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Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

On some questions, people who get their TV news primarily from Fox News or CNN are even further apart than Republicans and Democrats. Viewers of the other big TV networks are somewhere in between.

Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

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Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.

Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

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Tourists eat fried insects, including locusts, bamboo worms, dragonfly larvae, silkworm chrysalises and more during a competition in Lijiang, China. For Westerners, eating insects means getting over the ick factor. VCG/Getty Images hide caption

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Your Ancestors Probably Ate Insects. So What's Bugging You?

An anthropologist takes a deep dive into the history of gathering, raising and eating insects, and why in America and Europe, they're unlikely to become a mainstream food option anytime soon.

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Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

One of the nation's top brain doctors says controlling high blood pressure is one of the best ways to keep your brain sharp. He aims to lead by example.

Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

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Jesse Henderson (left), an Army veteran, walks Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles looking for homeless veterans. His job is to try and connect them with support resources, including transitional housing, offered by the nonprofit U.S.Vets. Gloria Hillard/NPR hide caption

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Fewer Homeless Veterans On LA's Streets

The city's most recent homeless count showed that the veteran homeless population had declined 18 percent. But some advocates caution that veteran homelessness is an ever-changing dynamic.

Fewer Homeless Veterans On LA's Streets

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This frame grab from police body cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department shows authorities trying to apprehend a suspect, center, who appeared to be armed, Saturday in Chicago. The suspect was fatally shot by police during the confrontation. Chicago Police Department via AP hide caption

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Chicago Police Release Body Cam Footage Of Deadly Shooting

On the city's South Side, residents and activists converged to protest the deadly shooting of a man Saturday. On Sunday police released a 30-second clip of the incident that set off the protests.

Deborah Watts, cousin of Emmett Till, says the Justice Department's new investigation should prosecute any accomplices in Till's murder to the fullest extent of the law. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Emmett Till's Cousin On Reopening Of Case: 'An Opportunity For The Truth To Be Told'

Deborah Watts, a cousin of Emmett Till, talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the reopening of Till's murder investigation and the potential justice and healing it could bring to his relatives.

Emmett Till's Cousin On Reopening Of Case: 'An Opportunity For The Truth To Be Told'

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Ayanna Pressley, the first black woman elected to the Boston City Council in its 100-plus-year history, is taking on a 10-term white male incumbent, Rep. Michael Capuano, in Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District. Courtesy of Ayanna Pressley; Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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The Next Big Democratic Primary Showdown

The future of the party is being tested in a Massachusetts congressional primary, in which a challenge to a veteran Democrat has echoes of the upset of a party leader last month in New York.

France players lift the World Cup trophy after their victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia in Moscow on Sunday. Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images hide caption

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'On Top Of The World': France Wins World Cup

France is the champion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, besting Croatia by 4 goals to 2. Les Bleus entered the tournament as a favorite, but by some measures, long-shot Croatia dominated the match.

A homeless man in Denver draws heroin into a syringe. Treatment centers in the city say patterns of drug use seem to be changing. While most users once relied on a single drug — typically painkillers or heroin or cocaine — an increasing number now also use meth. Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery

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Last year, 280 Coloradans who died of a drug overdose had methamphetamine in the mix. That's up sharply from 2016 and more than five times the number in 2012.

A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery

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Pedestrians walk outside the closed Spruce St. Starbucks store on May 29, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When Calling The Po-Po Is A No-No

In the past few months, several white people have been recorded calling police on black people who are going about their legitimate business: mowing the lawn, using the pool, and sleeping in the dorm.

When Calling The Po-Po Is A No-No

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Spain's El Twanguero fuses an education in flamenco guitar with American ragtime and swing to create a Latin twang all his own. Piero F. Giunti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Here Are 4 Latin Albums To Get You Through This Summer

There's too much time to feel restless in the summer. Never fear: Felix Contreras stopped by NPR's Weekend Edition to let you know the Latin music releases that will keep those feet tapping.

Here Are 4 Latin Albums To Get You Through This Summer

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Drone footage captured by Anthony Murphy shows the outline of an ancient henge, visible in the pattern of crops grown in a field near Newgrange, Ireland. Anthony Murphy/Mythical Ireland hide caption

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In Ireland, Drought And A Drone Revealed The Outline Of An Ancient Henge

As crops get thirsty in Ireland, some plants are faring better than others. Aerial photos show a pattern in crop growth near Newgrange, believed to be the footprint of a previously unknown henge.

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