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Jeb Bush’s Wealth Skyrocketed After Leaving Governor’s Office

By Jessica Taylor

Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever for a presidential candidate — show Bush earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

Peru’s Pitmasters Bury Their Meat In The Earth, Inca-Style

By Ina Yang

Step up your summer grilling game by re-creating the ancient Peruvian way of cooking meat underground in your own backyard. It’s called pachamanca, and it yields incredibly moist and smoky …read more

Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

Chris Christie Becomes 14th Republican Presidential Candidate

By Mara Liasson

With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race, there are now 14 Republican candidates for president. Two more are expected to join by the end of July.

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

Debate Begins: New OT Rules Will Raise Wages — Or Kill Jobs

By Marilyn Geewax

The Labor Department plans to change a rule so that 5 million more Americans will be able to collect overtime pay. Business groups say the change will hurt hiring, but …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton’s Email Controversy Matter?

By Tamara Keith

The State Department will release another set of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The email issue may dog the Democratic candidate for her entire …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies

By Nadia Whitehead

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the English and their social tea traditions. What time are they each at, anyways? But don’t fret. The Salt is here to offer guidance.

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Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

NASA Signs Scientific and Education Agreements with Brazil

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) President José Raimundo Braga Coelho have signed agreements to further research into heliophysics and space weather and to enhance global climate …read more

Source:: Nasa News

      

Export-Import Bank Set To Expire At Midnight After Congress Fails To Act

By Peter Overby

The Export-Import Bank, which helps to finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed Congressional reapproval by June 30, but Congress didn’t act. Now the bank is living on borrowed time, …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theatre

By Mandalit DelBarco

Misty Copeland has been promoted to top dancer at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre in New York. She is the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s history.

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Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

Export-Import Bank Set To Expire At Midnight After Congress Fails To Act

By Peter Overby

The Export-Import Bank, which helps to finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed Congressional reapproval by June 30, but Congress didn’t act. Now the bank is living on borrowed time, …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

By Matt Katz

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his bid for the White House on Tuesday becoming the 14th Republican to enter the race. No other candidate has seen a steeper decline …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

By Matt Katz

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his bid for the White House on Tuesday becoming the 14th Republican to enter the race. No other candidate has seen a steeper decline …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

By Scott Horsley

President Obama sought to downplay any major impact the Greek debt crisis could have on the U.S. economy. He spoke at a news conference with the president of Brazil and …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

Obama Proposes Expanding Overtime Pay To Nearly 5 Million Workers

By Yuki Noguchi

The White House is proposing new rules that will boost the number of people eligible to receive overtime pay. The rules are facing opposition from the retail and restaurant industries.

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

Obama Proposes Expanding Overtime Pay To Nearly 5 Million Workers

By Yuki Noguchi

The White House is proposing new rules that will boost the number of people eligible to receive overtime pay. The rules are facing opposition from the retail and restaurant industries.

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

California Governor Signs School Vaccination Law

By Lucy Perkins

Starting July 1, 2016, all children enrolled in public or private schools or day cares in the state must be vaccinated, regardless of parents’ religious and other personal beliefs.

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

NASA Astronaut Preps for First Space Station Mission, Available for Media Interviews

NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who is making final preparations for his launch next month on his first mission to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews …read more

Source:: Nasa News

      

How A Stolen Backpack In Casablanca Inspired A Novel About Shifting Idenity

The main character in Vendela Vida’s new novel is alone in Morocco when her bag with her passport and credit cards is stolen. Vida says The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty …read more

Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

3 things on tap in Tosa: a New York-style deli, a Thai food explosion and Lucky space

By Alison Bauter

Between sushi, matzo balls and beer, there’s lots on the menu for Wauwatosa’s Plan Commission, which soon takes its first look at plans for a new Asian fusion restaurant, a …read more

Source:: Local News

      

3 things on tap in Tosa: a New York-style deli, a Thai food explosion and Lucky space

By Alison Bauter

Between sushi, matzo balls and beer, there’s lots on the menu for Wauwatosa’s Plan Commission, which soon takes its first look at plans for a new Asian fusion restaurant, a …read more

Source:: Local News

      

After 25 Years, A Comics Publisher Pauses To Collect And Reflect

By Glen Weldon

A massive new anthology collects the impressive and varied work of the Montreal-based publisher Drawn And Quarterly, whose comics and graphic novels represent a deeply human kind of storytelling.

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Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

Chris Christie Declares His Candidacy For President

By Brian Naylor

New Jersey’s Republican governor says he is ready “to fight for the people of the United States of America.”

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

Featured Designer: Heavy Weight Illustrator Justin Mezzel

By CrazyLeaf Editorial

Featured Designer: Heavy Weight Illustrator Justin Mezzel

Today’s featured designer is UI/UX and illustrator Justin Mezzel from Florida. Captivating audiences everyday with his unique style of art.

I’ve been obsessed with Justin’s unique work for more than a …read more

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Featured Designer: Heavy Weight Illustrator Justin Mezzel

By CrazyLeaf Editorial

Featured Designer: Heavy Weight Illustrator Justin Mezzel

Today’s featured designer is UI/UX and illustrator Justin Mezzel from Florida. Captivating audiences everyday with his unique style of art.

I’ve been obsessed with Justin’s unique work for more than a …read more

Source:: Crazy Leaf

      

‘Jiggery-Pokery': The Justices Have A Punny Way With Words

By Lauren Leatherby

This term it was “ask the nearest hippie” and “what chumps!” Here are some other times phrases like that have added color to Supreme Court opinions.

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

A Lyrical Coming Of Age Tale In ‘Bird Hill’

By Michael Schaub

Naomi Jackson’s first novel follows a pair of Brooklyn sisters sent to live in their mother’s small Barbados hometown. Critic Michael Schaub says “it’s not a perfect book, but it’s …read more

Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

Jeb Bush To Release 33 Years Of Tax Returns

By Domenico Montanaro

Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., will release decades of tax returns Tuesday on the same day Hillary Clinton emails are set to be released and when Chris Christie announces his …read more

Source:: NPR Politics

      

5 Things You Should Know About Chris Christie

By Jessica Taylor

The New Jersey governor has seen his political stock fall, but he’ll try to begin anew with his official presidential announcement on Tuesday at his high school alma mater.

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Source:: NPR Politics

      

‘Philosopher Kings’ Leaves Plato’s Republic Far Behind

By Amal El-Mohtar

The second volume of Jo Walton’s trilogy about the creation of a real-world Republic picks up 30 years after events of the first book. Reviewer Amal El-Mohtar says it’s an …read more

Source:: NPR Art & Culture

      

Mac’n’cheese brats, and more: New and old foods of Summerfest 2015

By Alison Bauter

Girl overheard at Summerfest (shouting): “Mac’n’cheese brats?!”

Yes, mac’n’cheese brats. They’re one of several interesting items on this year’s menu at the world’s biggest music festival, which features longtime staples as …read more

Source:: Local News

      

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