Ash Carter Shares Lessons From His 'Lifetime Of Leadership' In The Pentagon

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Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on what goes on behind the five walls of the Pentagon and what he sees as threats now.

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Week In The News: Migrant Centers, Trump And July Fourth, Census Citizenship Question

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Trump's July Fourth extravaganza. DOJ reverses course on census citizenship question. DHS watchdog blasts conditions at migrant centers. The roundtable is here.

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California Bill Moves To Ban Mini Hotel Toiletry Bottles

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The bill would replace the bottles with dispensers or bottles larger than 12 ounces.

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Trove Of Archival Footage Helps National Geographic Doc Tell Story Of Apollo Missions

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The new National Geographic documentary "Apollo: Missions to the Moon" examines the Apollo program using archival footage including NASA film, local TV reports and home movies.

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Willie Nelson: The 'Fresh Air' Interviews

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Nelson, now 86, spoke to Fresh Air in 1996 and again in 2006 about music and why he never quite fit in as a country star. Plus, Ken Tucker reviews Nelson's new album, Ride Me Back Home.

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Hiring Rebounds In June As Employers Add 224,000 Jobs

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Job growth rebounded strongly last month as employers added 224,000 jobs. That followed a disappointing May when employers added just 72,000 jobs.

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Netflix Hit 'Stranger Things' Returns For 3rd Season

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NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the third season improves on the second by returning to the tight pacing and character dynamics that originally made the show a success.

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Trump Faces Court Deadline On Citizenship Question

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President Trump has been mounting a renewed push this week to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last week.

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Criminal Justice Overhaul Sparks Backlash In Seattle

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Seattle's progressive approach to prosecuting homeless people who commit serious crimes is creating a backlash. Many want more aggressive prosecutions of violent mentally ill people.

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Colorado Invests Millions In Wildfire Response

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Colorado saw its most destructive wildfire season in years in 2018. It's predicted that wildfires in the state will become even more destructive as the climate changes.

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Military Spouses Continue Fight To End 'Widow's Tax'

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Spouses of fallen U.S. service members are facing financial burdens that aren't likely to go away unless Congress takes action on what's known as the "widow's tax."

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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California, Rattling Large Swath Of State

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Officials did not immediately report any deaths or major injuries in connection with the earthquake.

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Aftershocks Continue In Wake Of Magnitude 6.4 Southern California Quake

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The earthquake struck near the town of Ridgecrest, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, and was the strongest to hit the region in 20 years.

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Remembering Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes Kor

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Kor forgave Nazis and founded CANDLES, or Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments Survivors. She died Thursday at 85.

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Social Media Buzz: Disney's New 'Little Mermaid' Casting; How Many Followers Makes You A Celebrity?

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Disney has announced that Halle Bailey will star in a live-action remake of "The Little Mermaid" and the news has sparked a conversation online about color-blind casting.

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