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After Boston Drops Olympic Bid, U.S. Committee Scrambles To Find New Choice  |   

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Andrew Zimbalist, author of Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, about cities' reluctance to host the Olympics.

Obama Administration Officials Take The 'Malign' Line On Iran   |   

'Malign' is the buzzword of the moment among administration officials to describe Iran's activities in the region. NPR takes a look at the use of the word.

Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots  |   

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.

Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr. Charged For Political Corruption  |   

Rep. Fattah, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, was indicted Wednesday over alleged involvement in a scheme that included bribery, illegal use of campaign contributions and theft of charitable funds.

Senate Republicans Raise Concerns About Lifting Iran Economic Sanctions  |   

Senate Republicans expressed skepticism about the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, including concern that the deal would allow Iran to acquire missiles and conventional arms in the coming years.