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And I'm David Greene in Moscow. You know, so much of the news in Washington points right here to the Russian capital. It's one reason we're spending the next few days here.

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The perspectives we're hearing this morning on Comey's testimony includes Senator Angus King of Maine, who's an independent caucusing with the Democrats.

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Los Angeles, Paris Bid For 2024 Olympics

Jun 8, 2017

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Former FBI Adviser On Comey Testimony

Jun 8, 2017

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A Musical Opus In A Single Note

Jun 8, 2017

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Nikki Haley Visits Israel, Talks Down U.N.

Jun 8, 2017

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is in Jerusalem. There she met Israeli leaders who are angry with the way the U.N. treats Israel, and Haley agrees. NPR's Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem.

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Here is some of the sound captured around Iran's Parliament building, where authorities say four gunmen attacked today.

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Georgia's 6th Congressional District in the suburbs north of Atlanta was once held by former Speaker Newt Gingrich. Its most recent occupant, HHS Secretary Tom Price, resigned to join President Trump's Cabinet.

Both Republicans and Democrats see the June 20 special election to replace Price as a possible bellwether of what's to come in 2018.

And they are spending.

Nearly $30 million has been raised by the candidates and outside groups in a race that now comes down to two finalists: 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel, 55.

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At long last, Bob Dylan has something to say about his Nobel Prize for Literature. When the award was announced, the singer did not comment for weeks, and then he didn't show up for the official ceremony.

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We're following a trend that resembles medical tourism, you know, where people travel somewhere interesting to get medical care.

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Switzerland School Offers Klingon Lessons

Jun 6, 2017

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