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Can't Stand The Heat? Tell Us How You're Coping With Rising Temperatures

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| Have hotter days (and nights) changed your daily routines or long-term plans? Has your business had to adapt to higher temperatures?

More Than 100 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsizing Off Tunisia

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If the death toll is confirmed, it would reportedly be this year's deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea.

Farewell To NPR's 'Parallels' Blog — And Hello, 'World'!

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After five years and nearly 3,500 stories — from Pakistan to Papua New Guinea and Paris — the Parallels blog is closing. You'll now find all of NPR's coverage from around the globe at npr.org/world.

President Trump Rescinds Invitation To Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles

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In a statement, the president says all the players won't promise to stand for the national anthem, hand on heart.

Gun Studies: Permit Laws Reduce Murders; Red Flag Laws Cut Suicides

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There's a new push to study the real-life effects of gun laws. "Red Flag" laws lower suicide rates; reductions in homicides are associated with tougher gun permit requirements.

2 Climbers Fall To Their Deaths From El Capitan In Yosemite

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The two men were reportedly experienced climbers. El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park is considered one of the world's most challenging climbs.

New Hampshire Mothers Struggling With Opioid Addiction Fight To Keep Their Children

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New Hampshire parents who are trying to overcome opioid abuse face a ticking clock and limited state resources to try to keep their parental rights.

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More Vets Who Are Coping With PTSD From Sexual Assaults Get Honorable Discharges

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Heath Phillips is one of those getting the upgrade once thought impossible. He had accepted a lesser discharge to avoid court martial with "no clue" it would cut him off from jobs and veterans' aid.

President Trump Orders Help For Coal And Nuclear Plants

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President Trump has ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate steps to help financially troubled coal and nuclear power plants.