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Speed, a 150-year-old Galapagos tortoise, has died at the San Diego Zoo. Tommy Owens, lead keeper at the zoo's reptile department, says Speed helped preserve his species and gave generations contact with a rare animal.
NPR's Robert Siegel took a drive through West Miami with Marco Rubio in 2009 before he was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Encore performance of a song by NPR's Adam Cole about Lonesome George, celebrity tortoise. This story originally aired Jan. 11, 2015 on All Things Considered.
European leaders met Monday in a last-ditch effort to keep Greece from defaulting on loan payments that are due soon. There was no resolution, but both sides will reconvene later this week.
NPR's Melissa Block interviews Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy on the second anniversary of the president's Climate Action Plan.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with South Carolina State Rep. Doug Brannon, who says he will file a bill next session to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol grounds.