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U.S. fighters and bombers carried out the attack in western Iraq's Anbar Province, trying to protect a key piece of Iraq's infrastructure.
September 07, 2014
Residents of the Ukrainian capital Kiev have reacted to news of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine with a mixture of hope and skepticism.
September 07, 2014
Congress returns next week in the midst of a crisis in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Mara Liasson about Congress's role in shaping foreign policy strategy.
September 07, 2014
Thousands of miles of Louisiana's coastline have been disappearing over the last century. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to fishing guide Ryan Lambert about what's happening to his community.
September 07, 2014
Rumors are swirling about the unveiling of the newest iPhone this Tuesday. But will it be enough to keep Apple at the top of the pack? NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times.
September 07, 2014
This week marks the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with former CIA operative Robert Baer about how U.S. intelligence gathering has evolved in the aftermath.
September 07, 2014
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with correspondent Alice Fordham from Baghdad about the latest round of U.S. airstrikes to support Iraqi forces on the ground in Iraq.
September 07, 2014
China's largest fair devoted to fine art photography opened in Shanghai this weekend. The first-time event includes more than 500 works from photographers around the world.
September 07, 2014
At 4:30 a.m., medical student Ryan Klitgaard would wake up to a Nicaraguan newspaper vendor yelling through a megaphone. Then came a day of treating patients — and fending off dogs and chickens.
September 07, 2014
We live on a planet, next to a star that's part of galaxy that's part of ... ah, here comes the new discovery. We are at the very tip of a giant galactic "supercluster." Take a look.
September 07, 2014
China's largest fair devoted to fine art photography opened in Shanghai this weekend. The first-time event includes more than 500 works from photographers around the world.
September 07, 2014
Sunday's airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq targeted Islamic State insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam.
September 07, 2014
The cease-fire in Ukraine is barely two days old, but the relative peace was ruptured by steady overnight shelling near the port city of Mariupol.
September 07, 2014
Preparing for its initial public offering, e-commerce company Alibaba estimates its stock will sell for $60 to $66 a share. The retailing giant will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
September 06, 2014
A blaze in Mariposa County is one of many large fires burning in drought-stricken California. Officials say this weekend's conditions will make the danger even greater.
September 06, 2014
Kei Nishikori put a buzz into the U.S. Open crowd in New York and put himself into the history books, becoming the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam tennis final.
September 06, 2014
Denim sales fell 6 percent over the past year. Blue jeans haven't hit the skids this hard since Marlon Brando and James Dean made them famous in the 1950s.
September 06, 2014
In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. Since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.
September 06, 2014
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction is a reminder that politicians are more likely to be nailed for petty chiseling than for fleecing the public treasury for billions in pork barrel projects.
September 06, 2014
Before now, the former hostages have avoided disclosing details about their captors' identity, out of fears that Westerners still being held by the Islamic State could face retaliation.
September 06, 2014

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