"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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Poll: Are Your Friends Bombarding You With Food Porn?

Apr 24, 2012
Originally published on April 25, 2012 10:22 am

Is the "culinary paparazzi" out of control? That's the message of a parody video by musical comedians The Key of Awesome.

The video may be a touch juvenile, but it gets at a relatively recent phenomenon you've probably noticed if you spend any time on Facebook, Twitter or other social media venues: People are sharing a whole lot of photos of what they're eating. And increasingly, it seems, the friends of these oversharers are getting fed up.

Some photos flaunt the cultivated tastes of their takers, while others demonstrate prowess in the kitchen. Most of the time, they seem to be a badge of foodie honor and adventurism — hard evidence of "ate there, cooked that."

Of course, the multitude of food blogs — and even what we'd call hardcore "food porn" sites, like the now-defunct This is Why You're Fat — contribute just as much to the deluge of food images that might come at you on the Internet every day. And they reinforce the worthiness of the subject matter for creating artfully tinted shots. The standards for amateur food photography have risen sharply in recent years, such that the photography is now just as important as the recipes on many food blogs.

The sharing habits of young foodies on social media seem particularly irksome to some members of the old guard. Consider Michael Idov's piece in New York magazine last month, which pilloried one 27-year-old Brooklyn food maven. Photos, he thinks, exacerbate the problem, because "eating, like sex, is among the most easily chronicled of pursuits."

Some restaurateurs also seem to find the practice loathsome, according to New York's Grub Street: Momofuku Ko and Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare in New York, among others, have said, "No more photographing the food!"

But maybe all this chronicling is just a healthy and natural part of people getting excited about food. Or maybe it's an Internet folk art form that should be celebrated.

What do you think? Take our poll and weigh in. The poll closes on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. EST. We'll publish the results and some of your comments (please share them below) later this week.

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