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'How To Survive The Bulls' Co-Author Gets Gored
On Wednesday, Bill Hillmann, one of the authors of Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona, was reportedly gored in the leg. His injuries were not life threatening.
New York City Considers Licensing Costumed Peformers
Lawmakers say too many people dress like Superman or other characters to pose for pictures with tourists, and then they demand money.
Gaza Residents Deal With Fourth Night Of Israeli Air Strikes
Steve Inskeep talks to Palestinian-American business consultant and political commentator Sami Abdel-Shafi about living in Gaza while under attack from Israel.
Germany Asks Top CIA Spy In Country To Leave
The move comes after German investigators discovered a second citizen suspected of spying for the U.S. Renee Montagne talks to James Bamford, who writes about U.N. intelligence agencies and the NSA.
NSA Implementing Fix To Prevent Snowden-Like Security Breach
A year after Edward Snowden's digital heist, the NSA's chief technology officer says steps have been taken to stop future incidents. But he says there's no way for the NSA to be entirely secure.
Advocates Keep Focus On Issues Outside World Cup Stadiums
What has the soccer tournament really cost Brazil? An overpass that was still under construction collapsed on a bus killing 2 people. And, opposition lawmakers want a probe into World Cup financing.
Ukrainian Army Takes Back Areas From Pro-Russian Separatists
As Ukraine begins the final push to regain control of the east of the country, the Kremlin has become very quiet. Professor Stephen Sestanovich talks to Renee Montagne about the shifting dynamics.
Israel's Rocket Defense System Performs Well During Gaza Escalation
Israel's military says its rocket defense system, known as Iron Dome, has kept the country safe from Hamas rockets. The missile shield system may have its critics, but Israelis are still proud.
Hottest Burger In Britain Burns 2 Journalists
Two journalists from a newspaper in Brighton, England, went to the hospital after sampling the Hot Chili Burger. The heat is in the sauce, which is rated about 3,000 times hotter than Tabasco sauce.
World Cup Broadcasting Rights Pay Off For ESPN, Univision
Renee Montagne talks to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal about the business of watching the World Cup. It's been a boon for ESPN and Univision even with limited advertising during the games.