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It's Time For Comic-Con!
The annual pop culture convention underway in San Diego is not just for comic books — it brings the biggest stars from film, television and books together with their fans to talk about upcoming, and vintage, work.
What's The Outlook For Nigerian Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram?
Renee Montagne talks with former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell for an update on the 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in April by the extremist group Boko Haram.
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have today's last word in business.
All Of The Major U.S. Airlines Report Strong 2nd-Quarter Earnings
For the first time in years, all of the major U.S. airlines are doing well. American Airlines Group said its second-quarter profits were the highest in the company's history. American only recently exited bankruptcy protection, so the results represent an impressive turnaround.
Renee Montagne has this morning's business news.
What A Common Core Lesson Sounds Like In A 10th-Grade English Class
The Common Core State Standards in literacy and math have generated lots of attention and controversy, but what do they look and sound like in a classroom? The NPR Ed team continues its summer series on the Core standards with a report from a 10th-grade English class.
'No Easy Answer': Ex-Baseball Manager La Russa On Legacy, Steroids
Tony La Russa, who won more games than any MLB manager in the past 60 years, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Links to steroids have kept notable players of his from getting that recognition.
Unknown Authors Make A Living Self-Publishing
Printing your own book used to be seen as a mark of failure. But now, there are many well-known independent authors who have made a fortune self-publishing online.
'Most Wanted Man' A Worthy Addition To Le Carre's Film Adaptations
The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
Cape Cod Residents Object As Mass. Governor Offers To House Migrant Kids
Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.