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Clinton Announces $45 Million Fundraising Haul 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:27:17 -0400 
    Hillary Clinton's campaign says it raised more than $45 million in its opening quarter. She's the first major candidate to announce fundraising numbers.

Can The Candidate Move Beyond 'The Christie Show'? 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:13:14 -0400 
    This week the Christie Tracker podcast headed to Livingston High School for analysis on Gov. Chris Christie's announcement.

U.S., Cuba Formally Resume Diplomatic Relations 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:56:00 -0400 
    The two countries have agreed to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana. President Obama calls it a historic step forward after 50 years of hostilities.

WATCH: The 2 Goals That Gave The U.S. The Win Over Germany 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:40:00 -0400 
    There were a number of hero narratives around Tuesday night's takedown, which gives the U.S. a place in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday.

It's Official: You Can Now Take Photos During White House Tours 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:35:00 -0400 
    The lifting of the decades-old ban was announced on Instagram by Michelle Obama. The White House urged people to share their experience using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour. Selfie sticks aren't allowed.

After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups? 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:07:00 -0400 
    Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.

U.S. And Cuba To Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:07:00 -0400 
    For the first time since Dwight Eisenhower was president, the U.S. will have an embassy in Cuba. The two countries are to announce on Wednesday that they'll open embassies in Havana and in Washington.

A Father In California, Kids In El Salvador, And New Hope To Reunite 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:07:00 -0400 
    Unaccompanied minors surged across the U.S. southern border last year, fleeing violence in Central America. This year the Obama administration hopes to forestall a new wave with a quiet new program.

Buy A Meth House Unawares And Pay The Health Consequences 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:42:00 -0400 
    The residue from meth labs can cause health problems, but people aren't always told that the house they're buying is contaminated. An Indiana law requires disclosure but not mandatory testing.

Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:40:00 -0400 
    In NPR's most recent poll, a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as lifelong lessons.

A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:39:00 -0400 
    Mindy Przeor founded an after-school program in Mesa, Ariz., to get elementary school kids up and running.

Transgender Swimmer Given Choice Of Harvard's Men's, Women's Teams 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:30:00 -0400 
    First accepted by the women's swim team, Schuyler Bailar decided to join the men's team this coming fall. He is believed to be the first openly transgender NCAA swimmer.

Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:36:00 -0400 
    In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.

Border Patrol Urged To Crack Down On Corruption In Its Own Ranks 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:49:00 -0400 
    The draft report by outside law enforcement experts says the agency needs more internal affairs investigators. It also calls for more transparency in investigations, especially shootings by agents.

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After He Left Governor's Office 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:53:00 -0400 
    Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever released by a presidential candidate — show he earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over that time.
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