NASA has released the first picture of Jupiter taken since the Juno spacecraft went into orbit around the planet on July 4.

The picture was taken on July 10. Juno was 2.7 million miles from Jupiter at the time. The color image shows some of the atmospheric features of the planet, including the giant red spot. You can also see three of Jupiter's moons in the picture: Io, Europa and Ganymede.

The Senate is set to approve a bill intended to change the way police and health care workers treat people struggling with opioid addictions.

My husband and I once took great pleasure in preparing meals from scratch. We made pizza dough and sauce. We baked bread. We churned ice cream.

Then we became parents.

Now there are some weeks when pre-chopped veggies and a rotisserie chicken are the only things between us and five nights of Chipotle.

Parents are busy. For some of us, figuring out how to get dinner on the table is a daily struggle. So I reached out to food experts, parents and nutritionists for help. Here is some of their (and my) best advice for making weeknight meals happen.

"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 version 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 disparaged him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb political statements" 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.


Newport Jazz 2012: The Preview Mix

Jul 30, 2012
Originally published on August 7, 2012 10:52 am

The experience of going to the Newport Jazz Festival actually starts before you get there. The community of Newport sits at the tip of Rhode Island's Aquidneck Island — the exact festival location even more so — which means you're going to need to cross a big bridge or hop a boat. You'll probably pass through the old resort community of Newport, and by its massive oceanside mansions. It'll be about 75 degrees Fahrenheit, with a stabilizing ocean breeze. And then there's the music.

If you don't manage to traverse Narragansett Bay, this year NPR Music and its partners WBGO and WGBH will offer a live video webcast of the Newport Jazz Festival Aug. 4-5, then an archived recording. As a way of previewing this year's lineup, we've put together a collection of artists appearing at Newport 2012, from living legends to young phenoms. Wherever possible, we found recordings of the actual bands on the festival lineup, with a few classics some artists might just pull out of their arsenals as well.

You can hear a broader selection from all these artists on WBGO's HD2 and online stream The Jazz Bee. And once again, information about NPR Music's coverage from Newport is all at

Artists In This Mix:

3 Cohens (Yuval, Anat & Avishai) • Ambrose Akinmusire • Anat Cohen (3 Cohens, 3 Clarinets) • Becca Stevens • Bill Frisell • Brian Lynch feat. Pedrito Martinez • Catherine Russell • Christian McBride & Inside Straight • Dafnis Prieto • Darcy James Argue • Dave Douglas • Dianne Reeves • Dr. John • Evan Christopher (3 Clarinets) • Gretchen Parlato • Jack DeJohnette • James Carter • Jason Moran • Jenny Scheinman • Joe Lovano • John Ellis & Double-Wide • John Hollenbeck & The Claudia Quintet +1 • Jon Cleary • Jonathan Batiste • Ken Peplowski (3 Clarinets) • Kurt Elling • Laurent Coq • Lewis Nash • Lionel Loueke • Maria Schneider Orchestra • Miguel Zenon • Pat Metheny Unity Band • Preservation Hall Jazz Band • Rudresh Mahanthappa • Ryan Truesdell/Gil Evans • Tedeschi Trucks Band • The Bad Plus • Vince Giordano • Yosvany Terry feat. Pedrito Martinez

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