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It's All Politics
5:57 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

Clinton Blames 'The Right' For Trust Attacks

Hillary Clinton spoke to CNN Tuesday.

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 7:12 pm

Hillary Clinton worked to paint herself as honest and trustworthy in her first national television interview of the 2016 campaign, blaming Republicans for damaging questions about her time at the State Department and her family's charitable foundation.

"This has been a theme that has been used against me and my husband for many, many years," the Democratic presidential hopeful told CNN's Brianna Keilar in Iowa, noting that she's been "subjected to the kind of constant barrage of attacks that are largely fomented by and coming from the right."

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5:32 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Kicks Off Victory Tour In L.A.

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Now to a victory tour that kicked off today in Los Angeles. The U.S. women's soccer team is back from Canada, gold trophy in hand, after dominating Japan in the World Cup final on Sunday. NPR's Nathan Rott took in the scene at the LA rally.

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The Two-Way
5:28 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

ISIS Supporter Moved To Jail After Box Cutter Found In His Halfway House Room

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:58 pm

There's been a setback for a Minnesota man who had been a test case for deradicalization in this country.

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The Two-Way
5:06 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

Carnival Expects to Begin Cruising To Cuba Next Year

Carnival Cruise Lines' main entrance of their office building in Miami. Carnival says it would become the first American cruise company to visit the Caribbean island nation since the 1960 trade embargo.
Alan Diaz AP

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:53 pm

Carnival Corp. says it has received permission from the U.S.

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Goats and Soda
4:57 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

How To Eliminate Extreme Poverty In 169 Not-So-Easy Steps

Street children sleep on a discarded mattress on a center island near a road crossing in Manila, Philippines, in April. After 15 years of the Millennium Development Goals, Asia as a region has had the fastest progress, reports the U.N., yet hundreds of millions of people there remain in extreme poverty.
Jay Directo AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 6:14 pm

In 2000 the world's leaders agreed on an ambitious plan to drastically reduce global poverty by 2015. Called the Millennium Development Goals, the targets spurred an unprecedented aid effort that brought lifesaving medicines and vaccines to millions of people and helped slash the share of people in the developing world who live in extreme poverty from 47 percent in 1990 to 14 percent today.

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