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 Preview: Sunday

Aug 4, 2012

After a sunny, warm afternoon on the Rhode Island shore, the first full day of the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival has come and gone. If you've got a free moment, you can already replay many of the sets we recorded online. But starting at 11:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, we'll be presenting eight more hours of live video from the festival at Here's what's on tap:

11:00 Lewis Nash Quintet: The drummer is spotted on quite a few world stages, though it's usually in sideman service to others' bands. It's a great move to give the supporting cast member, who truly innovates within the jazz tradition, a share of the spotlight.

11:50 Jenny Scheinman & Bill Frisell: A violin and guitar duo. The two have been working together in bands for quite a long time now (including in the John Lennon tribute yesterday), so this pairing promises some wonderful moments of thinking on their feet.

12:20 Kurt Elling: A classic, mannered, male jazz singer, Kurt has an old-school sort of vibe to his overall presentation. But he isn't afraid to write brainy, twisty lyrics over a re-invented pop song either. He can do a lot with his voice, you'd see.

1:00 Rudresh Mahanthappa's Samdhi: The alto saxophonist in DeJohnette's band made an album in 2008 which brought in his love of South Asian music and funk and hip-hop and kitchen sinks. He's finally getting to tour that music now, and it's electric, literally and figuratively.

1:55 3 Cohens: Yuval (sax), Anat (reeds) and Avishai (trumpet) Cohen are siblings from Israel. They're also terrific jazz musicians who occasionally work together as a band, supported by a rhythm section. Here's a family reunion you won't secretly dread.

3:00 Miguel Zenon Rayuela Quartet: The alto saxophonist has teamed up with the French pianist Laurent Coq to co-write an album's worth of music inspired on the high-modernist Julio Cortazar novel Hopscotch. It calls for a cello and a trombone; luckily, Dana Leong plays both.

4:00 Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project: What if there were lost big-band masterpieces by the great composer/arranger Gil Evans which never saw the light of the recording studio? Thanks to Ryan Truesdell, a composer/arranger in his own right, you don't have to wonder.

4:40 John Hollenbeck's Claudia Quintet + 1 with Special Guests: A badass behind the kit and with pen and paper, Hollenbeck returns to Newport with his unusual small group. Their latest release sets poems by Kenneth Patchen to music; vocalists Kurt Elling and Theo Bleckmann stand and deliver.

5:20 Tedeschi Trucks Band: The electric blues band co-led by husband-and-wife team Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks won a Grammy for their 2011 album and have a new live album out this year. It's a crackling group, with tons of talented musicians at all positions.

Also appearing at the festival:

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors: A program at Berklee College of Music takes some of its best jazz students from around the world and brings it on world tours. They'll be with professional drummer Adam Cruz, whose 2011 debut album showed he's an imaginative composer as well as player.

Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks: Every year Newport manages to book at least one early jazz group. This year's is the best I've seen. if you've seen HBO's Boardwalk Empire, set in the Prohibition era, that's his big band and soundtrack. He knows what he's doing with his vintage swing.

Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke with Becca Stevens: The sotto voce singer from L.A. and the vocalizing guitarist from Benin duet together when they can. Their own bands were once booked at Newport; here they're duo again, and joined by friend and fellow singer Becca Stevens.

Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra: Talk about the legacy of Gil Evans — that was Schneider's mentor. Her own large ensemble music has the same lush sweep and complexity of color, with South American twists and Olympian heights. We're promised a new piece too.

Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet: This band played Newport last year in a set that promised a lot from the trumpeter. I just saw them recently, with lots of slippery and dark new material, and they're beginning to deliver it.

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