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4:09 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Sikh Temple Shooter Died Of Self-Inflicted Wound

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 5:15 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

And I'm Audie Cornish. The FBI has provided new details about its investigation into killings at a Sikh temple. Six people died, as did the shooter. The FBI told reporters that the investigation is broad, with 100 interviews already conducted. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has the latest.

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Religion
4:06 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

The Most Influential Evangelist You've Never Heard Of

Republican activist David Barton speaks before testifying before the Texas State Board of Education in 2009.
Harry Cabluck AP

Originally published on Thu August 9, 2012 7:14 pm

David Barton says Americans have been misled about their history. And he aims to change that.

"It's what I would call historical reclamation," Barton explains, in his soft but rapid-fire voice. "We're just trying to get history back to where it's accurate. If you're going to use history, get it right."

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Africa
4:06 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Summer Nights: Cuban 'Jubans' In South Sudan

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 6:26 pm

In Juba, the capital city of South Sudan, there's a small corner of Havana. A number of Jubans who studied in Cuba have tried to recreate some of the atmosphere of the Caribbean island in their southern Sudanese homeland.

Sports
4:06 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

One Benefit Of Hosting The Olympics? More Medals

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 5:15 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Audie Cornish.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And I'm Melissa Block. Team Great Britain is enjoying a stellar run at the London games. The Olympic host team has already won more medals than any year since 1908 when it also hosted the summer games, 48 medals so far with four days to go. And, turns out, this is a pattern. The host country does rake in the medals. China in 2008, Greece in '04, Australia in 2000. All of them hit all-time highs in the medal count.

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Asia
4:06 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

China's 'Internet Police' Targets Collective Action

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 5:15 pm

Audie Cornish talks to Gary King, director of Harvard University's Institute for Quantitative Social Science, about new research that looks at the types of online postings censored by the Chinese government.

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