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Space Shuttle Discovery Lands For Last Time

npr.org — The Space Shuttle Discovery returned to Earth earlier Wednesday for the last time. It was the final flight for Discovery as NASA winds down its shuttle program with just two more scheduled flights this year. Copyright © 2011 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use.

Brazilian Police Move In On Sunday's World Cup Protesters

npr.org — There had been concern in the lead-up to the World Cup that the protests in Brazil would get worse as the tournament went on. But that didn't happen - until the final protest on Sunday turned violent.

Rio's Statue Is Restored, But Brazil Team's Redemption Still Ahead

wnyc.org — Restoration work on Rio's famed "Christ the Redeemer" statue is now complete. But can Brazil get redemption after not making it to the World Cup finals?

Rio's Statue Is Restored, But Brazil Team's Redemption Still Ahead

npr.org — Restoration work on Rio's famed "Christ the Redeemer" statue is now complete. But can Brazil get redemption from not making it to the World Cup finals?

World Cup: How one American referee is making history

scpr.org — The United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger. FIFA selected Geiger to be on the officiating crew of the high-stakes match. It's the first time a U.S.

The One American On The Field At Today's World Cup Semifinal

wbur.org — The United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger. FIFA selected Geiger to be on the officiating crew of the high-stakes match. It's the first time a U.S.

The One American On The Field At Today's World Cup Semifinal

kcur.org — The United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the

The One American On The Field At Today's World Cup Semifinal

wabe.org — The United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the

The One American On The Field At Today's World Cup Semifinal

npr.org — The United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger. FIFA selected Geiger to be on the officiating crew of the high-stakes match. It's the first time a U.S.

Want To Eat Brazilian Food At The World Cup? Please Step Outside.

wbur.org — The stadiums of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil are all different, constructed to reflect the region. Natal's arena has a wavy beach dune style, while the stadium in Manaus looks like a woven basket. Inside those stadiums, however, you'd never know you're in Brazil.
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@KathyRandall @nprnews @tamarakeithNPR @selenasd The online comments in the story are really illuminating. Make sure you add yours!

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Spotted on a roadside sign: "Mars is the only plant we know of populated solely by robots." @planetdr @MarsCuriosity

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Tamara Keith (@tamarakeithNPR) sounds like a Kardashian sister? Uhm. Don't think so! n.pr/1r1sAMxc

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