The USA Pro Cycle Challenge kicked off today in Colorado Springs with a 5.2 mile individual time trial….and, state wildlife officers have killed the black bear believed to be responsible for attacking two campers in separate incidents near Aspen.

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June 25, 2016 | NPR · The day after Solicitor General Donald Verrilli announced he was stepping down, he sat down with NPR’s Nina Totenberg to reflect on his five years as the government’s chief advocate.
 

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June 25, 2016 | NPR · It can be a lot of fun taking those back-of-the-magazine personality tests. But tests may be less fun when they are used by employers to make big life decisions on hiring and job performance.
 

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June 25, 2016 | NPR · There are deep parallels between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the “Brexit” movement and nationalist parties across Europe.
 

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June 24, 2016 | NPR · Every answer in this final round contains a word that is also a feeling or emotion. If we said, “It’s an app where avians are flung across the screen at piggies,” you’d answer, “Angry Birds.”
 

June 24, 2016 | NPR · Jeff Goldblum and Maika Monroe from Independence Day: Resurgence discuss the challenges of acting with CGI aliens. Plus, they play a game based on an infamous speech from Independence Day.
 

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June 24, 2016 | WXPN · The genre-defining singer joined World Cafe in 2002 for a career-spanning conversation.
 

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June 24, 2016 | WXPN · Join in a listening session for Young’s new live album, Earth, which also features field recordings of natural sounds.
 

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June 24, 2016 | NPR · The influential keyboardist and composer had been diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer. Worrell was a key member of Parliament-Funkadelic and played with the Talking Heads.
 

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