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Kenyan officials say they have identified the son of a government official as one of the gunmen who took part in an Islamic extremist attack on a Kenyan university that killed 148 people.
April 05, 2015
The Saudis are trying to rehabilitate convicted terrorists with programs such as art therapy in a resort setting. More than 80 percent have reformed, the Saudis say. But some returned to al-Qaida.
April 05, 2015
Bring forth your baskets so that we may fill them with these five fun facts about the spring holiday.
April 05, 2015
The Badgers bested the Wildcats in a 71-64 Final Four victory Saturday, ending Kentucky's unbeaten season. Wisconsin advances to meet the Duke Blue Devils in Monday's final game.
April 04, 2015
In Japan, many schools don't employ janitors. Instead, they ask the students to pitch in with the daily upkeep. Some U.S. schools are doing the same.
April 04, 2015
After their Final Four faceoff, the seventh-seed Spartans are headed home. The Blue Devils will meet either Kentucky or Wisconsin in Monday's final game.
April 04, 2015
Many insurance providers that offer mental health care are supposed to cover it just as they would cancer or diabetes care. But advocates say enforcement is a problem.
April 04, 2015
If a final agreement is reached, crippling sanctions on Iran's oil industry could be lifted. But the oil sector faces a number of challenges before ramping up production.
April 04, 2015
NPR's Arun Rath talks with ProPublica's Joaquin Sapien about his investigation of California's largest residential facility for emotionally troubled youth.
April 04, 2015
In a week when Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions, NPR's Arun Rath talks with reporter Kirk Siegler about his visit to the Sierra Nevada mountains, where the snowpack so vital to the state water supply is dramatically absent.
April 04, 2015
The self-declared Islamic State and al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate, al-Nusra Front, appear to have cooperated on an assault to capture the camp earlier this week.
April 04, 2015
With just over a month to go before general elections in Britain on May 7, snap polls show no clear front runner as the countdown begins.
April 04, 2015
Kevin Bollaert who ran a site allowing people to anonymously post nude photos of others and then charged the victims to have them removed, was convicted of identity theft and extortion.
April 04, 2015
The coalition of tribesmen have vowed to expel fighters from the extremist group and restore order to the Gulf of Aden port.
April 04, 2015
Heavy rains on Thursday and Friday in the state triggered flooding, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.
April 04, 2015
Some of those arrested in connection with Thursday's deadly attack on a university in the country's east were reportedly trying to flee to neighboring Somalia, where the extremist group is based.
April 04, 2015
The third in a set of four lunar eclipses that began a year ago and will finish in late September could be seen from the U.S. East Coast to Asia.
April 04, 2015
There has been a spate of religious movies and documentaries from Killing Jesus to Going Clear. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral in Washington.
April 04, 2015
Students in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa were slaughtered by al-Shabab fighters. The audacious attack in a town home to a military base has raised concerns about intelligence failures.
April 04, 2015
With just over a month to go before general elections in Britain on May 7, snap polls show no clear front runner as the countdown begins.
April 04, 2015

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