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World Cup Fans Clean Up After Themselves

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All-You-Can-Eat Was Too Much

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President Trump keeps insisting falsely that the only way to stop family separations at the border is for Congress to act, but Congress can't seem to figure out how to make that happen, David.

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President Trump and administration officials are walking a fine line on family separation at the border.

They argue they don't like the policy, but that their hands are tied — and instead are pointing fingers at Congress to "fix" it.

There may be good reason for that — the policy (and it is a Trump administration policy, despite the Homeland Security secretary's claims to the contrary) is unpopular.

Each World Cup, the sportswear giant Adidas designs an official ball to be used in the tournament.

NBA Moves Into E-Sports

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Voters in Washington, D.C., have approved a ballot measure that would eliminate tipped wages. This initiative is part of a national campaign to raise restaurant workers' pay across the country. NPR's Shannon Van Sant reports.

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Principal Mary Ann Hale dreads weekends.

By the time Fridays roll around, 74-year-old Hale, a principal at West Elementary School in McArthur, Ohio, is overcome with worry, wondering whether her students will survive the couple of days away from school.

Too many children in this part of Ohio's Appalachian country live in unstable homes with a parent facing addiction. For years, the community has struggled with opioids. Ohio had the second-highest number of drug overdose deaths per capita in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Today's headlines:

  • Gov. Reynolds condemns President Trump's China tariffs,
  • The River Bandits secure a playoff spot,
  • and a Chicagoland restaurant considers coming to the Quad Cities.

Today's forecast: a high of 80 degrees, with a 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms.

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