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Highland Park Mass Shooting, WV Opioid Case, Investigation Into Journalist Killing

Six people were killed and dozens injured in a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, IL. A federal judge ruled in favor of drug companies in a landmark opioid case in WV. And US officials say the investigation into the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American journalist in the West Bank, is inconclusive.

Highland Park Mass Shooting, WV Opioid Case, Investigation Into Journalist Killing

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Akron Reeling After Police Killing, Russian Advance in Luhansk, Holidays In Trouble

Police video shows officers the killing of a Black man in Akron, Ohio. Ukrainian forces withdraw from a key city in Luhansk region. Thousand of flights are delayed or cancelled over the holiday weekend.

Akron Reeling After Police Killing, Russian Advance in Luhansk, Holidays In Trouble

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Rough Translation: French Lunch

For more than a century in France, the lunch hour has remained sacred. Workers all over the country spilled into sidewalk cafes and office canteens to settle in for a break that can last up to ninety minutes. Strangers shared hors d'oeuvres, colleagues caught up and they tried to talk about anything except work. Then, in 2021, France suspended the law that forbids eating lunch at work. NPR's Rough Translation talks to an American teacher relieved to see it go and a French historian determined to bring it back.

Rough Translation: French Lunch

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Biden's Climate Response, Transparency For Health Insurers, Brittney Griner Trial

The Supreme Court's ruling on the EPA alters the Biden Administration's climate strategy. Health insurers must now publicize the prices they pay hospitals and doctors' offices for services. And, the trial in Russia that will decide Brittney Griner's fate is underway. The WNBA star has been detained for more than four months.

Biden's Climate Response, Transparency For Health Insurers, Brittney Griner Trial

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SCOTUS Election Law, SCOTUS Limits EPA's Power, Hong Kong's 25th Handover Anniversary

The Supreme Court is taking on a case next term that could reshape federal elections. In one of its last opinions this term the Supreme Court limited EPA's authority to regulate emissions and fight climate change. And Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary since the handover from Britain to China.

SCOTUS Election Law, SCOTUS Limits EPA's Power, Hong Kong's 25th Handover Anniversary

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Final SCOTUS Rulings, Biden NATO Presser, Election Denial Influencers

The Supreme Court issues its final rulings before recess. President Biden wraps his Europe trip following G7 and NATO summits. And a new NPR investigation details how election deniers spread misinformation across the country.

Final SCOTUS Rulings, Biden NATO Presser, Election Denial Influencers

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Jan 6 New Revelations, Rising Job Cuts, NATO expansion

Former White House aide testifies in January 6 hearing. Companies start layoffs amid fears of recession. And Turkey drops its objection to Finland and Sweden joining NATO.

Jan 6 New Revelations, Rising Job Cuts, NATO expansion

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Dozens Found Dead in Texas, NATO Summit Begins, January 6 Has a Surprise Hearing

At least 46 people, believed to be migrants, were found dead in a trailer in San Antonio, Texas. The January 6 panel announces a new surprise hearing. And NATO leaders meet in Spain, as Russia continues to pose a threat to the alliance.

Dozens Found Dead in Texas, NATO Summit Begins, January 6 Has a Surprise Hearing

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States Respond to Abortion Ruling, Biden at G7 Summit, Russia Strikes Western Ukraine

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade creates tensions between states. The Group of Seven leaders meet in Germany focusing on the ways to counter Russia and China. And as G7 leaders meet, Russian missiles strike western Ukraine.

States Respond to Abortion Ruling, Biden at G7 Summit, Russia Strikes Western Ukraine

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How Two Women's Views of Abortion Changed

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion. Today, we're thinking about abortion on a personal level. And we'll listen to two women whose views on the matter have changed because of their own experiences.

How Two Women's Views of Abortion Changed

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