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All right. So of course there were all kinds of - there was all kinds of focus on the state of California. But let's broaden this out and talk about the primary results outside of California with NPR congressional reporter Kelsey Snell. Hey, Kelsey.

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BBC Host Misses His First Show In Decades

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Hockey's Stanley Cup Final will crown a new champion this week.

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The stakes are high for Iowa Democrats in the midterms this year. It's been a while since there's been a major win for the party in the swing state. And Tuesday could be one of the first steps. That's when Democratic voters will select a candidate to run against Iowa's Republican Governor, Kim Reynolds.

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President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani tells ABC's "This Week" that the president has the power to pardon himself.

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RUDY GIULIANI: He probably does. He has no intention of pardoning himself.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo emerged from meetings in New York yesterday with a top North Korean official, sounding optimistic about the North's intentions.

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OK, Rachel. Here's a question. Can you spell koinonia?

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Definitely not. I do not even know what that word means.

GREENE: OK. I didn't, either. Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani was wondering, as well.

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In Kansas Election It's Estes Vs. Estes

Jun 1, 2018

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Around the world, the flurry of diplomatic efforts to salvage the June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dominated headlines. But there's one place where it hasn't: North Korea itself.

A North Korean envoy, Kim Yong Chol, met this week with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York, but North Koreans are seeing none of that in their regular 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. national broadcasts.

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