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Gay Talese Disavows His Disavowal Of His New Book

July 1
Annalisa Quinn / NPR

Talese had told The Washington Post he wouldn't promote his new nonfiction book, The Voyeur's Motel, after the paper found flaws in its story. But now he says the book will go ahead as planned.

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Babies Of Color Are Now The Majority, Census Says

July 1
Kendra Yoshinaga / NPR

Today's generation of schoolchildren looks much different than it did just a few decades ago.

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There She Is, Probably The Most Beautiful Goat In Lithuania

July 1
Marc Silver / NPR

A video of a Lithuanian goat beauty contest is going viral. But ... what makes a goat beautiful?

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Amid Craft Brewery Boom, Some Worry About A Bubble — But Most Just Fear Foam

July 1
John Ydstie / NPR

Fueled by customers' unquenchable thirst for the next great flavor note, the craft beer industry has exploded like a poorly fermented bottle of home brew.

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Potentially Dangerous Rip Currents May Persist Into Fourth Of July Weekend

July 1
By City News Service

Beachgoers were advised to obey posted warning signs, use caution around the water and always swim near a lifeguard.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: American Fireworks And New Zealand Comedy

July 1
By Nina Garin

Celebrate Fourth of July with all-American music and fireworks, followed by a dose of New Zealand comedy.

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Woman Fights Off Man Who Tried To Pull Her Into Truck Near City Heights

July 1
By City News Service

The would-be kidnapper drove by the woman several times as she was walking along El Cajon Boulevard near 44th Street before he eventually got out and grabbed her around 2:45 a.m.

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Austria's Top Court Throws Out Presidential Election Result, Orders A Do-Over

July 1
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

The Constitutional Court cited vote-counting irregularities in overturning the result, which is unprecedented in Austria's post-war history.

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San Diego Scrambling To Plan For Minimum Wage Increase

July 1
By Claire Trageser

A referendum voters overwhelmingly approved last month meant the city had about a month to get a system in place to enforce the minimum wage increase.

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Jacumba Library Marks 100th Anniversary

July 1
By Brooke Ruth

The library in San Diego County's easternmost town provides free internet access, books, movies and programs for the town of 561 people.

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Roundtable: Tackling Meth, Transportation And Chargers Stadium

July 1
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Every large metropolitan area has large problems. Three of San Diego's: methamphetamine, transportation, and the proposed new Chargers stadium.

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Proposed Measure To Cap Hospital Execs' Pay Pulled From November Ballot

July 1
By Kenny Goldberg

SEIU United Healthcare Workers West was forced to withdraw the measure, which would have limited compensation to $450,000 a year, after an arbitrator ruled it violated an agreement the union had with the California Hospital Association.

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Lynch Will Accept Recommendations Of Lawyers, Agents, On Clinton Email Probe

July 1
Carrie Johnson / NPR

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she regrets that her impromptu meeting with Bill Clinton has "cast a shadow" on the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email use, but did not recuse herself.

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Judge Blocks Mississippi Law Protecting Religious Objections To Gay Marriage

July 1
Camila Domonoske / NPR

Late Thursday night, shortly before the controversial law was set to take effect, a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. He called it an "attempt to put LGBT citizens back in their place."

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President Obama Defends His Record On Race

July 1
Alicia Montgomery / NPR

In an interview with NPR, Obama answers critics among people of color who say that, despite their overwhelming support at the ballot box, he hasn't delivered enough results for their communities.

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NPR's Interview With President Obama About 'Obama's Years'

July 1
NPR

Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on NPR's radio special, the "Obama Years," about how Americans have fared since 2008. He also discusses the Brexit vote and parallels in the U.S. election.

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Invisibilia: For An Artist, A Room Of His Own Is A Lifesaver

July 1
Angus Chen / NPR

William Kitt was living on the streets, abusing drugs and very sick when Broadway Housing Communities in New York offered him a room. Thirteen years later, he's thriving. His art tells the tale.

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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

July 1
NPR Staff / NPR

Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.

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For Centuries, A Small Town Has Embraced Strangers With Mental Illness

July 1
Angus Chen / NPR

Families struggle to find a safe, therapeutic place for loved ones with serious mental disorders. In Geel, Belgium, residents have brought mentally ill strangers into their homes for centuries.

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NHTSA Will Look At Tesla's Autopilot Mode, After Deadly Car Crash

June 30
Bill Chappell / NPR

The fatal crash of a Tesla Model S car that was in autopilot mode when it collided with a truck on a Florida highway last month is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature.