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TSA Catches Live Lobster At Boston's Logan Airport

June 26
Amy Held / NPR

The crustacean weighed more than 20 pounds and was found alive inside a passenger's cooler at Boston's Logan Airport, according to the TSA.

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Google Says It Will No Longer Read Users' Emails To Sell Targeted Ads

June 26
Laurel Wamsley / NPR

The company says it will make the change later this year, bringing Gmail in line with its business products. But Google has already gathered a lot of data on users since it launched Gmail in 2004.

Supreme Court Rejects Gun Rights Appeal

Supreme Court Rejects Gun Rights Appeal

June 26
By Associated Press

The Supreme Court is rejecting yet another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns with them outside their homes.

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Routine DNA Sequencing May Be Helpful And Not As Scary As Feared

June 26
Rob Stein / NPR

A study of whole genome sequencing found that while many people discovered genetic variations linked to rare diseases, they didn't overreact to the news.

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GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

June 26
Scott Horsley / NPR

Congressional forecasters say a Senate Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more people uninsured in the next decade.

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On Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary, Listen To His NPR Debut

June 26
Glen Weldon / NPR

The first Harry Potter book came out 20 years ago today. One year later, in 1998, was the first time we mentioned the book, on All Things Considered. Here's Margot Adler's piece in its entirety.

San Diego Apartment Vacancy Rate Plunges

San Diego Apartment Vacancy Rate Plunges

June 26
By City News Service

San Diego's tight housing market squeezed renters this spring as the county's apartment vacancy rate plunged to 3.7 percent, down from 5.4 percent last fall, the San Diego County Apartment Association reported Monday.

California's Giant Water Tunnels Win First Crucial Approval

California's Giant Water Tunnels Win First Crucial Approval

June 26
By Associated Press

U.S. wildlife officials gave crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the nation's most populous state.

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Same-Sex Marriage Support At All-Time High, Even Among Groups That Opposed It

June 26
Sarah McCammon / NPR

Nearly half of Republicans and more than half of African-Americans now express support for same-sex marriage, according to a new report from Pew. Here are six takeaways from the report.

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Facial Recognition May Boost Airport Security But Raises Privacy Worries

June 26
Asma Khalid / NPR

If you travel from Boston's Logan Airport to Aruba on JetBlue you can use your face as identification rather than a passport. Similar experiments in facial recognition are underway at other airports.

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial On Securities Fraud Charges

June 26
Laurel Wamsley / NPR

Shkreli is charged with committing a series of frauds well before he became "the most hated man in America." He's been livestreaming and spending lavishly, though according to his lawyer, he's broke.

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After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs Are Next

June 26
Robert Siegel / NPR

Health care jobs now outnumber manufacturing jobs in Jefferson County, Ohio. Hospital administrators worry that Republican plans to cut Medicaid will lead to layoffs.

NASL Launches Soccer Team In San Diego County

NASL Launches Soccer Team In San Diego County

June 26
By City News Service

The North American Soccer League officially announced Monday that an expansion franchise will begin play in San Diego next year and build a privately financed North County stadium.

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

June 26
Laurel Morales / KJZZ

In Fry Bread Nation, we explore Navajo food staples like mutton, blue corn mush and fry bread. Some are a source of strength while others carry hidden risks.

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Trump And India's Modi Share Similarities, But A Host Of Issues Divides Them

June 26
Julie McCarthy / NPR

Both leaders are pragmatic deal-makers who rose to high office by appealing to majorities who felt overlooked. But as Trump and Modi meet Monday, their competing visions may be a significant hurdle.

San Diego Author Don Winslow Discusses New Novel, 'The Force'

San Diego Author Don Winslow Discusses New Novel, 'The Force'

June 26
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Winslow will be talking about "The Force," his latest crime thriller about a corrupt police officer, at Warwick’s in La Jolla on Monday and Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego on Friday.

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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

June 26
Scott Horsley / NPR

Senate Republicans have tweaked their bill in hopes of keeping more healthy customers in the insurance market. Customers who fail to maintain coverage could be temporarily locked out.

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High Court To Hear Case Of Cake Shop That Refused To Bake For Same-Sex Wedding

June 26
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver says a state law compelling him to produce wedding cakes for gay couples violates his right to free speech.

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More Health Problems Reported With Hair And Skin Care Products

June 26
Kerin Higa / NPR

Manufacturers are not required to tell the Food and Drug Administration about safety issues with cosmetics or hair and skin care products. That can leave people in the dark about health risks.

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