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Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep at the State Department. Kerry said if Congress or a future president reverses a nuclear control agreement with Iran, U.S. credibility will suffer. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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The Two-Way

U.S. Will Lose 'All Credibility' If Congress Rejects Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR that Iran would use the deal's failure as an excuse to enrich uranium. He also says efforts to thwart warming diplomatic relations with Cuba would hurt the U.S.

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep at the State Department. Kerry said if Congress or a future president reverses a nuclear control agreement with Iran, U.S. credibility will suffer. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Will Lose 'All Credibility' If Congress Rejects Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

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Zappos.com tour guide Erika Newman (right) shows off the ball pit in the human resources department of the company's Las Vegas headquarters. Zappos eliminated managers and embraced a system of self-governance known as holacracy. Sacramento Bee/TNS/Landov hide caption

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Zappos: A Workplace Where No One And Everyone Is The Boss

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Ihab al-Aloul (left) and his sons Abdel Rahman, 9, and Ahmed, 22, at the family's pool in Gaza City. The Aloul family left Gaza in 2008 and moved to British Columbia, Canada, but returned to Gaza in the fall of 2014. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Gaza To Canada And Back To Gaza: Why A Family Chose To Return

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William Finnegan surfs Cloudbreak, off the island of Tavarua in Fiji, in 2005. Scott Winer hide caption

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A Lifelong Surfer Explains Why There's No Such Thing As A 'Perfect' Wave

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The architecture of downtown Charleston, S.C., is modeled after its sister colony, Bridgetown, Barbados. Many of Charleston's first settlers were white voyagers and black slaves from the island. Kenya Downs for NPR hide caption

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From Crape Myrtles To Long Houses, Charleston Is A 'Big Barbados'

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One of the first signs drivers see on the way into Unionville, Mo. is this billboard advertising cardiology at Putnam County Memorial Hospital. Offering specialty services, like cardiology and psychiatry turned the hospital around, community leaders say. Bram Sable-Smith/KBIA/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Expanding, Not Shrinking, Saves A Small Rural Hospital

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Expanding, Not Shrinking, Saves A Small Rural Hospital

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