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A House panel is looking into the massive data breach revealed earlier this month that affected millions of current and former federal workers. As a result of the hack, the Obama administration has ordered what its calling a "30-day cybersecurity sprint" to better protect federal information. Is it window dressing or something substantive?
The FBI is investigating an alleged hack by members of the St. Louis Cardinals organization against a rival now working for the Houston Astros. The teams say they're cooperating with federal officials.
Pharmacists in California will soon be able to prescribe birth control. While some doctors' groups are skeptical, lawmakers say pharmacists can fill a need for primary care providers, especially in rural areas.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rutgers University professor Khadijah White and Allyson Hobbs, who wrote a book about the history of racial passing, about the former head of the NAACP in Spokane, Wash.
NPR's Melissa Block talks with Richard Justice, a correspondent for, about the FBI investigation into the St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly hacking the Houston Astros.
NPR Books is focusing on romance novels this summer. And our recommendations are not so-called "bodice rippers" or historical romances — they're contemporary.