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U.S. Topples Top-Ranked Germany 2-0 To Reach World Cup Final

In a battle between a fantastic attack and a fantastic defense, the latter prevailed, as two penalty kicks — one made, one whiffed — and a late insurance goal gave the U.S. women the win.

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It's All Politics

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After Leaving Governor's Office

Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever for a presidential candidate — show Bush earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over three decades.

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All Tech Considered

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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It's All Politics

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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Parallels - World News

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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U.S.

A Dozen Officials Suspended As Probe Into N.Y. Prison Break Widens NCPR

The house-cleaning of top administrators and guards at the prison where two inmates escaped comes as the FBI begins its own investigation into possible corruption and drug dealing at the facility.

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Europe

How Default Could Push Greece Out Of The Eurozone

After missing a key 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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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Science And The Agony Of Ignorance

Astrophysicist Adam Frank reflects on the fact that while many of his questions for the universe can be answered, some are beyond him now — and may remain so for the rest of his life.

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Debate Begins: New OT Rules Will Raise Wages — Or Kill Jobs

The Labor Department plans to change a rule so that 5 million more Americans will be able to collect overtime pay. Business groups say the change will hurt hiring, but labor groups are applauding.

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