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Obama Stumps In Colorado, With Women's Vote As Backdrop

In a state that hosts one of the nation's closest Senate races, the president spoke about the women's issues that could turn the election. But Sen. Mark Udall opted not to appear alongside Obama.

Nevada Judge Orders Medient Studios To Stop Doing Business, Schedules Hearing

A Nevada judge has effectively stopped the business operations of a Savannah film studio for now - a month after a shakeup at the company. The judge in Nevada’s Second Judicial District Court has granted a temporary restraining order against Medient Studios at the request of ousted CEO Manu Kumaran. The injunction prohibits Medient from issuing new stock, spending money belonging to the company, signing new contracts,or “any and all other business operations involving Medient.” A hearing in the case is scheduled for July 23 in Reno, Nevada.

Man Tied To Nazis Dies In Michigan At Age 93

John Kalymon, who became a U.S. citizen in 1955, was under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II. But he had denied he had ever shot at Jews.

Rivals Claim Victory In Indonesian Presidential Election

Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo based his claim on early results, which have been accurate in the past. But his rival, Suharto-era Gen. Prabowo Subianto, is refusing to concede.

Kingston Ally Says Dems Will Tar Perdue Like They Did Romney

With the state GOP Primary runoff two weeks away, Congressman Jack Kingston is out on the campaign trail in full force. And on Wednesday, he said that ending Washington gridlock depends on Republicans regaining control of the U.S. Senate.

As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In Russia

Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia, which was granted last August, is set to expire at the end of this month.

Do The World Cup's Fluttering Kicks Put Fans' Hearts At Risk?

Researchers found that the number of cardiac emergencies around Munich more than doubled on days when Germany was playing in the 2006 World Cup compared with days when the team was idle.

Senate Confirms Julian Castro As Housing Secretary

The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio is Hispanic and a rising star in the Democratic Party. He succeeds Shaun Donovan, who was tapped to be White House budget chief.

A Tough Little Droplet Fights To Stick Around

It's just a drop of water. It's about to fall. And when it does, a story begins. What happens next may feel oddly familiar. Maybe it's telling you about you.

What Happens When Israeli Mourners Visit A Palestinian Family

The scene was predictably awkward, even painfully so. But as NPR's Ari Shapiro reported for today's Morning Edition, the visit also brought a moment of grace for many of those involved.

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