"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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White House Offers Regrets For President Referring To 'Polish Death Camp'

May 30, 2012

President Obama misspoke Tuesday when he referred to a "Polish death camp" and "we regret the misstatement," White House national security spokesman Tommy Vietor has told reporters.

During Tuesday's Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House, Obama was honoring Jan Karski, an officer in the Polish Underground during World War II who went on to become a professor at Georgetown University. Karski, the president said, had been smuggled into a "Polish death camp" during the war.

As The Wall Street Journal writes, "Polish leaders reacted with outrage" after learning what the president had said.

"Poles are extremely sensitive about the way Nazi German-run death camps in occupied Poland during the war are described," the Journal added. "Millions of Polish Jews and Catholics perished during the conflict and large numbers were murdered by German authorities in the camps."

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Obama's words "offended all Poles."

NPR has also made a mistake in referring to such death camps. As ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos reported last October, newscaster Paul Brown spoke of a "Nazi-occupied Polish death camp" in a report that month. A better wording would have been "Nazi death camps in Poland," suggested NPR executive producer of Newscasts, Robert Garcia.

Meanwhile, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney's campaign is dealing with a much less sensitive, but embarrassing, gaffe. Its new iPhone app promised "A Better Amercia."

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