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Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A ...
A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, "Now she feels less sour about the experience."
Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris
It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour's 21 stages.
The Call-In: Iraq, Then And Now
We hear from veteran Charles Diamond who served in Mosul, Jane Arraf compares Mosul today to before ISIS, and former Obama administration official Andrew Exum talks about the U.S. military's role.
As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger
Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are having to move farther afield as sustained drought fundamentally changes the landscape. The result: no grasses for their herds.
For New U.S. Mideast Peace Envoy, It Will Be A Long Road To 'Ultimate Deal'
For years, Jason Greenblatt was chief legal officer at the Trump Organization. Now his job is to help bring peace to the Middle East. His closeness to Trump may help, but it's no guarantee of success.
House And Senate Reach Deal On Sanctions For Russia, Iran And North Korea
The sanctions would punish three countries; the bill also aims to prevent President Trump from relaxing sanctions without lawmakers' consent. A House vote is expected on Tuesday.
Fate Of Poland's Supreme Court Is Now In President's Hands, Despite Protests
The U.S. State Department issued a statement urging all sides "to ensure that any judicial reform does not violate Poland's constitution."
U.S. Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed
The strike hit Afghans who were in a compound that local media describe as a security outpost in a village that had come under attack.
Sharing Resources Across Countries To Fight Wildfires
Fires are burning in British Columbia. Scott Simon talks to Alan Goodwin of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council, a program that shares firefighters with other countries.
Millions At Risk Of Starvation And Most Americans Don't Know
NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee about near-famine conditions in Africa and the Middle East, and what Americans know about the crises.
U.S. Intercepts Reportedly Contradict Attorney General On Russia Contacts
The Washington Post reports that spy agencies intercepted communications involving Russia's U.S. ambassador that suggest he and Sessions discussed campaign matters during mid-2016 meetings.
Al-Qaida Suspect Appears In Federal Court In Pennsylvania
Ali Charaf Damache is the first terrorism-related suspect to be sent to the U.S. since President Trump took office.
Rwanda Works To Ban Sale Of Second Hand Clothes Within 2 Years
Rwanda is pushing through a plan to ban second hand clothes within two years. The government says it's about "dignity," but the plan threatens trade with the U.S. and a central part of poor people's lives.
3 Palestinians Killed In Violent Clashes With Israelis Near Jerusalem Religio...
In a day of intensifying violence, three Palestinians were killed during a wave of clashes with Israeli forces. Later a Palestinian stabbed to death three Israelis in a West Bank Jewish settlement.
After Otto Warmbier's Death, U.S. Plans To Ban Travel To North Korea
The move comes after the death of American Otto Warmbier, who spent a year and a half in a North Korean jail only to return home in a coma.
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Israel installs security cameras at Jerusalem holy site
Israel has installed security cameras near the entrance to one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem as tensions between Israelis and Palestinians edge higher following a violent week.
Christian man prays with Jerusalem Muslims as religious tensions flare
Nidal Aboud stood out as one among many. As the men around him bowed, he made the sign of the cross. As they chanted their prayers, he read the Bible to himself. And as they said "Allahu Akbar" -- God is greatest -- he stood silently and respectfully.
3 Israelis killed in stabbing; 3 Palestinians killed in clashes
Three Israelis were killed Friday in a stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement, Israeli authorities said. The attack followed clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in Jerusalem's Old City, in which three Palestinians were also killed, according to Palestinian officials.
Jerusalem -- an urgent issue for Trump administration
Recent terror at the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif, in the Old City of Jerusalem painfully demonstrates why the status quo between Israelis and Palestinians is so fraught, but also why it's so difficult to change and to move toward a sustainable peace.
Violent clashes rock Jerusalem's Old City
Three Israelis were killed Friday in a stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement, Israeli authorities said. The attack followed clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in Jerusalem's Old City, in which three Palestinians were also killed, according to Palestinian officials. CNN's Ian Lee reports.
City is a tinderbox, and US is building a drone base nearby
China's ambitious naval plan comes to Europe
One of China's most-advanced warships is leading a small flotilla to the Baltic Sea, where it will engage in exercises with the Russian Navy.
Marines facing 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistan
The plume of smoke and dust rose over the runway, high above the now-deserted but once costly and vital control towers.
Protesters demand Polish President veto judicial law
Thousand of protesters are expected to rally in the Polish capital of Warsaw on Sunday evening after Parliament passed a law putting the Supreme Court under government control.
Scaramucci: Trump still doesn't accept intel on Russia meddling
Newly minted White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Donald Trump still does not accept the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election.
Friendly fire strike by US kills 16 Afghan police, officials say
A US airstrike targeting Afghan militants Friday in restive Helmand province instead killed 16 Afghan police officers, US and Afghan officials said.
This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery
Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.
William and Harry recall their last words with Princess Diana
Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret at the brevity of their final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, just hours before her 1997 death in a car crash in Paris.
Venezuela strike: Clashes in Caracas, cracks in unity at UN
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro barricaded the streets in Caracas for a 24-hour strike as clashes intensified, the death toll from months of unrest neared 100 and cracks appeared in the government's public face abroad.
2 years after Cecil the lion's death, son killed by game hunter
Cecil the lion's 6-year-old son was shot and killed by a big-game trophy hunter in western Zimbabwe earlier this month, according to a source familiar with the hunt.
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