"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.

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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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Obama: Congress Needs To Do More Than Talk About Jobs

Jun 8, 2012
Originally published on June 8, 2012 12:58 pm

President Obama used the White House press briefing room this morning to again make the case that Congress — and in particular the Republican-controlled House — needs to take up more of his ideas about how to boost job growth.

He also said it's "offensive" to suggest "my White House" may have leaked some secrets to gain political advantage.

We updated with highlights, so hit your "refresh" button to be sure you're seeing our latest.

Update at 12:15 p.m. ET. Romney Says Obama Is 'Out Of Touch':

In Council Bluffs, Iowa, moments ago, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the president is "out of touch" and that Obama's only prescription for the economy's ills is "to add more to government."

"He wants to hire more government workers," Romney said. "Did he not get the message of Wisconsin? The American people did."

Update at 11:10 a.m. ET. It's 'Offensive' To Suggest His White House Has Been Leaking Secrets For Political Purposes:

Asked by USA Today's David Jackson about critics who say the White House may be deliberately leaking news about drone attacks in Pakistan and "secret kill" lists of terrorists, Obama says that to suggest such a thing about "my White House ... is offensive."

"It's wrong and people need to have a beter sense of how I approach this office," he adds, in the most animated words of the briefing.

Update at 10:58 a.m. ET. Europe Is In Danger Of 'Downward Spiral':

The president says that if European leaders focus only on "a strategy of 'let's cut more' " in terms of government spending, "at the same time as consumers are pulling back ... then you can get on a downward spiral."

Update at 10:56 a.m. ET. The Latest Alert From The Associated Press:

"Obama says European leaders should inject capital into weak banks, take further steps to avert recession."

Update at 10:52 a.m. ET. Europe's Ripple Effects:

The president says the U.S. needs to do whatever it can to support European leaders' efforts to shore up their financial institutions and economies, because the ripple effects of a downturn in Europe would be serious for the U.S. economy.

Update at 1049 a.m. ET. Greece Should Stay In Eurozone:

In talking about Europe's crisis, Obama says Greece should stay in the eurozone. He acknowledges Greeks have made painful sacrifices, but makes the case that keeping the bloc together will be better for Europe and the global economy.

Update at 10:46 a.m. ET. Republicans Talk 'A Good Game':

Instead of "talking a good game about job creators," Obama says, Congress (and by that he means House Republicans) should do such things as "give small businesses a tax break for hiring."

Update at 10:45 a.m. ET. Pressing Congress:

The president makes the case that if Congress had passed his entire jobs package last year, 1 million more people would be working now. "I urge them to reconsider," he says.

Update at 10:43 a.m. ET. We Have To 'Keep On Pressing':

At the top of his remarks, Obama says that while the economy has produced new jobs for 27 months in a row, there's still a large "hole" left to be filled. That's why, he says, we need to "keep on pressing."

He's also using his opening comments to warn about the dangers to the U.S. and global economy from the financial crisis in Europe.

Update at 10:31 a.m. ET. Two-Minute Warning:

CNN says reporters have been given a heads-up that Obama will be there in about two minutes.

Update at 10:20 a.m. ET. Running Late:

The president was scheduled to appear in the White House press briefing room at 10:15 a.m. ET. Obviously, he's late.

Our original post:

President Obama is going to make a statement at 10:15 a.m. ET about the economy and will again press Congress to enact some of the "bipartisan, paid-for" measures he thinks will boost job growth, the White House says.

And since the president will be appearing in the White House press briefing room, it's likely he'll be taking some questions. So we'll monitor and update this post as warranted.

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