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The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In Reruns

July 29
Marilyn Geewax / NPR

Both 1968 and 2016 can be seen as good years for the economy. And yet both may be remembered for their extreme political discontent. Shouldn't good economic times make us less cranky? Apparently, not.

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Marine Corps Warplane Crashes Near Twentynine Palms, Killing Pilot

July 29
By Associated Press

The pilot has not been identified. He was from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar near San Diego.

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In A British Town Full Of EU Workers, Brexit Vote Brings Uncertainty

July 29
Lauren Frayer / NPR

Crawley, which voted to leave the EU, has attracted many workers from EU countries seeking jobs at nearby Gatwick Airport. "We just want it to go back to the way it was before," says a resident.

Police Officer Shot And Killed, Another Injured Following San Diego Traffic Stop

July 29
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

The officers were assigned to an elite anti-gang unit. The police department said the injured officer is out of surgery and is expected to survive. A suspect is in custody, the police chief says.

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Malawi's 'Hyena' Men: Paid By Parents To Have Sex With Their Daughters

July 29
Natalie Jacewicz / NPR

This week, a "hyena" man was arrested in Malawi for having sex with more than 100 women and girls, some as young as 12. We ask the experts to tell us more about this practice.

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How San Diego Lost A Tech Unicorn

July 29
By David Wagner

San Diego has been called "the next Silicon Valley." But when it comes to billion-dollar tech startups, the region lags far behind the Bay Area. In fact, it lost one of the few such companies it had.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Savages And Vengeful Barbers

July 29
By Nina Garin

This weekend's top arts events include everything from (fake) blood and sequins to local art and post-punk.

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Clinton And The DNC: A Crisis Not Merely Survived, But Transcended

July 29
Ron Elving / NPR

Whatever the judgment of polls in the days ahead, the Democratic Party's gathering was an achievement in careful and effective political management.

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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

July 29
Sarah Henry / NPR

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.

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For Sanders Supporters, Clinton's Historic Nomination Brings Mixed Emotions

July 29
Danielle Kurtzleben / NPR

For many die-hard Bernie Sanders fans, the historic moment of Hillary Clinton's nomination inspired not ecstasy but conflicting feelings.

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A Program For Preschoolers Gets A Convention Bounce

July 29
Anya Kamenetz / NPR

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youth, or HIPPY, is a program backed by by 20 years of research. Bill Clinton gave it some love at his speech in Philadelphia. We take a closer look.

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Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper

July 29
Lauren Silverman / NPR

Trying to prevent gun violence by tying it to mental health legislation began in 1966 when a young gunman killed 16 people in Austin, Texas. But some believe the approach is misguided.

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The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea

July 29
Corey Flintoff / NPR

Russia recently introduced a new warship in the Black Sea, an area of heightened tension since Russia's seizure of Crimea two years ago. NPR's Corey Flintoff was invited onboard.

Invisibilia: He Mocked Celebrity, Then Came To Crave It Himself

July 29
NPR Staff / NPR

This week the NPR program Invisibilia talks with a guy who despised our mindless worship of celebrities. So he devised an elaborate prank. It succeeded in ways he never would have anticipated.

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Can Dogs Help Sniff Out Low Blood Sugar In Diabetes?

July 29
Miriam E. Tucker / NPR

Trained dogs are increasingly being used to help people with diabetes detect hypoglycemia. One study finds the dogs can indeed do that, but aren't as reliable as a continuous glucose monitor.

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San Diego Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded In Shooting

July 29
By City News Service

The shootings occurred around 10:55 p.m. Thursday near Acacia Grove Way and South 38th Street in the southeastern San Diego neighborhood of Southcrest.

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Invisibilia: No One Thought This All-Woman's Debate Team Could Crush It

July 29
Gregory Warner / NPR

Because women in Rwanda are supposed to be humble and speak softly. And the team's debating debut was a disaster. Could the teammates harness their inner power?

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FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated

July 28
Danielle Kurtzleben / NPR

NPR's politics team has annotated Clinton's speech, providing analysis and context and fact-checking key portions.

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WATCH: Muslim Father Of Fallen Soldier Tells Trump 'You Have Sacrificed Nothing'

July 28
Meg Anderson / NPR

Khizr Khan told Democrats to honor his son's sacrifice by voting for Hillary Clinton.

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Councilwoman's Comments On Racial Profiling Spark Outcry

July 28
By Andrew Bowen

Activists are calling on Councilwoman Myrtle Cole to resign after controversial statements she made this week on race relations. The activists accuse her of justifying racial profiling by police and of being a poor advocate for her southeastern San Diego constituents.

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