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July 6, 2015 | NPR · Condemned to death, Dzhokhar Tsnarnaev filed a preliminary motion Monday for a new trial, reportedly seeking to overturn both his conviction and his death sentence.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · The last thing the GOP wants is to be seen as an anti-immigrant, anti-gay and anti-science. The party has vowed to reform since President Obama’s re-election, but change is proving hard.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · “Good people with the best of intentions … can get things terribly, terribly wrong,” says legal scholar Adam Benforado. His book, Unfair, explores the intrinsic flaws of the American justice system.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · Summer and suspense fiction go together like the Fourth of July and firecrackers. Book critic Maureen Corrigan recommends four books that are deadly accurate in their aim to entertain.
 

July 6, 2015 | NPR · Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren’t as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · Insomnia takes a turn for the terrifying in the electronic pop duo’s latest video.
 

July 6, 2015 | WXPN · The former backup singers have teamed up with The Dap-Kings to release an album called Look Closer.
 

July 6, 2015 | KEXP · The Edmonton band dazzles like a pair of gemstones, even in the jewel-box-sized KEXP studio.
 

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