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Law
5:23 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

Acquitted Of Extreme Corruption, Former Officers Now Sue For Defamation

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Food
5:20 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

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Animals
5:17 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

What's Behind The Heartbreak For Cecil The Lion

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Politics
5:09 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

As First Presidential Debate Looms, A Look At The Landscape Of The Race

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Music Interviews
5:09 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

Terri Lyne Carrington Makes A Musical 'Mosaic,' With A Focus On Women

Terri Lyne Carrington won a Grammy for her all-female jazz album The Mosaic Project in 2011. Now, she's releasing the second installment, called Love and Soul.
Tracy Love Courtesy of the artist

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The Two-Way
4:03 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

The track at Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Popperfoto Popperfoto/Getty Images

According to a review of the results of 12,000 blood tests, the world of track and field has a doping problem that is as big as the one cycling had at the height of Lance Armstrong's popularity.

That's according to the Sunday Times and Germany's public broadcaster ARD/WDR, which obtained a leak of documents with the bloodwork of 5,000 athletes.

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The Two-Way
2:12 pm
Sun August 2, 2015

A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early ... In Philadelphia

HitchBOT, a hitchhiking robot, sits with German tourists Sarah Strempel and Eric Vogel in the back seat of a vehicle as they and their companions prepare to leave Marblehead, Mass., after picking-up hitchBot for its first ride on July 17, 2015.
Stephan Savoia AP

Originally published on Sun August 2, 2015 3:48 pm

After a bunch of really nice humans helped a hitchhiking robot traverse the length of Canada and most of Germany, the robot was going to try to make it from Massachusetts all the way to California.

HitchBOT is the brainchild of two Canadian social scientists. As Frauke Zeller and David Harris Smith explained it in a piece for the Harvard Business review, it was an experiment meant to spark a discussion "about trust, notions of safety, and about our attitude towards technology."

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The Two-Way
11:22 am
Sun August 2, 2015

Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

Originally published on Sun August 2, 2015 11:59 am

A Mexican photojournalist, who worked for, among others, the investigative outfit Proceso, has been found dead along with four other people at an apartment in the country's capital.

According to Article 19, a group that advocates for press freedom, Rubén Espinosa is the 88th journalist killed in Mexico.

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The Two-Way
9:47 am
Sun August 2, 2015

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

A close carbon-fired power plant outside Helper, Utah.
George Frey Landov

Originally published on Sun August 2, 2015 10:18 am

Calling it the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change," President Obama said his administration would unveil the final version of a proposal aimed at curbing the amount of carbon pollution put out by power plants.

NPR's Scott Horsley reports that the new regulations are actually tougher than the ones unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency in a draft proposal in June of 2014.

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Parallels
8:59 am
Sun August 2, 2015

25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

U.S. Marines arrive at Saudi Arabia's Dhahran Air Base on Aug. 21, 1990. The U.S. began a buildup in the region just days after Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2 of that year. The U.S. military has been active in Iraq virtually nonstop for the past quarter-century.
Gerard Fouet AFP/Getty Images

It started so well. When Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, the United States swiftly cobbled together a broad coalition, unleashed a stunning new generation of air power and waged a lightning ground offensive that lasted all of four days. Iraqi troops were so desperate to quit that some surrendered to Western journalists armed only with notebooks.

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