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The students were last seen being forced into police vans. The mass graves gave rise to fears that the missing students may be dead.
October 05, 2014
The Occupiers were divided on Sunday on whether to decamp from the part of Hong Kong that has experienced the most violence. The government has issued warnings that it wants streets opened by Monday.
October 05, 2014
The Number of the Week is: 80,000. That's the how many are protesting in Honk Kong, according to organizers. But data journalist Mona Chalabi says estimating crowd size isn't an exact science.
October 05, 2014
Newly measured, the world's largest chamber is as tall as the Eiffel Tower. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to long-time caver, Andy Eavis, who has explored the ethereally beautiful underground cave.
October 05, 2014
The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial opens Sunday not far from the U.S. Capitol building. The granite and glass monument honors all those permanently wounded in war.
October 05, 2014
It's been called "Uber for Drag Queens." Homobiles is a noncommercial, volunteer, 24/7 ride service for the LGBT community and others around San Francisco who need safe, dependable transportation.
October 05, 2014
What happens when you partake of the Olive Garden's Never-Ending Pasta Pass? NPR's Ari Shapiro gets the skinny from Hagana Kim and Thomas Reyes about the all-you-can-eat deal.
October 05, 2014
A new Supreme Court term starts Monday. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg about what to expect from the court this year.
October 05, 2014
Ebola continues to defy international borders, no matter what precautions are taken. Correspondent Jason Beaubien talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the deteriorating situation in Liberia.
October 05, 2014
Voters in Brazil go to the polls Sunday to choose a new president. Incumbent Dilma Roussef is up against environmentalist Marina Silva and others, in a nail-biting race.
October 05, 2014
One of the most competitive House races this year is in Florida's panhandle. Democrat Gwen Graham has made it a tight race in part by attacking Southerland as being out of step on women's issues.
October 05, 2014
As Showtime's Emmy-winning terrorism drama starts its fourth season Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show struggles to continue without a key character.
October 05, 2014
It was the longest post-season game in Major League Baseball history.
October 05, 2014
It's been two weeks since pro-democracy protestors took to the streets in Hong Kong. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Lily Kuo of the website Quartz for an update and whether negotiations with the government will resume.
October 04, 2014
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with W. Ralph Basham, former director of the U.S. Secret Service, about the agency's recent lapses in security and how it can work to improve.
October 04, 2014
October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.
October 04, 2014
Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.
October 04, 2014
Health experts are "fairly certain" that nine people had enough direct contact with an Ebola patient that they could potentially have been infected. None of them have shown symptoms, the CDC says.
October 04, 2014
Discussions between the protesters and the government broke down after the violence. And with thousands of protesters still in the streets, some are fearing that a crackdown might be imminent.
October 04, 2014
A photojournalism student at the Corcoran College of Art + Design responds to a museum's demise the only way she knows how – creatively.
October 04, 2014

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