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U.S.

After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.

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Latin America

As Panama's Economy Booms, So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.

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Toyota's Top Female Executive Resigns After Arrest

Julie Hamp was arrested June 18 for allegedly importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She has not been charged.

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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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A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school program in Mesa, Ariz., to get elementary school kids up and running.

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Shots - Health News

Buy A Meth House Unawares And Pay The Health Consequences WFIU

When meth is smoked, toxic chemicals are released into the air that can contribute to lasting health problems. An Indiana law requires disclosure but not mandatory testing.

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Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game

In NPR's most recent poll, a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as life-long lessons.

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Sweetness And Light

All-Star Games Are Worthless If The Players Are Not All-Stars

Major League Baseball's All-Star Game may be less starry than usual this year because of Kansas City fans' campaign to get as many Royals players as possible into the game.

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It's All Politics

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After He Left Governor's Office

Thirty-three years of tax returns show the Florida Republican earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over three decades.

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