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An experimental rocket launched by SpaceX Saturday was a partial success. A cargo capsule will reach the International Space Station, but the spent rocket failed to land on a barge in the Atlantic....
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Uzbekistan has been a key partner for the U.S. in the Afghan war. Now that the U.S. role in that war is winding down, will Uzbekistan's poor human rights record become more of an issue?...
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News organizations, including NPR, support the satirical magazine's right to be offensive. But mainstream news outlets also avoid publishing such material....
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Hundreds are feared killed after Boko Haram militants seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga. Nigerian government forces are battling to regain control of the town and nearby base....
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France is reeling from attacks by Islamist extremists this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Natalie Nougayrède, former executive editor of Le Monde, about the future of French media and...
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Jerry Brown was inaugurated this month for his second term as governor of California — his second second term. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the 34th and 39th governor about the issues facing...
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The Nazis seized up to 600,000 works of art and much of it has never been returned to its rightful heirs, assuming their are any. Some of the art has ended up in Israel, creating complicated issues....
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Historian Peniel Joseph says Selma is the first major film about civil rights history that properly honors the contributions of the movement's African-American foot soldiers....
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Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area....
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Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area....
posted 5 years 45 weeks ago