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In her more than 20 years playing for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, Kristine Lilly played in five World Cup finals. So @waitwait invited her to play a game called "Your cup runneth over!": Three questions about cups that are not the World Cup. https://n.pr/2XNBzsg
Book Review: The premise of this young adult novel is rooted in the infamous Rory-Paris ship –– but you don't have to be a Gilmore Girls fan to enjoy this dense, fulfilling love story. https://n.pr/2XfZQdn
"We don't need the city to come in and just put red tape and bureaucracy and take control over decision-makings of the store," the owner says of the Strand's new historic landmark destination. "We're already a landmark." https://n.pr/2XO6sNd
'Tales of the City' brought the queer community to mainstream television in the 90s. Now it's back and, showrunner Lauren Morelli says, more diverse and inclusive of LGBTQ experiences. https://n.pr/2XN3FUJ
A bill in Hong Kong which would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China triggered massive protest. The government now says it will be shelved indefinitely. https://n.pr/2XQtint
Archaeologists found early evidence of cannabis use –– dating back to the first millennium B.C. –– from wooden bowls unearthed from ancient tombs in western China. https://n.pr/2XWNgx7
Back in December, Shirley Wang's story about her late father's friendship with Charles Barkley went viral. "It’s like my dad is saying to me: "Look at this new universe I’ve opened up for you. Now you will not be lost," she says. https://n.pr/2XSgGfC
A collection of over 50 images captures the impact of humans on the Earth, ranging from a deforested rainforest to a sprawling, 30-acre garbage dump. https://n.pr/2XO34lt
Here's what we know about how seclusion and restraint methods are used on students, and how they're regulated: https://n.pr/2XiSAO3
In 2015, a Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with GOP strategist Thomas Hofeller –– who plaintiffs in census lawsuits say drove the Trump administration's push for the question. https://trib.al/zZkxX6l
Some good news: Target's cash registers are back up and running again after stores nationwide were hobbled by a computer crash earlier today. https://n.pr/2Xk9T16 https://n.pr/2Xk9T16
Perhaps the value of international rankings, says a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, is in the outliers: The surprising stories of countries that "demonstrate that there's space to do better." https://n.pr/2Xb95M8
A slim 51% majority of auto workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., have voted against unionizing –– the second time an effort to unionize the plant has failed in recent years. https://n.pr/2XOce1n
Opinion: "The complicated joy of being a father, especially to a son, is traveling two roads every moment, both looking forward as I watch him grow up while glancing backward at the boy I once was." https://n.pr/2Xk5CL6 (via @WBUR)
 
