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July 1, 2016 | NPR · The incident occurred Friday morning, when a 500-ton corvette that was sitting in a military harbor launched a supersonic missile that flew nearly 40 nautical miles.
 
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July 1, 2016 | NPR · The capacity of guns' magazines will now be limited to 10 bullets, and background checks will be required to buy ammunition. The new laws also target "straw purchasing" guns for other people.
 
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July 1, 2016 | NPR · The U.K. gives billions of pounds to the developing world. Will this benevolent spirit survive in the wake of Brexit?
 
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July 1, 2016 | NPR · Michael Phelps got a DUI, some bad press and time in rehab since the 2012 Olympics. And that helps explain why he decided to come out of retirement and compete in his fifth Summer Games.
 
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July 1, 2016 | NPR · Every week seems to bring unwelcome news in the run-up to the Olympics. This week, dismembered body parts washed up on a Rio beach. But how bad are things, really?
 

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July 1, 2016 | NPR · NPR's Robert Siegel uses a new documentary about film director Brian De Palma to talk to him about his career highs and lows, techniques, and how deeply he has been influenced by Alfred Hitchcock.
 
July 1, 2016 | NPR · NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Paul Farhi of the Washington Post about Gay Talese's new book, The Voyeur's Hotel. The credibility of the book, which follows a self-proclaimed sex researcher who bought a hotel to spy on his guests through ventilator windows, has been called into question after Farhi uncovered problems with Talese's story.
 
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July 1, 2016 | NPR · An appreciation of Olivia de Havilland — Gone With the Wind's last surviving cast member — on her 100th birthday.
 
July 1, 2016 | FA · Steven Spielberg's latest movie is an adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1982 children's book about a big friendly giant. Critic David Edelstein says the BFG is "pure joy" — especially in its second half.
 
July 1, 2016 | FA · John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of the band X discuss punk's early days. "Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there," Cervenka says. Originally broadcast May 2, 2016.
 

October 12, 2010

Amendment 61 Overview

Colorado voters will decide on three tax and spending measures on this November ballot that seek to cut billions of dollars from state and local governments. If passed, Amendment 61 would ban the state government from borrowing money and issuing bonds. Opponents say it would severely shut down infrastructure projects. As part of our series on the ballot questions, state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

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