Latin America
2:35 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez With A Focus On His Handwriting

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 4:35 am

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Sports
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

What Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension For Assault Says About The NFL

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 7:50 am

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NPR Story
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

On NASA's Birthday, Mars Rover Sets A Mileage Record

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 4:35 am

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Parallels
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Uber, Airbnb Under Attack In Spain As Old And New Economies Clash

Taxi drivers protest against Uber, an on-demand car service app, during a 24-hour strike July 1 in Barcelona, Spain. They say it undercuts their business and are calling for the government to ban it.
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Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 4:43 am

This summer, more people than ever before are booking rooms on Airbnb and using carpooling websites and smartphone apps to get around on vacation. The new "share economy" can be a money saver in areas hard hit by the economic crisis, like southern Europe.

But in sunny Spain, authorities are cracking down.

In Barcelona — one of the top destinations for European tourists this summer — police are pulling over and ticketing drivers suspected of using the private taxi app Uber.

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History
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Ghost Cats And Musket Balls: Stories Told By Capitol Interns

Interns who host tours on Capitol Hill, stopping at sites like the small Senate rotunda, don't always have their facts straight.
The Architect of the Capitol

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 8:04 pm

Every summer thousands of interns flood the offices of Capitol Hill. One of their primary duties is to give constituents tours of the famous buildings. They parade visitors from the rotunda to statuary hall, offering stories and anecdotes.

But while these intern tours provide a great deal of information, they are sometimes a little short on actual history.

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Middle East
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

U.S. Aid To Rebels In Syria: Too Little Too Late?

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 4:35 am

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Law
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Ruling Against D.C.'s Gun Law Sends Local Officials Scrambling

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1:55 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Crews Are Containing Western Wildfires, But More Bad Weather's Ahead

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Sports
5:55 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

LA Judge Rules Sale Of Clippers Can Move Ahead

A Los Angeles judge has issued a preliminary ruling against embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The judge decided that Sterling's wife, Shelly, was within her rights to agree to an earlier $2 billion sale of the team. Dan Woike has been reporting on the story for the Los Angeles Register. He speaks with Audie Cornish about the ruling.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:43 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

EPA Announces Emission Cuts for Navajo Generating Station

The Navajo Generating Station near Page on the Navajo Nation and is owned by the federal government's Bureau of Reclamation, as well as regional utilities like the Salt River Project, Arizona Public Service Co., Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Tucson Electric Power Co., and NV Energy.
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The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new rules designed to reduce pollution at the Navajo Generating Station near Page. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the regulations are an attempt to enforce the federal Clean Air Act.

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