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Opinion: "The complicated joy of being a father, especially to a son, is traveling two roads every moment –– both looking forward as I watch him grow up while glancing backward at the boy I once was." (via @WBUR) https://n.pr/2XStt1M
The World Cup match between India and Pakistan Sunday "should create love and affection," a fan says. "We should compete, but compete for the betterment of society — and cricket is one instrument of that." https://n.pr/2Xb5zkU
Target shoppers (and employees) nationwide were sent into a frenzy due to a computer failure at the cash registers. http://n.pr/2XjFFeJ
Many new cars have safety features that can help prevent accidents. But those features can also make repairs more expensive –– driving insurance premiums up. https://n.pr/2XPEEIg
Four months after Stonewall, a Bay Area newspaper wrote a scathing story about gay life in San Francisco. Unbeknownst to the editor, that story issued a powerful call to arms to the LGBTQ+ community –– and the night of the Purple Hand was born. (via @KQED) https://n.pr/2XNXcc5
The Michigan congressman is the only Republican to call for impeachment proceedings against President Trump. And many who know him say they're not surprised at all. https://n.pr/2XPcwF8
New York City recently chose the Strand Bookstore as a historic landmark –– but the owner is far from thrilled. "We don't need the city to come in and just put red tape and bureaucracy and take control over decision-makings of the store," she says. https://n.pr/2XeCjd8
A judge ruled that Adélio Bispo de Oliveira was mentally ill when he stabbed the then-presidential candidate. Jair Bolsonaro, now Brazil's president, has vowed to overturn the ruling. https://n.pr/2XfDs3P
Bye son! "I've come to regard dad jokes as a sign that even as our children outgrow our low humor, fathers never outgrow our duty to make them feel encouraged, loved and cherished," says @NPRscottsimon. https://n.pr/2XNZpEr
Hong Kong's government has said it will indefinitely shelve a bill which would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. https://n.pr/2X8EvCX
At least 10 Kenyan police officers were killed by a blast near the country's border with Somalia on Saturday. Those killed were pursuing extremists who had kidnapped police reservists, officials said. https://n.pr/2XfRGSm
The stunning images range from a deforested rainforest to a sprawling, 30-acre garbage dump. https://n.pr/2XdpXSp
Drake is turning up as if he was the one sweating on the court. https://n.pr/2XIQFzj
People have been smoking pot to get high for at least 2,500 years. https://n.pr/2XPHkFV
RT @NPRmusic: Drake celebrates the Raptors win as if he was the one sweating on the court. Stream new two singles inspired by the NBA final…
Just over a month away from his 72nd birthday, Carlos Santana is as busy and creative as ever. In this episode of @AltLatino, he talks about the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, "Santana," and the 20th anniversary of "Supernatural." https://n.pr/2IiKHA1
There are no federal laws that govern how restraint and seclusion can be used in schools. And these practices are most often used on students with disabilities or special needs, and boys, according to government data. http://n.pr/2XeF8e6
There are no federal laws that govern how restraint and seclusion should be used in schools. And these practices are most often used on students with disabilities or special needs, and boys, according to government data. https://n.pr/2XeF8e6
Franco Zeffirelli, the Italian filmmaker and opera director, has died at 96. He directed films including 'The Taming of the Shrew' and 'Romeo and Juliet.' https://n.pr/2XRDgFk
Bald eagles are known for being skilled fliers. But they're also pretty decent swimmers — which comes in handy when they miss their target or catch a fish too big to fly away with, experts say. https://n.pr/2IfV3QU
🎶 It's a packed week for new music. Here's a breakdown of @NPRmusic's top picks for the best albums released this Friday — from Bruce Springsteen to Baroness to Madonna. https://n.pr/2IfBkRr
The lineups are set for the first Democratic presidential primary debates. Among the matchups: Joe Biden will face off against Bernie Sanders — as well as Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg. https://n.pr/2RliFH0
A group of more than 600 companies and trade associations — including Walmart and Target — have signed a letter asking President Trump to end the trade war with China and to drop tariffs. https://n.pr/2Rf0OkW
Review: The 17th season of "Project Runway" wrapped up Thursday night. It was its first run without Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn — and proved to be a strong argument that a show like this can still thrive with a new host. https://n.pr/2RgQSHp
Chief Executive Carrie Lam told a press conference Saturday afternoon that she was concerned about further unrest, but was not halting work on the bill just to pacify an angry public. https://n.pr/2XfrDuH
Thousands of women demonstrated in the streets of Switzerland on Friday, over their wages lagging far behind those of men, even in one of the wealthiest countries in the world. https://n.pr/2RgPm8b
There are international rankings for just about everything. Many of them end up looking similar. So what's the value? One on hand, experts say they can call out governments to do better. But others say they can hurt a country's financial opportunities. https://n.pr/2Rh8VgQ
Plaintiffs argue the administration wants a citizenship question in order to give Republicans and non-Hispanic white people a political advantage when new voting districts are drawn after next year's census. https://n.pr/2XMItOt
"City on a Hill" is a period cop series about trying to change the system from within, and encountering resistance — sometimes deadly resistance — everywhere you turn. https://n.pr/2IheskI
#Breaking: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the Hong Kong government will suspend efforts to enact legislation allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. The bill prompted massive protests in Hong Kong.
🔉 The FX series "Pose" — depicting the lives of LGBTQ people of color in New York — has broken ground by having the largest cast of transgender actors as regulars on a scripted TV show. The premiere of its second season aired this week. (@hereandnow) https://n.pr/2Rn7cXq
An appeals court has ruled that it isn't illegal for inmates in California to possess small amounts of marijuana — but the justices said it is illegal to smoke or ingest it in prison. https://n.pr/2RhB7jq
Three strong women struggle to make lives in the exhausted wasteland of the pre-Depression South: Retta, Gertrude, and Annie are separated by the harsh realities of race and class, but make human connections despite the odds. https://n.pr/2IeE5ma
📜 Worries about foreign interference in U.S. elections have dominated public discourse the past few years. They were also a driving issue in conversations at the Constitutional Convention, in the summer of 1787. https://n.pr/2RkW90H
Over six years, photographer Dirk Anschütz traveled America for a portrait project on fathers and sons — highlighting the infinite things fatherhood means for different families. https://n.pr/2IgKTj9
RT @NPR: Pompeo did not show any proof for the accusation but said it was based on intelligence, the weapons used and Iran's recent behavio…
RT @mannyotr: On @NPR this morning @NPRinskeep interviewed White House Trade Adviser, Peter Navarro, who seriously uttered these words duri…
Historically, CEOS spoke out only on issues directly related to their business. Now leaders are taking public stands on controversial issues, one expert says. Leaders of more than 180 businesses recently signed a letter opposing restrictive abortion laws https://n.pr/2I9jrUe
 
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With President Trump's trade war with China heating up once again, watch FRONTLINE and @NPR's investigation into what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink. Now streaming online: https://to.pbs.org/2Kdu6iX
Coming up later today... talking about my new book “The Enemy of the People” on @hereandnow on @NPR #NotTheEnemy https://twitter.com/serenaamcmahon/status/1138449908715917312
 
 
 
 
 
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