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Trump Says He'd Vouch For A$AP Rocky Amid Growing Demands For The Rapper's Release

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The American entertainer has been detained in Sweden since July 3, after an altercation in Stockholm. Celebrities, Twitter and a GoFundMe petition are clamoring for him to be let go.

'I Didn't Think It Was Possible': North Carolina City Rings In Its 1st LGBTQ Pride

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Organizer Laura Bannister says no one should have to leave their community to celebrate LGBTQ pride. Despite some resistance from the community, the city was overwhelmed by the turnout.

How A 10-Year-Old Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To Earth

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Greg Force was just a boy when his father, the director of a NASA tracking station in Guam, called home with an important mission for him: To help the crew of Apollo 11 return safely to Earth.

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'Hero Rats' Arrive At Tacoma Zoo. Their Relatives Are Still Saving Lives.

Giant rats sound like something to be scared of, perhaps. But the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington, thinks quite the opposite.

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Netflix Cuts Controversial Suicide Scene From '13 Reasons Why'

The show is centered around the suicide of a teenage girl, and the first season's finale shows her taking her own life. Several organizations raised concerns that it could romanticize suicide.

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A Bug's Life: Remembering The Classic Volkswagen Beetle

The last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line in Mexico this week. We remember the beloved automotive icon with stories from our listeners.

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Wallowa County’s OK Theater Marks Centennial

Live performances by national touring acts and Oregon favorites headline the Enterprise landmark's birthday party.

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'Pose' Choreographer Creates A Safe Space — On The Runway

Twiggy Pucci Garçon got her start competing at drag balls — now, she's the runway routine choreographer for the FX show Pose, which celebrates ball culture in New York City in the '80s and '90s.

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Bet On The Bot: AI Beats The Professionals At 6-Player Texas Hold 'Em

Six-player Texas Hold 'em has been too tough for a machine to master — until now. A bot named Pluribus crushed some of the world's best poker players using brash and unorthodox strategies.

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The Best Medicine: Decoding The Hidden Meanings Of Laughter

This week, a scientific look at what makes us laugh. Here's a hint — a lot of it isn't funny. We talk to neuroscientist (and stand up comedian) Sophie Scott.

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Bye-bye, Herbie: Tell Us About Your VW Beetle

The last Volkswagen Beetle has rolled off the assembly line in Puebla, Mexico, and we're feeling nostalgic. Tell us your favorite VW Beetle memory!

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Eastern Oregon University Writing Program Is Reborn — With Fishtrap's Help

EOU and Fishtrap join forces to help writers dig deep on ecology and community issues.

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Netflix Promises To Quit Smoking On (Most) Original Programming

The streaming content giant said it will stop showing smoking or e-cigarette use in future shows unless it is "essential." New research finds tobacco imagery on popular shows has skyrocketed.