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Soccer's Racism Problem In Need Of Follow-Through

Retired U.K. soccer player Jason Roberts, seen here in 2012 playing for Reading, says he's experienced racism in the sport since his teens. hide caption

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The Sunday Conversation

Soccer's Racism Problem In Need Of Follow-Through

Retired U.K. player Jason Roberts grew up facing racism on and off the pitch. More recently there have been efforts to combat discrimination, including at the World Cup, but he says it's not enough.

Palestinians Seek Shelter At Supply-Strapped U.N. Schools

Palestinian families travel to a United Nations school to seek shelter after evacuating their homes near the Israel-Gaza border Sunday. Israel has been warning residents to leave. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

Palestinians Seek Shelter At Supply-Strapped U.N. Schools

Thousands of residents of Northern Gaza are heeding Israeli warnings and leaving their homes in anticipation of a new assault. U.N.-run schools expect to shelter tens of thousands of evacuees.

Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of

A worker stacks traffic safety poles at Pexco's manufacturing center in Fife, Wash. The small company ships products all over the world, with the help of federal insurance from the Export-Import Bank. hide caption

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Business

Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of

The business lobby is pushing hard for the survival of the Export-Import Bank, which has supported U.S. exports for 80 years. Some Tea Party leaders, though, think it's time to kill the bank.

Environment

Well, I'll Be Un-Dammed: Colorado River (Briefly) Reached The Sea

This spring, the river's final stretch flowed freely for the first time in 50 years. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to writer Rowan Jacobsen about his paddling trip down the temporarily-restored delta.

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