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Around the Nation
6:06 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Wal-Mart Refuses Confederate Flag Cake Order; Accepts ISIS Flag

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Around the Nation
6:06 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Police In Texas Needed Help To Get Robot Working

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NPR Story
2:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Congress Leaves For Recess Without Re-Authorizing Export-Import Bank

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, center, speaks with, from left, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Ellicott Dredges GM Craig Murdock and CFO Joseph Wendel during a tour of the company's manufacturing facility in March. Lew was on hand to promote investment in American infrastructure. The company has utilized the Export-Import Bank's services.
Patrick Semansky AP

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 6:06 am

An agency of the federal government will have to stop doing business today. That's because members of Congress went home last week for the July 4 recess without reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank.

The bank helps American companies sell their goods overseas. The bank's critics say they're stopping corporate welfare.

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Environment
2:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

U.N. Brokers Global Effort To Rein In Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 5:13 am

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Politics
2:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Obama Expected To Release Rule Governing Overtime

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Europe
2:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

A Financial Tragedy Plays Out In Greece: No Money And Debt Is Due

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Law
2:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Supreme Court Reprieve Lets 10 Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court gave a reprieve to Texas clinics that provide abortion services.
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Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 8:16 am

Tuesday would have been the last day of operation for 10 clinics in Texas that provide abortion services. But on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court, in one of its final actions of this session, said the clinics can remain open while clinic lawyers ask the court for a full review of a strict abortion law.

Two dozen states have passed regulations similar to the ones being fought over in Texas.

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Law
9:19 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Supreme Court Wraps Up Big Term With Death Penalty, Redistricting And More

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Animals
5:44 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Thousands Attend Funeral For Japan's Feline Stationmaster

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Europe
5:44 am
Mon June 29, 2015

German Distillery Is Unsympathetic To Greece's Debt Issue

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Around the Nation
3:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Residents Grow More Desperate Without Water In California Town

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Around the Nation
3:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Manhunt Over: N.Y. Authorities Capture Remaining Inmate

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 10:22 am

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Around the Nation
3:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Investigators Probe Fires At 6 Black Churches In 5 Southern States

Flowers left at the front door of Glover Grove Baptist Church in Warrenville, S.C.
Will Huntsberry NPR

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 6:01 pm

Updated at 7:45 p.m. ET

Investigators continue their examination of a fire at the Glover Grove Baptist Church of Warrenville, S.C.

Fires damaged Glover Grove and some other black churches in the days following nine shooting deaths at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, raising concerns that the incidents were hate-inspired arsons.

Now, in the case of Glover Grove, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has released the following statement, saying it still doesn't know how the blaze started.

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Religion
3:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Doesn't Make It Biblically Correct, Pastor Says

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Africa
3:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

After Slaughter Of Tourists, Tunisia Cracks Down On Islamists

Police patrol the beach at Sousse, Tunisia, on Sunday. Tunisian authorities have deployed additional security forces, closed some mosques and banned some Islamist groups in the wake of Friday's terrorist attack at a beachfront hotel.
Abdeljalil Bounhar AP

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 4:29 pm

Tunisia was in shock after at least 38 foreign tourists were killed Friday at a beachside hotel, apparently by one man: Saifeddine Rezgui, who was in turn killed by police.

Amid the horror, there was defiance in the air in the seaside town of Sousse. Hundreds of foreign tourists decided to stay, and were out on the beaches. And local residents held a patriotic demonstration, waving the red national flag and chanting about unity in a palm-fringed square.

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Law
12:37 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

A Wrap-Up Of Same-Sex Marriage's Big Day At The High Court

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Law
12:35 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

Ken Cuccinelli: Same-Sex Marriage Decision 'Ripped From The States'

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Law
12:32 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

Mapping The Impact Of The Obergefell Decision On States

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Law
12:18 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

A Farmer's 2nd Look At Same-Sex Marriage: High Court Ruling Is 'Great Thing'

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Law
12:01 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

An Opponent's Take On The High Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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Law
11:47 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Same-Sex Marriage Plaintiff Discusses The Historic Win At The High Court

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Law
9:55 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Reaction

Originally published on Fri June 26, 2015 5:06 pm

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Law
9:51 am
Fri June 26, 2015

A Legal View Of The High Court's Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

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Law
9:48 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Breaking Down A Legal Landmark: The Justices' Opinions In Obergefell V. Hodges

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Europe
5:35 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Italian Man, 91, Graduates Middle School

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Around the Nation
5:35 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Ohio Movie Theater Plays Wrong Movie, Parents Are Outraged

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NPR Story
3:04 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Funerals Begin At Emanuel AME Church For Bible Study Shooting Victims

Originally published on Fri June 26, 2015 5:35 am

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Television
3:04 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Strap In Seinfeld Fans, Hulu Will Be Keeping You Busy

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Europe
3:04 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Migrants In French Camp Near English Channel Attempt To Get Into Britain

Originally published on Fri June 26, 2015 5:35 am

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Europe
3:04 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Kosovo: The Pros And Cons Of Being Europe's Newest Country

Originally published on Fri June 26, 2015 5:35 am

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