A federal appeals court in California ruled that the parents of Kate Steinle, a woman fatally shot by an unauthorized immigrant in July 2015, cannot sue the city of San Francisco for failing to notify immigration officials of his release from a local jail weeks before the killing.

A Lithuanian man pleaded guilty last week to bilking Google and Facebook out of more than $100 million in an elaborate scheme involving a fake company, fake emails and fake invoices.

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Water levels in overflowed creeks are slowly starting to decline on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

"What used to be a dry creek is now a swelling, raging river," said Peri Pourier, South Dakota state representative for the district that includes Pine Ridge.

The freshman representative has been coordinating relief efforts for the community, where many residents were cut off by flooded roadways. "There are community and tribe members getting on horseback to reach people and get them supplies," Pourier told NPR.

Clad in a dazzling white shirt, Nicolás Maduro is standing at a podium, grinning through his mustache and waving his hands at his supporters.

"Hands off Venezuela, Mr. Imperator Donald Trump!" he shouts, waving his hands still more, to emphasize his point. "Get out of Venezuela, imperial Yankee!"

Cameras from state-run TV pan across the crowd, carefully picking out people who are applauding and flourishing flags.

Pediatricians have long warned parents about the risks of consuming too many sugary drinks — including the link to Type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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UK museums say no to Sackler family money

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The Sackler family — which owns Purdue Pharma —  has used much of its fortune to fund museums and cultural institutions. Last week, the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Tate galleries said they will no longer accept Sackler money. On Friday, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York became the first American institution to follow suit. 

In 1996, Purdue released OxyContin, the drug that is primarily responsible for triggering the US' opioid epidemic.

Usually when Apple hosts one of its "special events" at the Steve Jobs Theater in Silicon Valley, it's rolling out new products, unveiling the latest iPhone, Mac or Apple Watch on the black stage with dramatic music and slick videos. Today's event had all of that, plus appearances by Steve Carell, Steven Spielberg and Reese Witherspoon. But Apple wasn't launching new devices. Instead, it announced a whole new suite of services, including a new credit card that works with Apple Pay and a long-anticipated streaming TV service with a bunch of original content.

How a labor shortage is giving leverage to blue-collar workers

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The U.S. labor market is experiencing the lowest unemployment in decades, with millions of jobs unfilled. For the past year, the economy has suffered from one of the worst labor shortages in history. This is good news for workers looking for a job, but tough for companies trying to hire and sustain a labor force. 

The workers most in demand aren’t in technology or engineering, but in home healthcare, hotels and restaurants. The shortage of workers for these jobs are due to more people pursuing college degrees and, later, careers in white-collar positions.

FHA tightens standards on insuring home loans

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The Federal Housing Administration is growing concerned that lenders are allowing some first-time home buyers to take on too much risk. Earlier this month, the FHA told lenders that it will flag more loans as high risk, and raise the hurdle some borrowers must jump for FHA-backed loans.

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Apple already makes so many of the devices we use to stream TV and movies. Now the tech giant is trying to make some TV of its own. We kick off today's show talking about what Apple brings to the streaming wars. Then: Some farmers are struggling to pay back government loans, thanks to trade wars and low prices for key crops. Plus, a preview of our Brexit coverage from London.

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