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  • 5:49am Jun 21, 2017
    Music Music

    Rapper Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dies At 42

    Prodigy (born Albert Johnson) was one half of the hip-hop duo Mobb Deep with rapper and producer Havoc. He died at age 42 of complications from sickle cell disease.
  • 5:49am Jun 21, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election

    Republican Karen Handel has won the special congressional election in Georgia. It was the most expensive House race ever and disappointed Democrats' hopes for an upset.
  • 5:49am Jun 21, 2017
    World News World News

    Duterte Political Opponent Jailed In Philippines

    More than 7,000 people have died after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte started a brutal war on drugs, and one prominent politician who is critical of Duterte now sits in jail.
  • 5:31am Jun 21, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Georgia And How Voters Are Responding To Trump

    Steve Inskeep speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about the Republican win in the Georgia special election and what it says about the broader U.S. electorate.
  • 5:31am Jun 21, 2017

    Costa Rican Wasps Beware

    Speaking on television, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis calmly swallowed a wasp when it came at his face. He said it was "pure protein."
  • 5:26am Jun 21, 2017

    Ohio Couple More Generous Than Intended

    Goodwill workers found a bag full of $100,000 in a donated box of clothes. Workers returned the money to the donors, who didn't realize they had included their down payment on a house.