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In The Stands At World Cup, It Was The U.S. That Beat Germany

In the David and Goliath match, American fans dominated the cheering section.

Got Leftovers To Share? In Germany, There's A Website For That

Europeans throw away about 90 million tons of food each year. A new German website aims to ratchet that number down a bit by connecting people with leftovers to spare with people who could use them.

Armed Drones Over Baghdad To Protect U.S. Forces, Pentagon Says

The decision to arm some of the unmanned planes flying over the city was made to protect American advisers deployed to assess the security situation.

Sticky Streamers Of Staph Bacteria May Clog Up Medical Devices

Hospital-acquired infections with Staphylococcus aureus are a major health problem. Learning how staph can gum up tiny tubes like catheters may help prevent infections.

Ukraine Extends Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia Separatists

A hiatus in fighting was set to expire Friday, but Kiev says it's extending the deadline for three days.

Ex-Medient Execs Say They're Owed Back Pay

Several laid-off staff members say they agreed to temporarily work without pay prior to the shakeup.

Norway Does A Ctrl+Alt+Delete On E-Voting Experiment

After trying out online balloting in elections in 2011 and 2013, Oslo has concluded that it didn't improve turnout and might undermine the democratic process.

What's The Matter With Wendy Davis?

The Texas state senator galvanized Democrats across the nation with her 11-hour filibuster to block restrictive abortion laws. Then she ran for governor and got a big dose of political reality.

June 27: Week In Review With Tom Barton Of Savannah Morning News

Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News joins GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon to talk about development on Broughton Street and the race to replace Savannah Rep. Jack Kingston.

Lone Passenger Pigeon Escapes Pie Pan, Lands In Smithsonian

Passenger pigeons used to be the most abundant bird in North America. But hunters drove them to extinction, and by 1914, only one was left. A century later, that pigeon, named Martha, is on exhibit.

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