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Surfers Head Inland To Compete On Machine-Made California Waves

At Surf Ranch, built by 11-time World Surf League Champion Kelly Slater, waves are made by a machine, perfectly engineered for surfing.

Mueller Probe Update

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to investigative reporter Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post to discuss this week’s developments in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.

The Consequences Of Cleaning Up The Anacostia River

The Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., has long been one of the most polluted in the country. Now the river is getting much cleaner and attracting development that not everyone is welcoming.

Gun Control Activists Protest NRA In Dallas

Gun control advocates are protesting in Dallas, responding to Friday’s addresses by President Trump and Vice President Pence at the NRA convention in town.

A New Church Will Rise After A Shooting Shakes The Community

A new church is rising in Sutherland Springs, Texas, six months after a gunman killed more than two dozen worshippers and left the small community struggling.

The Russia Investigations: Will Trump Give Mueller The Stiff Arm?

After another mind-bending week, the chances of a presidential interview with the team of Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller appear slimmer than ever.

Teachers Press DeVos; Questions About Koch Brothers’ Gifts To Universities

Plus an education-related settlement in the Philadelphia Starbucks controversy, in our weekly education roundup.

Hope For New DNA Leads In Zodiac Killer Case

The case has confounded police for 50 years but officials are optimistic they can using DNA databases, like the one used to arrest the Golden State Killer suspect, to identify the infamous killer.

4 Accusers Sue Taekwondo Champion Brothers For Alleged Sexual Abuse

For nearly two decades, Steven and Jean Lopez were the undisputed champions of USA Taekwondo. Last month, Jean Lopez was banned from the sport for a pattern of sexual misconduct.

What The Kanye Controversy Can Teach Us About Black Voters

The reactions to Kanye West’s noisy rightward lurch illustrate some important dynamics about black voting behavior and why a country with many black conservatives has so few black Republicans.

National Rifle Association Member Discusses President Trump’s Speech At Meeting

President Trump addressed National Rifle Association members in Dallas Friday at the group’s annual meeting. NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with NRA member Liston Matthews who was in the room for the president’s speech, for his impressions.

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