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This summer, even the most crowded pools are struggling to hire enough lifeguards, and are cutting hours as a result. In a rebounding economy, teens are opting for higher-paying jobs or no job at all.
The Obama administration offered help to non-violent offenders like Dana Bowerman, but more than half the applications sent to the Clemency Project 2014 have not been processed.
The former civilian Navy analyst was arrested in 1985 and received a life sentence for passing classified information to Israel. He has served nearly 30 years.
All-things-considered
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Clay Bonnyman Evans, whose grandfather, 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, was one of 36 Marines killed in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943.
Longtime Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez will have his number retired Tuesday night at Fenway Park. For one public radio reporter and a Boston fan, the ceremony holds special significance.

Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Born in Baton Rouge in 1924, the blues musician known as Slim Harpo influenced rock bands like the Rolling Stones, the Kinks and Pink Floyd. Rock Historian Ed Ward shares Harpo's story.
In his new book, The Man Who Wasn't There, Anil Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves — and how those perceptions can be distorted by certain brain conditions.
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A jury convicted a Washington, D.C., woman of delivering marijuana. A dealer paid her to pick up the pot mailed from elsewhere and pass it off to a Maryland man. Her cut was left in a mailbox.
The distillery has subwoofers next to barrels of brandy — convinced the thumping bass helps with the aging process. Some say vibrations make alcohol circulate more in the oak, adding to the flavor.