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Israel-Lebanon Border Escalation, Ukraine Peace Summit, Military Healthcare Deserts

Cross border fighting intensifies between Israel and Iranian-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon as the Israeli military pauses daytime military operations in Southern Gaza's Rafah city. 80 of the 90 countries at a peace summit in Switzerland called on Russia to respect Ukraine's territorial integrity. And, An NPR Ivestigation finds that 50% of US military bases are located in areas where healthcare is hard to find.

Israel-Lebanon Border Escalation, Ukraine Peace Summit, Military Healthcare Deserts

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The Sunday Story: Roy Wood Jr. on the Road to Rickwood

What does a comedian know about baseball? And what can America's oldest baseball field tell us about the civil rights movement?

The Sunday Story: Roy Wood Jr. on the Road to Rickwood

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Supreme Court Scuttles Bump Stock Ban, Ukraine Peace Summit, Latest on Bird Flu

The U.S. Supreme Court of Friday tossed out a ban on bump stocks - modifications that make semi-automatic rifles work more like machine guns. Also Ukraine is hosting a peace summit in Switzerland, but some key players, including Russia, will not be there. Plus, a series of new reports released this week tell us more about the bird flu is speading through cattle in the U.S..

Supreme Court Scuttles Bump Stock Ban, Ukraine Peace Summit, Latest on Bird Flu

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SCOTUS Tosses Mifepristone Case, Telsa Shareholders Vote, Healthcare Cyberattacks

The commonly used abortion pill Mifepristone will stay on the market after the Supreme Court disqualified a case aimed at limiting access to the pill. Despite an ongoing court challenge, Telsa shareholders overwhelmingly vote to reinstate a massive pay package for CEO Elon Musk. And the White House announced a partnership with Microsoft and Google to help secure vulnerable healthcare systems in America.

SCOTUS Tosses Mifepristone Case, Telsa Shareholders Vote, Healthcare Cyberattacks

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Biden At G7 Summit, Israel Hamas Negotiations, Microsoft Cybersecurity

President Biden meets with leaders of the largest economies at the G7 Summit in Italy where they'll discuss the world's most pressing issues including the wars in Ukraine and Gaza. Mediators are working to close a ceasefire deal in Gaza after Hamas proposed amendments to the US backed proposal. And, Microsoft's president is testifying before the House Homeland Security Committee as ProPublica publishes an investigation into the company's security practices around 2020's SolarWinds cyber hack.

Biden At G7 Summit, Israel Hamas Negotiations, Microsoft Cybersecurity

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Hunter Biden Conviction Aftermath, Garland Contempt Vote, Inflation Report

President Biden says he will respect the judicial process after his son Hunter was convicted on three felony charges. Meanwhile, Republicans are going after the head of the justice department, the House will vote today on a resolution to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over recording of President Biden's interview with prosecutors on the mishandling of classified documents. And, inflation numbers are out today and it looks like people will have to wait a little longer for interest rates to cool.

Hunter Biden Conviction Aftermath, Garland Contempt Vote, Inflation Report

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Lebanon-Israel Border Escalation, Southern Baptist Convention, Siri's AI Upgrade

Cross border attacks between Israel and Lebanon are intensifying as Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Israeli leaders to push for a ceasefire deal in Gaza. The country's largest Protestant group gathers for its annual meeting. The Southern Baptist convention will vote on a number of key issues including banning women pastors and IVF fertility among other issues churches are facing. And, Siri is getting an AI upgrade after Apple announced a deal with ChatGPT.

Lebanon-Israel Border Escalation, Southern Baptist Convention, Siri's AI Upgrade

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Israel-Gaza Latest, EU Elections Results, Hunter Biden Trial

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in the Middle East to push president Biden's ceasefire deal amid international outrage over Israel's mission that rescued four hostages and killed more than 270 Palestinians in Gaza. European election results are in, and some of the biggest countries in the EU are swinging to the right. Also, Hunter Biden's defense will present their case as the felony gun trial of the president's son continues.

Israel-Gaza Latest, EU Elections Results, Hunter Biden Trial

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The Sunday Story: Video Game Economics (It's Not Play Money)

Can you get a college scholarship for playing video games? Are they becoming more accessible? Will forever games really last... forever? Wailin Wong, co-host of The Indicator from Planet Money, joins us to discuss the economics of gaming and efforts to make the industry sustainable in the wake of mass layoffs.

The Sunday Story: Video Game Economics (It's Not Play Money)

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Tough New Immigration Policy, Heavy SCOTUS Caseload, State of U.S. Economy Now

A series of new executive actions are aimed at improving security at the southern border, we'll tell you how the changes are being received at the border. Also, it's June, usually around the time the U.S. Supreme Court goes into recess - but justices still have 16 fairly major cases to consider - that's a lot. And, we'll check in on the health of the U.S. economy, looking at barometers like inflation, mortgage rates, and employment numbers.

Tough New Immigration Policy, Heavy SCOTUS Caseload, State of U.S. Economy Now

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