"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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Dow Plunges; Now In Negative Territory For The Year

Jun 1, 2012
Originally published on June 1, 2012 4:57 pm

Stock prices fell on Wall Street today as investors digested the much-weaker-than-expected report on job growth in May.

The damage? The Dow plunged 274 points or 2.2 percent. The Nasdaq fell 80 points or 2.82 percent.

CNN Money reports the Dow had the worst day of 2012, erasing "all its gains for the year."

Update at 4:23 p.m. ET. 'A Little Over Done'?

Our Newscast unit just spoke to James W. Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, who said the market may have overdone it a bit, today.

He said investors reacted to weak job reports but if you look at the average job gains throughout the whole year, "we're still doing decently."

"The economy is in better shape than these numbers," said Paulsen.

If you look at retail sales, consumer spending, housing prices and consumer confidence, you get a picture that is not nearly as weak as the latest job numbers — and the revisions — will have you think.

Four or five times this year, Paulsen said, we've seen the market plunge only to rally later.

Paulsen set up a positive vision, where the market pulls back for a little bit setting itself up for a late-summer rally.

Update at 4:50 p.m. ET. Another Opinion:

Beth Ann Bovino, deputy chief economist at S&P, has a less cheery view of the economy.

Essentially she said the markets were already teetering, wondering whether the uncertainty with Greece and the Spanish Banks would affect the U.S. What the job numbers may tell us, Bovino told our Newscast unit, is that maybe those problems have already landed on our shores.

"The worry here now — and unfortunately it's becoming increasingly real — is that the U.S. economy has started to slow," she said.

And, yes economist expected slower job growth after a warm January accelerated hiring, but the slow-down has been more severe than predicted.

The question now is whether this slow-down is just a summer lull or whether it marks the beginning of a more serious downturn.

Our earlier updates continue:

Update at 4:10 p.m. ET: The Dow has closed 274 points down (2.2 percent).

Update at 3:30 p.m. ET: A half hour, before close, the Dow is down 263 points or 2.1 percent.

Update at 3 p.m. ET: With an hour to go before trading ends in New York City, the Dow is down about 275 points (2.2 percent).

Update at 2:30 p.m. ET: The Dow's down about 250 points (2 percent).

Update at 2 p.m. ET: Down further: The Dow's off about 265 points (2.2 percent).

Update at 1:30 p.m. ET: The Dow's down about 235 points (1.9 percent).

Update at 1 p.m. ET: The Dow's down about 220 points (1.8 percent).

Update at Noon ET: The Dow's down about 210 points (1.7 percent).

Update at 11:30 a.m. ET: The Dow's still down about 220 points (1.8 percent).

Update at 11:25 a.m. ET. Related Wall Street Journal headline: "Dow's Gains For 2012 Disappear."

Update at 11 a.m. ET: The Dow's down about 220 points (1.8 percent).

Update at 10:30 a.m. ET: Over the past 30 minutes the Dow stayed down at least 150 points. Now, it's off by just over 200 (or, about 1.7 percent).

Update at 10 a.m. ET: The Dow's down about 200 points (1.6 percent).

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