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Miami Officer Acquitted Of Attempted Manslaughter In Shooting Of Caregiver

Jonathan Aledda testified that he did not intend to shoot Charles Kinsey, a caregiver for an autistic man who the officer says he mistakenly thought was armed.

French former soccer great and former UEFA head Michel Platini has been detained for questioning related to the inquiry into FIFA's awarding of the 2020 World Cup to Qatar. Platini is seen here in 2018. Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michel Platini, Europe's Former Soccer Boss, Is Arrested As Part Of Qatar Inquiry

Just four years ago, Platini was the powerful head of Europe's football association and was seen as the heir apparent to Sepp Blatter.

A MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Red Sea. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group was recently deployed to U.S. Central Command area of responsibility as tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate. On Monday, the State Department ordered additional troops to the Middle East. Spc. Amber Smalley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Sending 1,000 More U.S. Troops To Middle East

The announcement comes after Iran said it would surpass limits on its uranium stockpiles as set by a landmark international agreement. The Pentagon insisted it is not seeking a war with Iran.

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Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

Cities, states, businesses and electric utilities are setting ambitious goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But it's not clear exactly how they'll do that or whether it will actually work.

Though women superheroes play big roles in Avengers: Endgame, a "defeminized" fan edit of the movie minimizes screen time for most of them. It completely cuts out all scenes with Captain Marvel (Brie Larson, center left). Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Avengers,' But Make It Without Women, Or Men Hugging, Or Levity In General

A fan edit of smash hit Avengers: Endgame circulating online has cut out anything deemed feminist or homosexual. Such "defeminized edits" are now notorious in some corners of fandom.

'Avengers,' But Make It Without Women, Or Men Hugging, Or Levity In General

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A new Texas law aims to protect patients like Drew Calver, pictured here with his wife, Erin, and daughters, Eleanor (left) and Emory, in their Austin, Texas, home. After being treated for a heart attack in April 2017, Calver, a high school history teacher, got a surprise medical bill for $108,951. Callie Richmond for KHN hide caption

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Texas Is Latest State To Attack Surprise Medical Bills

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A new Texas law says hospitals and insurers will have to work it out when they can't agree on a price — instead of sending huge unexpected bills to patients.

Texas Is Latest State To Attack Surprise Medical Bills

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Poll Results: Your Favorite New Artists Of 2019 (So Far)

On this week's All Songs Considered we share NPR Music listeners' picks for the top new artists from the first half of the year.

Poll Results: Your Favorite New Artists Of 2019 (So Far)

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After struggling with addiction to both heroin and meth for decades, Kim got care at a residential treatment program for women — Epiphany Center, in San Francisco. She's now working and plans to go back to college in the fall. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

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Many users now mix opioids with stimulants like meth and cocaine. Researchers say efforts to get doctors to reduce opioid prescriptions may have driven some users to buy meth on the street instead.

Geriatrics is a specialty that should adapt and change with each patient, says physician and author Louise Aronson. "I need to be a different sort of doctor for people at different ages and phases of old age." Robert Lang Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive

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Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing approaches to elder health care in her book Elderhood.

A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive

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"Everything's new to me, with purity and innocence," Carlos Santana says. "It's all in how your heart perceives things." Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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For Carlos Santana, 'Africa Speaks' Album Is About 'Manifesting Divine Voodoo'

Santana speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about his latest album Africa Speaks and explains how to maintain a constant thirst for music discovery.

For Santana, 'Africa Speaks' Album Is About 'Manifesting Divine Voodoo'

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Since her spinal surgery, Liv Cannon has been able to work in the garden and play with her energetic dogs without having to worry about pain. Julia Robinson for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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A Year After Spinal Surgery, A $94,031 Bill Feels Like A Backbreaker

A service called neuromonitoring can cut the risk of nerve damage during delicate surgery. But some patients are receiving large bills they didn't expect.

A Year After Spinal Surgery, A $94,000 Bill Feels Like A Backbreaker

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