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Bill Cosby Admitted To Acquiring Drugs To Give To A Woman For Sex

NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews MaryClaire Dale, an Associated Press reporter, about the court documents showing Cosby said in 2005 he got quaaludes to give to a woman with whom he wanted to have sex.

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

Lawmakers in South Carolina began debating Monday whether to remove the Confederate flag that flies in front of the State House in Columbia, S.C.

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

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with James Neff about his new book Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa.

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European Commission Official: No Vote Puts Greece In Weaker Position

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews European Commission Vice President for the Euro Valdis Dombrovskis about how Sunday's vote on the Greek referendum complicates negotiations between Greece and Europe.

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First Measles Death In 12 Years Renews Vaccination Concerns

A woman from Washington state died of measles last week. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Seattle Times reporter JoNel Aleccia about the first confirmed measles death in the United States in 12 years.

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

Burt Shavitz, the eccentric co-founder of Burt's Bees skin care products, has died at age 80. His bearded face is on your lip balm.

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Correction: Revolutionary War History

When it comes to American Revolutionary War history, we messed up and should be tarred and feathered. NPR's Robert Siegel and Kelly McEvers correct a mistake we should have caught on Friday's program: when the Revolutionary War actually ended.

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Grateful Dead Plays Final Shows With Record-Breaking Audiences

Music critic Will Hermes went to one of the Grateful Dead's last shows that broke all kinds of records.

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

How does a promising young cop go from town hero to drug trafficker? A former rogue officer details what lead him to the dark side in a region known for corruption.

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U.N. Report Highlights Surprising Global Progress On Poverty Goals

In 2000 the world's leaders agreed on an ambitious plan for attacking global poverty by 2015. Called the Millennium Development Goals, these time-bound targets spurred an unprecedented aid effort that helped slash the share of people living in extreme poverty in half. Now nations are hammering out an even broader set of goals for 2030, but this time the task is proving highly controversial. The Millennium Development Goals were drafted in a highly casual way and that simple process proved the key to their success.

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Hospitals Set New Restrictions On Who Can Perform Risky Surgeries

It turns out you are way more likely to have major complications, including death, at the hands of an unskilled surgeon than a specialist. Now three leading teaching hospitals are changing the rules.

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

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande meet in Paris Monday to discuss their response to the result of Sunday's referendum in Greece.

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Despite Uncertainty, Greeks Show Pride In Rejecting Bailout Plan

Greeks in Athens react to the resounding no vote on a bailout plan. Many are proud to have poked Europe in the eye after years of austerity, but the banks remain closed, hurting many local businesses.

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Pope Francis Begins South America Tour With Mass In Ecuador

Pope Francis kicks off a three-nation South America tour with a mass in Ecuador on Monday. Aiding the poor is at the center of his mission, which will include stops in Bolivia and Paraguay. It is his second South American trip since becoming pope.

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

For Nik Dahl, fan of the U.S. Women's soccer team, Attorney General Loretta Lynch saved the sport of soccer by exposing corrupt FIFA leaders. To show his appreciation, he brought her to the Women's World Cup Final — well, a 3-foot cutout of her face that is.

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Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.

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