'Satchel' recalls the iconic pitcher who helped integrate Major League Baseball
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by Dave Davies
36m ago
Hall of Famer Satchel Paige started his career pitching in the Negro leagues and later became a major league star. Author Larry Tye tells his story in Satchel. Originally broadcast in 2010 ..read more
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Supreme Court strikes down federal ban on bump stocks
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by Nina Totenberg
2h ago
The Supreme Court has struck down the federal ban on bump stocks Friday, declaring that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives exceeded its authority when it banned the devices. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan ..read more
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Dozens of hikers became ill during trips to waterfalls near the Grand Canyon
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by Associated Press
3h ago
The hikers were visiting a popular Arizona tourist destination that features towering blue-green waterfalls on the Havasupai reservation deep in a gorge neighboring Grand Canyon National Park. (Image credit: Randy Shannon ..read more
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SCOTUS rejects abortion pill challenge; readers' dads give their best advice
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by Suzanne Nuyen
3h ago
The Supreme Court unanimously rejected a challenge to the FDA's rules for the abortion pill mifepristone. NPR readers share the best advice their dads have given. (Image credit: Anna Moneymaker ..read more
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Wisconsin's uninstructed movement plans to keep pushing for an end to the war in Gaza
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by Chuck Quirmbach
7h ago
Uninstructed voters in Wisconsin didn't have a strong enough primary showing to gain delegates to the Democrat's convention, but they say they can still pressure the president to end the war in Gaza ..read more
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What communities are doing about missing historical markers across the South
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by Laura Sullivan
7h ago
Many historical markers that told stories of Black history have been damaged or stolen in recent years. Communities are struggling with their absence ..read more
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Over the next month, 24 countries vie to be the men's European football champion
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by Rob Schmitz
7h ago
NPR's Rob Schmitz speaks with FIFA agent Jeremy Pastel about the 2024 UEFA Men's European Football Championship, which kicks off Friday with Germany vs. France ..read more
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Alex Jones faces day of reckoning over what he owes Sandy Hook families
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by Tovia Smith
7h ago
A judge is expected to tell Jones to sell off assets. But the families are likely to get only a tiny fraction of the nearly $1.5 billion in damages Jones owes for lies about the 2012 school shooting. (Image credit: Joe Buglewicz ..read more
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Bill Gates is going nuclear: How his latest project could power U.S. homes and AI
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by Obed Manuel
7h ago
The billionaire philanthropist tells Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep his new TerraPower nuclear plant is safer than traditional builds. He’s putting his own money behind the project. (Image credit: Ben de la Cruz ..read more
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Snubbed! Banned! Rejected! And that's just the first 3 questions of this week's quiz
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by Holly J. Morris
7h ago
This week, Hunter Biden was convicted, G7 is happening and flash floods are, too. None of those things made the quiz, though, elbowed out by plant-based topics such as gardens, bananas and "meat ..read more
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