clocks Will Tick An Extra Second Tonight

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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Music Reviews
4:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Review: 'The Muscle Shoals Recordings,' SteelDrivers

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 7:14 pm

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Shots - Health News
3:34 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Caveats About Favored Access Method For Dialysis

What's the best way to connect patients to dialysis machines?
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Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 4:45 pm

When it comes to dialysis, one method of accessing the blood to clean it gets championed above the rest. But quite a few specialists say there's not enough evidence to universally support the treatment's superiority or to run down the other options.

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