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Years After 'The Killing Moon,' Echo & The Bunnymen Still At It
The band Echo & The Bunnymen has released its first new album in five years, called Meteorites. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with frontman Ian McCulloch about the release.
Six Israeli Youths Arrested In Death Of Palestinian Teen
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to reporter Daniel Estrin about the latest out of Israel. Estrin spoke to the murdered Palestinian teen's American cousin, who was beaten and put under house arrest.
Increasing Use Of Oil Trains Inspires Backlash From States
It's been a year since a train carrying crude oil exploded near a town in Quebec, killing nearly 50. The accident drew attention to the use of railroads to ship crude from North Dakota to the coasts.
The Life And Death Of 'The Internet's Own Boy'
Programmer and activist Aaron Swartz was a "complex person," says filmmaker Brian Knappenberger. He tells Swartz's story, including his legal battle and suicide, in a new documentary.
6 Jewish Youths Arrested In Palestinian Teen's Death
The killing sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Arab Israeli towns throughout Israel — raising fears of another Palestinian uprising. Officials say the autopsy shows the boy was burned alive.
Djokovic, Kvitova Crowned Wimbledon Champions
Novak Djokovic won his first Wimbledon championship in three years beating Roger Federer. Petra Kvitova won the women's singles final. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Wertheim of Sport's Illustrated.
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