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  1. Author Paula Reed Hester

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  2. Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Resigns After Perjury Conviction

    Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in the Democratic Party, was convicted on charges that she leaked grand jury information to target a political rival and then lied about it under oath.
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  3. The Media And Mass Shootings, A Tribal Push For A New National Monument

    We talk about what you told us you want and don't want from the media after a mass shooting in Colorado -- it's a question we posed through our Public Insight Network. Among the people who responded was Coni Sanders, whose father was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. She thinks telling these stories is important, "but it needs to be done so responsibility, meaning there be a focus on prevention, there be brief, little to no mention of the killers' names, especially showing their faces." Also on Thursday, a rare coalition of American Indian nations, including the Ute Mountain Utes of Colorado, seek a new national monument across the border in Utah.
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  4. A Century Of National Parks: How Will Climate Change Affect The Next 100 Years?

    Jonathan Jarvis, the director of the National Park Service, talks about climate change threats including wildfires, warming lakes and rising temperatures.
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  5. 1 Year After Church Shooting, Compassion Carries Charleston Forward

    After nine black parishioners were gunned down in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, everything changed. Host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Liz Alston, the church historian for the past 40 years.
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  6. After 21 Years, An Abducted Son and His Grieving Mother Are Reunited

    DNA testing confirms that a 22-year-old law student in Mexico is the boy who was taken from his California home by his father more than two decades ago.
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  7. India's 'Iron Lady' Ends 16-Year Hunger Strike, Plans To Run For Office

    Irom Sharmila stopped eating in 2000 to protest a law that gives broad powers to security forces in her home state of Manipur. She was arrested and has been force-fed ever since.
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  8. This Year's Perseid Meteor Shower Is Going To Be Quite A Show — Here's How To Watch

    Stargazers, get ready for something spectacular on Thursday. The annual Perseid meteor shower, already one of the most reliably impressive celestial events, promises to be especially good this year.
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  9. Some Colorado RNC Delegates Walk Out After #NeverTrump Fails

    Delegate Joel Crank says it was extremely chaotic before the walkout.
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  10. After U.S. Defeat, Goalie Hope Solo Calls The Swedes 'Cowards'

    Solo earned the wrath of Brazilians before she arrived for the Olympics. She didn't help her cause by calling Sweden's team 'cowards' after they knocked the Americans out of the tournament.
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