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'Fractures' In The Supreme Court Revealed In This Year's Decisions

NPR's Nina Totenberg and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog discuss this year's decisions at the Supreme Court.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Extend Deadline To Reach Final Agreement

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Robert Einhorn, senior fellow at Brookings Institution, and former member of President Obama's Iran negotiating team, for the latest on the Iran nuclear talks deadline.

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Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton's Email Controversy Matter?

The State Department will release another set of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The email issue may dog the Democratic candidate for her entire campaign.

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

The Export-Import Bank, which helps to finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed Congressional reapproval by June 30, but Congress didn't act. Now the bank is living on borrowed time, thanks to an anti-crony capitalism campaign driven by Koch organizations and other conservative groups.

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Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland has been promoted to top dancer at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre in New York. She is the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's history.

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

There is an extra "leap" second in Tuesday's clock. The second is designed to keep the clocks in synch with earth's rotation, but some people would like to take it away.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his bid for the White House on Tuesday becoming the 14th Republican to enter the race. No other candidate has seen a steeper decline in the past couple of years than Christie, once seen as a top candidate for the nomination. He hopes his brash style can help him come back in a place like New Hampshire.

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Greek Government Offers Last-Minute Plan To Avoid Default

On the day it is due to miss a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund, the Greek government has made a last minute appeal to the European Union to restart talks about how to deal with the country's debts.

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Obama Proposes Expanding Overtime Pay To Nearly 5 Million Workers

The White House is proposing new rules that will boost the number of people eligible to receive overtime pay. The rules are facing opposition from the retail and restaurant industries.

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Review: 'The Muscle Shoals Recordings,' SteelDrivers

NPR music critic Meredith Ochs reviews the new album from bluegrass band SteelDrivers titled The Muscle Shoals Recordings.

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Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

President Obama sought to downplay any major impact the Greek debt crisis could have on the U.S. economy. He spoke at a news conference with the president of Brazil and also addressed the ongoing talks on Iran's nuclear program and his administration's recent wins on the domestic policy front.

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How Default Could Push Greece Out Of The Eurozone

On the verge of missing a loan payment, Greece is one step closer to the possibility of quitting the euro, analysts say. And, they say, the crisis poses a danger to the eurozone itself.

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Greece's Economic Crisis Presents Major Challenge To The Euro

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Kathleen R. McNamara, director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University about what the Greek referendum means to Greece and Europe.

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Flood Maps Can Get Much Sharper With A Little Supercomputing Oomph

Entrepreneurs are turning to Oak Ridge National Lab's supercomputer to make all sorts of things, including maps that are much more accurate in predicting how a neighborhood will fare in a flood.

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Frozen In Time, Remembering The Students Who Changed A Teacher's Life

Jonathan Kozol looks back on events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age, that reveal how an elementary school treated black children in 1960s Boston.

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Single Mom Leads Double Life On The Streets Of Shanghai

NPR's Frank Langfitt is offering free rides around Shanghai in exchange for stories about one of the world's most dynamic cities. In his latest installment, he meets a woman whose work surprises him.

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