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From Film Stars To Naturalists, These Lives Have Become Boozy Inspirations

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 8:32am

Breweries and distilleries are collaborating with artists and fashioning their drinks after influential people to try to better connect with customers or bring attention to the drink's origin.

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Trump, Pence Lobby For Senate Health Care Bill As Prospects Appear Dim

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 8:13am

The president invited Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to the White House on Tuesday. He's one of the most ardent conservative holdouts on the bill, which could fail to even get to the floor for debate.

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'Petya' Cyberattack Cripples Ukraine, And Experts Say It's Spreading Globally

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 7:59am

In an attack that resembles the WannaCry hack of last month, computer users see a message stating, "There is no way to restore your data without a special key."

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From Drug Overdose To Fires, Council Says Preventable Deaths At An All-Time High

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 7:45am

States aren't doing enough to protect its residents from "events we know how to prevent," says the National Safety Council.

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Arkansas Inmate Captured After 32 Years On The Lam

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 7:41am

Minimum-security inmate Steven Dishman was reported missing from his Little Rock job site in 1985. State police say someone he met five years after his escape tipped them off to his whereabouts.

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Considering Breast-Feeding? This Guide Can Help

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 6:30am

The vast majority of pregnant women in the U.S. say they plan to breast-feed, but aren't told that many new moms worldwide find it tricky. Being mentored the first weeks after birth can help a lot.

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Deportation Of 1,400 Iraqis Nationwide

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 6:12am

An order that initially covered Iraqi nationals with criminal convictions in the Detroit area now applies to the U.S. The judge said they could face "grave consequences" if returned to Iraq.

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Pacing, Crying, Frustration: Cosby Juror On The 52 Hours That Ended In Mistrial

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 5:45am

Bobby Dugan, 21, says that he pushed the jury to convict Bill Cosby on two of three charges and that it was dispiriting to leave the case unresolved after so much deliberation.

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Mom Of Cross-Border Shooting Victim 'Still Waiting For Victory'

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 5:01am

Because Sergio Hernandez was standing outside of U.S. territory when he was shot to death, a lawsuit had been impossible — until the Supreme Court weighed in Monday.

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CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 4:35am

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million people would lose coverage with the Senate bill. That includes 15 million people on Medicaid, and others who could no longer afford insurance.

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Google Hit With $2.7 Billion Fine By European Antitrust Monitor

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 2:56am

The European Commission says Google "abused its market dominance as a search engine by promoting its own comparison shopping service in its search results, and demoting those of competitors."

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From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 1:01am

Medicaid has become a prime target of Republicans in Congress who want to rein in the program's costs, which totaled $350 billion in 2015. We take a look at what all that money pays for.

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Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 1:00am

The president is using the Trump International Hotel, blocks from the White House, to raise money for his campaign operation, which has generated revenue for Trump businesses.

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In This LA Neighborhood, Protest Art Is A Verb

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2017 - 12:34am

About a third of Boyle Heights' 90,000 residents live below the poverty line. But lower rents have attracted art galleries to the area, and that is drawing the ire of residents and activists.

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White House Suspects Syria Is Preparing For Another Chemical Attack

NPR Top Stories - June 26, 2017 - 8:11pm

A statement says the observed "activities" recall those before an April 4 strike that killed civilians, including children. It warns the Assad government that it would "pay a heavy price."

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PHOTOS: Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

NPR Top Stories - June 25, 2017 - 8:29am

For many Muslims around the world, Sunday marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a time of prayer and celebration. Here's a peek at the festivities, which are often as different as the places they're held.

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For Besieged Marawi Residents, A Brief Respite Ends In Gunfire

NPR Top Stories - June 25, 2017 - 6:16am

Partly to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine military declared a unilateral truce with ISIS-linked militants in the southern city. But not long after the peace expired, the violence resumed.

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These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say

NPR Top Stories - June 25, 2017 - 4:06am

This week more than a dozen educators in Colorado received advanced weapons training and safety.

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Inside French Prisons, A Struggle To Combat Radicalization

NPR Top Stories - June 25, 2017 - 3:07am

Some of the home-grown terrorists who have struck France in recent years were petty criminals who were radicalized in prison.

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Message To America: 'All Children Are Our Children'

NPR Top Stories - June 25, 2017 - 3:00am

Kaiilash Satyarthi came to Washington to encourage the U.S. government to fight for the freedom of child laborers.

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