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Far-Right And Leftist Groups Demonstrate In Portland

Events remained primarily peaceful between protesters and counterprotesters, with police mostly keeping groups separated.

Pokémon World Championships In Washington, D.C.

It’s the final day of the 2019 Pokémon World Championships. The world’s best Pokémon players are competing in Washington, D.C., for a share of $500,000 in prize money.

Stacey Abrams Talks New 2020 Voter Protection Initiative

Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams tells NPR’s Michel Martin about her efforts to extend voter protection programs.

Critics Say Trump Administration Is Weakening Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration is changing how the Endangered Species Act is applied. Critics say it will limit consideration of climate change, but others question if there will be any impact at all.

Their ‘Tough’ Mom Was Also The Navy’s 1st Asian American Woman Officer

Susan Ahn Cuddy didn’t fit the 1950s housewife mold. For one, she was an expert in air combat tactics. It wasn’t until after her death in 2015 that her kids understood the full extent of her legacy.

Teaching To Protect The Hopi Language

Hopi is an endangered language. The Hopi Nation in Arizona is working to preserve it with a summer program that teaches the language to preschoolers and, in some cases, to their parents.

Fighting Seagulls In Ocean City, N.J.

Seagulls have gotten aggressive on the boardwalk in Ocean City, N.J. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to local business owner Randy Levchuk about a new plan to tame the gulls.

Hundreds Mourn El Paso Shooting Victim

Margie Reckard was one of 22 people killed in the Walmart shootings in El Paso, Texas. Her husband, Antonio Basco, said he had no other family and invited the public to attend.

Chicago’s Underground Snow Cone Economy

On Chicago’s West Side, from the first hot day of spring until the end of summer, snow cone and candy stands sprout up to form a sweet, underground summertime economy.

Government Checks Addresses To Prepare For Census

Census Bureau workers are spreading out across the U.S. to make sure they have a list of every home address for next year’s head count. Getting left out could lead to an inaccurate 2020 census.

Mississippi River Flooding’s Impact On Commercial Fishing

The Mississippi River is continuing to flood and all that water is devastating oyster harvests downstream. It’s bad and getting worse.

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