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Stefanie O'Neill has been leading a campaign called "Bring Bowe Back" for the past few years. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to O'Neill about the hometown reaction to POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release.
June 1, 2014
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Sean Carberry in Afghanistan about the latest on the release of POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
June 1, 2014
Students were the driving force behind the 1989 pro-democracy protests in Beijing. China's youth now have other worries, the events of 25 years ago forgotten and buried by time and the government.
June 1, 2014
The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology features thousands of presentations but no big news. That's how cancer treatment improves, in small increments.
June 1, 2014
The knish is a classic Jewish comfort food — a pillow of dough filled with savory fillings like mashed potatoes. Author Laura Silver says that the New York knish is also filled with stories.
June 1, 2014
Panama City's skyline is full of gleaming office towers and the economy is the fastest growing in Latin America thanks to the canal. But the country still suffers from glaring social inequalities.
June 1, 2014
The knish is a classic Jewish comfort food — a pillow of dough filled with savory fillings like mashed potatoes. Author Laura Silver says that the New York knish is also filled with stories.
June 1, 2014
The documentary follows up on Sebastian Junger's Oscar-nominated film Restrepo. Junger says, "I'm hoping as the soldiers understand their experience better through this film, civilians will as well."
May 31, 2014
According to documents leaked to the organization WikiLeaks, all five prisoners were high-ranking Taliban officials. Some were considered high-risk and "likely to post a threat to the U.S."
May 31, 2014
The South Korean pop star is in rarified territory. The next most-popular video — Justin Bieber's "Baby" — has only 1.04 billion views.
May 31, 2014
So exactly how much are we paying for an airline ticket? Do you count the fares, the fees and taxes? The government wants airlines to be more up front with passengers about the total cost.
May 31, 2014
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released after almost five years in captivity, the White House said on Saturday. Bergdahl was released in exchange for five detainees from Guantanamo.
May 31, 2014
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released after almost five years in captivity, the White House said on Saturday.
May 31, 2014
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a blunt warning to China, saying it will not ignore challenges against "fundamental principles of international order."
May 31, 2014
You don't need to speak Spanish to be stirred by the breathtaking ad released in Chile ahead of the World Cup.
May 31, 2014
The arrests come amid public outcry over perceived official inaction. The incident is another in a series of violent rapes against Indian women in recent years that have united the country in anger.
May 31, 2014
Apple purchased Beats By Dre this week, suggesting the company is looking at smart headphone technology — headphones that can sense what the body is doing.
May 31, 2014
Five years ago, abortion provider Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed during church services in Wichita, Kan. His clinic closed after his death, but a new one has just opened to a familiar scene.
May 31, 2014
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske said the release was a push for more transparency. The agency had previously declined to make changes recommended by the panel.
May 31, 2014
Women-only parking spaces are popping up all over Seoul, South Korea. They are a wider and longer and painted pink. It's the city's effort to make a more female-friendly city.
May 31, 2014

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