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Dozens Of Cars Torched By Masked Youths In Western Sweden, Authorities Say

Aug. 14
Camila Domonoske / NPR

"What the hell are you doing?" Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven asked the arsonists in an interview on Swedish radio. Authorities say the car fires may have been coordinated.

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Nebraska Prepares To Carry Out First Execution Using Fentanyl

Aug. 14
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

A federal three-judge panel denied a drug company's request to halt the execution set for Tuesday morning over concerns about whether the state obtained the drugs improperly.

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Watch This Native Pollinator Build Her Bee-Jeweled Nest

Aug. 14
Gabriela Quirós / NPR

Research shows that 400 female blue orchard bees are as effective at pollinating almonds as the more than 10,000 bees in a honeybee hive. But they reproduce slowly and are prone to wandering.

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At Least 20 People Killed When Span Of Busy Highway Bridge Collapses In Italy

Aug. 14
Bill Chappell / NPR

A suspension bridge collapsed in Genoa on Tuesday, sending cars and trucks that had been driving on the A10 motorway crashing down below.

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How To Make A Civics Education Stick

Aug. 14
Emily Cardinali / NPR

In the age of fake news, civics learning involves a lot more than reading the Constitution. One teacher says she encourages her students to "question everything."

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What's In Your Shopping Cart? A Battleground For Global Trade

Aug. 14
Alina Selyukh / NPR

As a trade war brews between the U.S. and its major trading partners, we looked into the carts of back-to-school shoppers to see how global trade might show up in their baskets

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What To Watch In Tuesday's Primaries: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut And Vermont

Aug. 14
Jessica Taylor / NPR

The 2018 midterms have been dominated by talk of Democratic gains, but Tuesday, Republicans will pick nominees in several places they hope to flip House seats and even governors' mansions.

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Uh-Oh, Germany Is Rapidly Running Out Of Beer Bottles

Aug. 14
Esme Nicholson / NPR

In Germany, beer consumption is up as temperatures remain unusually high. This is good and bad news for the beer industry.

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India Aims For The World's Biggest Health Care Overhaul

Aug. 14
Lauren Frayer / NPR

Posh private hospitals give world-class care — and serve lattes. At government facilities, cancer patients sleep on the sidewalk. But the prime minister has a plan to help the poor.

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Driver Crashes Car Into Security Barriers At U.K. Parliament; At Least 3 Injured

Aug. 14
Giles Snyder / NPR

A man was arrested on "suspicion of terrorist offenses," London police say, after his vehicle crossed through a pedestrian area Tuesday morning.

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