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Sarah Palin Sues 'New York Times,' Says Editorial Defamed Her

June 27
Doreen McCallister / NPR

The Times editorial, which was corrected later, linked one of Palin's political action committee ads to the mass shooting in January 2011 that severely wounded then-Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords.

Deported Veterans Advocates Discuss Ways To Help

Deported Veterans Advocates Discuss Ways To Help

June 27
By Jean Guerrero

As the Senate works on a package of bills that could help deported and noncitizen veterans, community groups met in Kearny Mesa Tuesday to discuss other ways to protect them.

California Attorney General's Office Faces Scrutiny Over San Onofre...

California Attorney General's Office Faces Scrutiny Over San Onofre Inquiry

June 27
By Amita Sharma

Questions are again being raised about the California Attorney General’s investigation of how consumers were left with a $3.3 billion bill for the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station.

Financial Troubles Shut Down Suzie's Farm

Financial Troubles Shut Down Suzie's Farm

June 27
By Tom Fudge

Suzie's Farm, in the Tijuana River Valley, is closing down after more than eight years in the business of growing organic food.

Sharp Mesa Vista Makeover Will Increase Patient Care Space, Add Saf...

Sharp Mesa Vista Makeover Will Increase Patient Care Space, Add Safety Enhancements

June 27
By Kenny Goldberg

Sharp Mesa Vista will spend $4 million to renovate its treatment area for children.

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Ten Commandments Installed At Arkansas State Capitol; ACLU Plans Lawsuit

June 27
Laurel Wamsley / NPR

The monument's key backer, state Sen. Jason Rapert, says it honors the "historical moral foundation of law." But the ACLU says it violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.

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Labor Department Rethinking Obama-Era Overtime Pay Rule

June 27
Amy Held / NPR

On Tuesday the Labor Department formally requested information from the Office of Management and Budget, setting the stage for scaling back a rule that would make more workers eligible for OT.

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The Queen Gets A Raise And Buckingham Palace Is Poised For An Upgrade

June 27
Amy Held / NPR

It's expensive being royal. The queen is expected to get an annual payout of around $105 million by 2019 and palace repairs are a priority.

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Ethics Group Says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's Retweet Violated A Federal Law

June 27
Mollie Simon / NPR

Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, retweeted President Trump's support for a political candidate. CREW says that violated a law that bans federal employees from political activity.

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3 Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Killing Of Laquan McDonald

June 27
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

The Cook County grand jury indictment alleges that the three police officers were at the scene of the killing and worked together to conceal crucial facts in order to protect a fellow officer.

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Q&A: What Does The Senate Health Bill Mean For Me?

June 27
Alison Kodjak / NPR

The Senate Republicans' plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act could bring big changes to many Americans' health care coverage. Here are answers to a handful of scenarios from concerned listeners.

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Emmett Till Sign Vandalized Again

June 27
Amy Held / NPR

The damage was done to a historical marker that stands outside the Money, Miss., grocery store where in 1955, Till was accused of flirting with a white woman before being kidnapped and killed.

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Alabama Prisons Ruled 'Horrendously Inadequate,' Must Improve

June 27
Debbie Elliott / NPR

A U.S. District judge issued the ruling Tuesday in a class action lawsuit brought by inmates who argued the prisons' conditions were cruel and unusual punishment.

State: 111 Terminally Ill End Lives Under New California Law

State: 111 Terminally Ill End Lives Under New California Law

June 27
By Associated Press

California health officials reported Tuesday that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in the nation's most populous state.

Governor Signs $125 Billion Budget Boosting Education Funds

Governor Signs $125 Billion Budget Boosting Education Funds

June 27
By Associated Press

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $125 billion California budget Tuesday that gives doctors and dentists a raise while increasing funding for education and social services.

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Brazilian President Michel Temer Is Formally Charged With Corruption

June 27
Colin Dwyer / NPR

The indictment handed down Monday night by Brazil's top prosecutor makes Temer the first sitting president in the country's history to be charged with a crime. And the legal saga is far from finished.

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Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of California's Great Hive Heist

June 27
Ezra David Romero / NPR

This year authorities uncovered a "beehive chop shop:" nearly $1 million in stolen hives in a field in Fresno County. There's money to be made by renting out bees to orchards, and thefts are rising.

SANDAG Reform Bill Wins Backing Of San Diego City Council

SANDAG Reform Bill Wins Backing Of San Diego City Council

June 27
By Andrew Bowen

In a 5-4 vote, the San Diego City Council has decided to support a bill in Sacramento that would make big changes to the county’s regional planning agency, SANDAG.

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CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration

June 27
David Folkenflik / NPR

Three investigative journalists have quit after the network retracted a story about a congressional inquiry into a link between Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci and a Russian investment fund.

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The Billion Dollar Cost Of Child Marriage

June 27
Nurith Aizenman / NPR

Research on child marriage has mainly focused on the toll it takes on individuals. Now, a report looks at the economic impact on poor countries.