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As Greece Stares Down Its Money Troubles, A Decisive Vote Looms - Greeks vote Sunday on a referendum that will determine the future of the country's troubled economy and the question of whether Greece remains part of the eurozone.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:04:58 -0400

'Firework, Not Fire Fun': The Serious Jobs Of Pyrotechnic Pros - With some 50,000 fireworks going off in just 25 minutes, Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display in New York City is the biggest in the U.S. — but the task of putting it all together is even bigger.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:04:00 -0400

Charleston Reporters Tell The National Story Of Local Violence - The staff of hometown paper The Post and Courier feels the emotional toll of covering the church shootings and other traumatic events.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:04:00 -0400

Aphrodisiacs Can Spark Sexual Imagination, But Probably Not Libido - Going on a picnic with someone special? Make sure to pack watermelon, a food that lore says is an aphrodisiac. No food is actually scientifically linked to desire, but here's how some got that rep.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:04:00 -0400

U.N.: Report On Iran's Atomic Program Possible By Year's End - International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano says that, "with cooperation" from Tehran, a report could be finalized before January.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:29:00 -0400

Matt Stonie Downs 62 Hot Dogs For Coney Island Title - The new champion, who came in second last year in the annual contest put on by Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, bested eight-time champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut by two dogs on Saturday.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:18:00 -0400

Week After Beach Attack, Tunisia Declares State Of Emergency - Beji Caid Essebsi's office says the president needs the expanded powers to deal with extremists following the attack in Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:25:00 -0400

Lawrence Herkimer, The Father Of Modern Cheerleading, Dies At 89 - He invented the pompom and the iconic "Herkie jump" that remains a staple of cheering squads to this day. And his National Cheerleading Association trains 150,000 cheerleaders a year.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:36:00 -0400

When America's Librarians Went To War - During the world wars of the 20th century, librarians played a role worth remembering.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:03:00 -0400

A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses - When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:07:00 -0400

Greek Official: 'Grexit' Would Cost Europe A Trillion Euros - Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says there's as much at stake for the rest of Europe as for Greece itself should they fail to reach an acceptable bailout deal.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 08:30:00 -0400

The White House Invites Tourists To Use Their Cameras - Visitors to the White House will now have something besides their memory to rely on when recounting their visit. That's because a 40-year-ban on photography during public tours has been lifted.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:52:07 -0400

Greeks Divided Ahead Of Eurozone Vote - Greeks are preparing for Sunday's referendum, which the government insists is about whether to accept more austerity. Critics say it's about keeping the euro.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:52:07 -0400

Of All U.S. Police Shootings, One-Quarter Reportedly Involve The Mentally Ill - In compiling a database of fatal police shootings, The Washington Post took an extra step — finding details about the mental health of the deceased. Reporter Kimberly Kindy relates what she learned.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:52:00 -0400

Fuel Is Crucial In The Battle Over Syria - The power map inside Syria is being redrawn, and one resource that's affecting these internal borders is fuel and oil. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to correspondent Deborah Amos.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:52:00 -0400

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