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.


Penn State Sanctions Charter 'Unprecedented' Ground, Author Says

Jul 23, 2012

The sanctions slapped on Penn State football in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal charter a new territory in punishment by the NCAA, a sports author said today.

"I think it is unprecedented in terms of taking away wins. That's a huge blow," says Ted Kluck, author of several books on sports, including Game Time: Inside College Football.

Kluck noted that Penn State avoided the NCAA "death penalty," which would have prevented the football team from competing at all for one season.

"There were a lot of people who speculated that it might happen at Penn State," says Kluck. "But then there was a lot of discussion as to whether they really wanted to punish the kids who are under scholarship and the people who didn't have anything to do with what happened."

As we noted earlier today, the NCAA hit Penn State with a $60 million fine, the forfeiture of all of the football team's wins since 1998, ban on participation in post-season football bowl games for four years and a reduction in the number of football scholarships from 25 to 15 for four years.

For some fans, such as Chuck Pudliner, simply escaping without the harshest of harsh penalties was not enough to assuage bruised egos.

"Just to think this all came about because of one twisted person is unbelievable," Pudliner wrote on PSU's Facebook page referring to Sandusky, a former assistant coach who was convicted of sexually assaulting 10 boys.

"It's more than just football," he said. "Kids' possible future careers are affected by this also."

Kluck says NCAA President Mark Emmert is taking his association — an umbrella for most of the country's university athletic programs — into new territory.

Emmert, who took over the post of president less than two years ago, is "essentially trying to punish a criminal, non-football violation within the framework of an athletic association," says Kluck.

"He's also responding to something that happened in the past with a sanction that hurts the program in the present," Kluck said. "That said, his tenure will be defined by this incident, and he had to do something."

Laying out the penalties on Monday, Emmert alluded to the support that had grown up at PSU around Paterno and his legendary football program, chastising the university for athletic "hero worship."

"Anytime idealism dies, cynicism follows. People are cynical now in the wake of this because their idol fell. There will be no satisfying resolution to this," he said.

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