"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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Josh Hamilton's Remarkable Story Continues: Four Home Runs In One Game

May 9, 2012
Originally published on May 9, 2012 11:14 am

It's incredible enough that Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton hit four home runs in one game Tuesday night — something that's only been done by 15 other major league players.

But he came pretty close to hitting five, which no player has ever done in a single game, according to the Baseball Almanac. In the fifth inning, Hamilton's long line drive to center field "one-hopped the wall for a [ground rule] double," as the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Foul Territory blog says.

And on top of all that, there's the compelling story of Hamilton's struggle with addictions. As ESPN.com writes:

"He went from first round draft pick in 1999 by Tampa Bay to out of baseball all together because of drug and alcohol addiction.

"He recovered and returned to the majors in 2007 with Cincinnati, and was traded to the Texas, where he has become a star — the AL MVP in 2010 — while still battling his addiction. He had a relapse before this season, but is off to a torrid start."

We noted Hamilton's pre-season relapse back in February.

After Tuesday's game, he had this to say:

"Understanding that what I'm doing and what God's allowed me to do coming back from everything I went through and allowing me to play the game at the level I play it, it's pretty amazing to think about."

And who has hit four homes in one game? Here's the list, via the Baseball Almanac:

-- Bobby Lowe; Boston Beaneaters; May 30, 1894.
-- Ed Delahanty; Philadelphia Phillies; July 13, 1896.
-- Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees; June 3, 1932.
-- Chuck Klein; Philadelphia Phillies; July 10, 1936 (10-inning game).

-- Patt Seerey; Chicago White Sox; July 18, 1948 (11 innings).
-- Gil Hodges; Brooklyn Dodgers; Aug. 31, 1950.
-- Joe Adcock; Milwaukee Braves; July 31, 1954.
-- Rocky Colavito; Cleveland Indians; June 10, 1959.

-- Willie Mays; San Francisco Giants; April 30, 1961.
-- Mike Schmidt; Philadelphia Phillies; Aug. 17, 1976 (10 innings).
-- Bob Horner; Atlanta Braves; July 6, 1986.
-- Mark Whiten; St. Louis Cardinals; Sept. 7, 1993.

-- Mike Cameron; Seattle Mariners; May 2, 2002.
-- Shawn Green; Los Angeles Dodgers; May 23, 2002.
-- Carlos Delgado; Toronto Blue Jays; Sept. 25, 2003.
-- Josh Hamilton; Texas Rangers; May 8, 2012.

By the way, the Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles last night by a score of 10-3. And here's something for you trivia buffs: Each of Hamilton's dingers scored two runs — and each time the same player was on base at the time. It was Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus.

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