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  1. Saudi Arabia, Iran Face Off As Sectarian Tensions Escalate After Executions

    A cold war in the Middle East just turned a lot hotter. Saudi Arabia, a Sunni power, and Iran, a Shiite one, have long been bitter rivals, but always maintained diplomatic relations — until now.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  2. Littleton School Board Vows To Prioritize Safety After Shooting Report

    The promise came after they listened to three hours of testimony from researchers who studied the 2013 Arapahoe High School shooting.
    CPR News · Entry
  3. Obama Grants Clemency To 100+ Prisoners; DOJ 'Confident' It Will Clear Backlog

    Thousands of petitions are still pending, but the Justice Department tells NPR that despite doubts from advocates it plans to consider each of them before President Obama leaves office.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  4. CSU Study Pinpoints When Fracking Emissions Are At Their Highest

    The study of newly-developed wells in western Colorado found that air pollutants like methane and ozone-causing compounds were highest at the flowback stage.
    CPR News · Entry
  5. Incumbents Poised For Big Wins Despite All The Attention On Outsiders

    Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Marco Rubio of Florida are favored to win their GOP primaries on Tuesday. So is Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz despite angry opposition.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  6. Hillary Clinton's 'Basket Of Deplorables,' In Full Context Of This Ugly Campaign

    The Democrat said "half" of Trump supporters are in a "basket of deplorables." She said she regrets saying half, but when distrust is this high, comments like that can make it harder to govern.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  7. G-20 Confrontation: U.S., China Have Tense Exchange On The Tarmac Ahead Of Summit

    Chinese and U.S. officials get into a shouting match on the tarmac, seemingly over where reporters traveling with President Obama could stand as he was exiting Air Force One.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  8. Congress Returns: Much Ado About Little To Do

    There are only two must-pass items on the agenda: a short-term funding bill to keep the government running past Sept. 30, and a separate funding bill to combat the spread of the Zika virus.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  9. Tiny Laos Readies For A Visit From Obama — And A Turn Under The Global Spotlight

    In a historic step towards rebuilding relations with the poor, heavily-bombed nation, the president will join other world leaders there, after wrapping another big global meeting in Hangzhou, China.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  10. Avalanche danger up after weekend storms

    "Right now the snowpack is really quite touchy and potentially very reactive if you’re trying to get in some backcountry riding," one expert says.
    CPR News · Blog Post