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Iranian state media report that Babak Zanjani, an oil trader who allegedly helped Iran evade oil sanctions, has been convicted of "spreading corruption on earth." Zanjani can appeal the verdict.
March 6, 2016
President Obama recently announced a plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Three people with close ties to the issue share their views on whether or not to close the detention center.
March 6, 2016
A bomber detonated a truck full of explosives south of Baghdad, NPR's Alison Meuse reports. At least 45 people are dead.
March 6, 2016
Politically speaking, it was a good night for Cruz, as he won convincing victories in Kansas and Maine, while Trump struggled to eke out victories over Cruz in Kentucky and Louisiana.
March 6, 2016
With his new film, writer/director Robert Eggers wanted to resuscitate a nightmare figure from the consciousness of Puritan America. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about "The Witch," and how to really scare an audience.
March 6, 2016
Rupert Murdoch took his fourth trip down the aisle this weekend to marry Jerry Hall. Rachel Martin asks wedding planner Bryan Rafanelli how to plan your wedding for the second — or seventh — time.
March 6, 2016
VICE TV is a new cable channel. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans and producer Andrew Limbong tell us what they think of three of the new shows from the "hip" news outlet.
March 6, 2016
Charles Evers, brother of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, recently endorsed Donald Trump. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to him about why.
March 6, 2016
Last week, we told you about Alexa, the voice activated assistant that operates on a speaker sold by Amazon called the "Echo." Our story caused Alexas across the country to revolt.
March 6, 2016
A new Grammy Museum is opening in the Mississippi Delta. It pays tribute to the region considered to be the birthplace of American music. NPR's Debbie Elliott has a preview.
March 6, 2016
French police have targeted and fired tear gas on makeshift homes where 3,500 refugees live in Calais. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to aid worker Clare Moseley from Care4Calais about the scene.
March 6, 2016
Think you've gone gray from stress? Scientists say they've identified the first gene for gray hair. It accounts for about 30 percent of grays, mostly in lighter colored hair.
March 6, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson for a roundup of the latest round of primaries — and two caucuses — and the latest from candidate Donald Trump. Plus, a look forward to the Democratic debate tonight.
March 6, 2016
Don Reid is a former council member in Charlotte, N.C. NPR's Rachel Martin met him on a reporting trip there earlier this year, and talks to him about why he's supporting Donald Trump.
March 6, 2016
My heart fell when a counselor called to say he was worried something bad might have happened to Nat, my severely autistic 25-year-old son. Nat has trouble talking, and was teary. What should I do?
March 6, 2016
While the country is renowned for its high-quality Arabica Bourbon beans, both cost and culture have kept Rwandans from imbibing one of their top cash crops. The government wants to that to change.
March 6, 2016
About half of all black male students leave the University of Connecticut before graduation. School officials have created a living space to help these students, but the move has sparked controversy.
March 6, 2016
A robotic vehicle was exploring the ocean floor by Hawaii, more than 2 1/2 miles underwater. To the surprise of NOAA scientists, it came across a cute, "ghostlike" octopod. One suggested name: Casper.
March 5, 2016
The Texas senator has won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Donald Trump, who canceled his appearance at the last minute, finished a distant third.
March 5, 2016
Harvard Law School is considering changing its official seal, which currently honors a slaveholder who was an early donor to the school. That's in response to student protests.
March 5, 2016

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