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"Think of being in a train crash," says one survivor. Now, think of a train crash made of a mountainside. This is an avalanche — and surviving one will take expertise, equipment and a lot of luck.
July 3, 2016
It exploded on a busy street in the Karada neighborhood, where people were gathering to shop, socialize and watch soccer during a hot, lively Ramadan night. The death toll is expected to rise.
July 3, 2016
It exploded on a busy street in the Karada neighborhood, where people were gathering to shop, socialize and watch soccer during a hot, lively Ramadan night. The death toll is expected to rise.
July 3, 2016
As this country becomes more diverse, some widely-shared traditions are starting to fade, including the singing of patriotic songs. Kids used to learn them in school, but that's becoming less common.
July 3, 2016
Author of famed memoir "Night," Elie Wiesel's has died. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to author and former editor of The New Republic, Ruth Franklin on the lasting legacy of his Holocaust remembrance.
July 3, 2016
It's not too soon to talk about the NBA teams trying to bid for next year's players. Mike Pesca from The Gist podcast talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the free agents that are up for grabs.
July 3, 2016
Helen Aguirre Ferre is the RNC's new director of Hispanic communications. NPR's Rachel Martin asks her about Donald Trump's controversial comments about Latinos and other minorities.
July 3, 2016
Britain's political establishment is in chaos and protestors are taking to the streets. NPR's Rachel Martin asks correspondent Frank Langfitt about who might be in position to right Britain's ship.
July 3, 2016
More than 80 people were killed in a car bomb explosion in a central market in Baghdad. Reporting from Beirut, Alice Fordham tells NPR's Rachel Martin about one of the country's deadliest bombings.
July 3, 2016
Learning to swim as a child can be hard — but it's even harder as an adult. Guardian U.S. writer-at-large Dave Schilling tells NPR's Rachel Martin that he is only now, at age 31, getting into a pool.
July 3, 2016
Double-digit price rises, easy credit and no money down — these all led to a housing bubble a decade ago. NPR's Rachel Martin asks UCLA economist Stephen Oliner if we are headed for disaster.
July 3, 2016
Is ISIS expanding its territory into Bangladesh? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Georgetown University's Bruce Hoffman, about terrorism's global footprint and the increasingly lethal attacks.
July 3, 2016
Scientists think they've finally caught on film a shark getting some rest. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Greg Skomal, a marine fisheries biologist, who was part of the team that collected the footage.
July 3, 2016
It was a busy holiday weekend for the two presidential campaigns. NPR's Rachel Martin and correspondent Mara Liasson talk about latest in the clash of the titans and the puzzling polls.
July 3, 2016
The world mourns the loss of writer, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Sara Bloomfield of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
July 3, 2016
For Vice President Joe Biden, the cancer "moonshot" is personal. He lost his son Beau to brain cancer. He says progress is being made on preventing, researching and treating cancer.
July 3, 2016
Space navigation is tricky. There's no up or down, no left or right, and no road signs. This device uses stars to help determine if a spacecraft is off course. It takes nifty pictures, too.
July 3, 2016
Some Somali refugees in the Dadaab camp in Kenya are getting what refugees dream of — a job. Only not in Kenya.
July 3, 2016
The director, a young man from Tajikistan, says he wanted to show a day in the life of an ant. But there may be more to it than that.
July 3, 2016
The flavorful fruits originated in Central Asia; the wheat, in the Mideast. The lard? Courtesy of the Spanish. Spices came via the Banda Islands. Put them altogether for an all-American treat.
July 3, 2016

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