"O Canada," the national anthem of our neighbors up north, comes in two official versions — English and French. They share a melody, but differ in meaning.

Let the record show: neither of those lyrics contains the phrase "all lives matter."

But at the 2016 All-Star Game, the song got an unexpected edit.

At Petco Park in San Diego, one member of the Canadian singing group The Tenors — by himself, according to the other members of the group — revised the anthem.

School's out, and a lot of parents are getting through the long summer days with extra helpings of digital devices.

How should we feel about that?

Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. They are still looking for a fourth suspect in the alleged plot, NPR's Greg Allen reports.

"Police say the thefts were at a Baton Rouge pawn shop early Saturday morning," Greg says. "One person was arrested at the scene. Since then, two others have been arrested and six of the eight stolen handguns have been recovered. Police are still looking for one other man."

A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

The Philippines brought the case to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, objecting to China's claims to maritime rights in the disputed waters. The tribunal agreed that China had no legal authority to claim the waters, and was infringing on the sovereign rights of the Philippines.

Donald Trump is firing back at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she made disparaging comments about him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb" comments about the candidate. Trump ended his tweet with "Her mind is shot - resign!":

Donald Trump wrapped up his public tryout of potential vice presidential candidates in Indiana Tuesday night with Gov. Mike Pence giving the final audition.

The Indiana governor's stock as Trump's possible running mate is believed to be on the rise, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich also atop the list. Sources tell NPR the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is close to making a decision, which he's widely expected to announce by Friday.

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The unassuming hero of Jonas Karlsson's clever, Kafkaesque parable is the opposite of a malcontent. Despite scant education, a limited social life, and no prospects for success as it is usually defined, he's that rarity, a most happy fella with an amazing ability to content himself with very little. But one day, returning to his barebones flat from his dead-end, part-time job at a video store, he finds an astronomical bill from an entity called W.R.D. He assumes it's a scam. Actually, it is more sinister-- and it forces him to take a good hard look at his life and values.

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Double Agent In Underwear Bomb Plot Produced Intelligence Coups

May 9, 2012
Originally published on May 9, 2012 3:09 pm

More details are emerging about the plot to put another "underwear bomber" aboard a U.S.-bound passenger jet and what the CIA says was its successful foiling of the operation:

As NPR's Dina Temple-Raston reported on Morning Edition:

-- The double agent who authorities say infiltrated al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and ended up handing over to the FBI the bomb that AQAP wanted him to wear aboard a U.S.-bound flight, also gave American officials the information that led to a drone strike in Yemen on Sunday that killed Fahd al-Quso. He's one of the men linked to the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.

-- One of other major intelligence "coups" from the operation that thwarted AQAP's plan is the bomb itself, which is now being studied. "It's a lot easier to analyze a bomb when it's intact," rather than after an explosion, Dina told Morning Edition host David Greene.

-- American officials haven't ruled out the possibility that there may be another of the latest generation underwear bombs out there. The double agent likely wouldn't know if other operations were underway, Dina said. But, she added, there's "no indication" that there are other bombs.

The New York Times adds that "officials said Tuesday night that the risk to the [double] agent and his relatives had now been 'mitigated,' evidently by moving both him and his family to safe locations."

Reuters, meanwhile, looks at Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri — the Saudi-born bombmaker who's believed to have made what's been described as the form-fitting, briefs-like underwear bomb that is now in the FBI's hands.

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