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A couple is cooking its way through meals from all 193 members of the United Nations. The series of dinner parties for friends and strangers is also a fundraiser and way to foster global connections.
January 17, 2015
President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's chief of staff is kidnapped from his car in the heart of the capital Sanaa. Security officials blame Houthi rebels.
January 17, 2015
Francis led a prayer in memory of the thousands killed last year by Typhoon Haiyan — the strongest cyclone ever to make landfall.
January 17, 2015
Tiny Boonville, California, is known for a few things. Its wineries, its tight-knit community, and its very own language. Boontling was created in the late 1800s as a way to gossip covertly.
January 17, 2015
World attention has focused lately on terrorism in Paris, but meanwhile Boko Haram has murdered thousands this month. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with journalist Alex Perry about the Nigerian group.
January 17, 2015
Lending money to energy companies can be pretty profitable. But if oil prices drop enough, the threat of bank defaults becomes real, Portales Partners analyst Charles Peabody tells NPR's Scott Simon.
January 17, 2015
The Supreme Court announced Friday it would hear appeals this term from four circuit courts that ruled on gay marriage last year. NPR's Nina Totenberg and Scott Simon discuss the implications.
January 17, 2015
Police in France continue operations aimed at capturing people suspected of involvement in the recent terror attacks in Paris. Correspondent Eleanor Beardsley shares the latest with NPR's Scott Simon.
January 17, 2015
Three Syrian refugee siblings manage to reunite branches of their family after years of displacement and separation — in Germany. But one of them is gravely ill.
January 17, 2015
The 2016 Republican presidential field is getting crowded. Is the Democratic field already filled by one? NPR's Scott Simon talks presidential politics with politics editor Ron Elving.
January 17, 2015
Police in Western Europe have rounded up suspected terrorists this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Raffaello Pantucci of the Royal United Services Institute about how countries track extremists.
January 17, 2015
In April 2013, the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over 1,100 workers employed in the garment factories in the building. Now there's an effort to make sure all garment factories are safe.
January 17, 2015
With hiring up and fuel prices down, a sales rebound is in the boating forecast. For power boaters, gas prices make a big difference: They measure fuel consumption in gallons per hour.
January 17, 2015
Earlier this week, the university said Muslim students could use the chapel bell tower — but then backtracked after getting threats.
January 16, 2015
NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said it was "safe to say" there won't be any future projects with the comedian who starred in the network's iconic The Cosby Show.
January 16, 2015
French Jews, many with roots in North Africa, have immigrated to Israel since the country's founding. Unlike previous generations, the latest wave of arrivals is retaining more of its French identity.
January 16, 2015
House and Senate Republicans spoke of the opportunity to talk with members of the opposite chamber and hear their views. But they remain divided on issues like immigration.
January 16, 2015
With refugees streaming in, Germany is running short of places for them. One city has proposed housing refugees in a barracks on the grounds of the notorious Buchenwald camp.
January 16, 2015
Cue the music — two more games determine which NFL teams will head to the Super Bowl. Melissa Block gets previews the Conference Championship games with Jane McManus of ESPN.
January 16, 2015
The company's resupply mission to the International Space Station went off without a hitch last week, but an attempt to land the spent booster on a floating platform didn't go as well.
January 16, 2015

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