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Guest host Tess Vigeland checks in with NPR's Julie McCarthy about the elections in India and the country's new prime minister, Narendra Modi.
May 18, 2014
A pair of bombs killed at least 10 people in Kenya's capital on Friday. What do these and a slew of other attacks in Kenya say about the security situation in the country and the region?
May 18, 2014
The Asian citrus psyllid is a tiny bug that spreads a devastating tree disease. Pesticides can't always control it, so California farmers have turned to a different solution: another bug.
May 18, 2014
Thousands of others have been displaced, more than 1,000 were flown to safety on helicopters. The floods are the worst on record.
May 18, 2014
Paleontologists say the titanosaur fossils are from the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the planet.
May 18, 2014
It was the smoothest play during Saturday's Blue Jays/Rangers game: A boy catches a foul ball, turns around and hands it to a much older girl. But, watch the replay and there's more to his play.
May 18, 2014
White missionaries used to travel to Africa to save souls. Today, the trend is reversed, as evangelists from the global south target Americans and Europeans they say are ripe for Christian renewal.
May 18, 2014
In Israel, Christians make up just 2 percent of the population. Their numbers are rising and the population diversifying.
May 18, 2014
A referendum would have raised the national minimum wage to $25 an hour. It was rejected by 76.3 percent of voters.
May 18, 2014
Lieutenant General Hussein Ishaq is one of the few high-ranking officials to have been killed during the Syrian civil war.
May 18, 2014
Among them are executives from the mine company. With the death toll at 301, this became Turkey's worst mining disaster.
May 18, 2014
Anti-Chinese riots have erupted in Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters. Two Chinese workers have been killed.
May 18, 2014
On Tuesday, voters in six states head to the polls for primary elections. NPR's Charles Mahtesian gives NPR's Lynn Neary a preview of what to expect.
May 18, 2014
The U.N. has negotiated the release of more than 1,000 child soldiers in CAR. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Alexandra Zavis, a reporter who met with some of the former child fighters.
May 18, 2014
Ukraine votes next week in a presidential election, but there's still separatist unrest in the east. NPR's Corey Flintoff tells NPR's Lynn Neary how a local oligarch restored peace in one city.
May 18, 2014
Stories about poverty can evoke strong reactions, in part because Americans are conflicted about the topic. Both bad circumstances and bad choices can be the cause.
May 18, 2014
Courts have found a new source of funding by charging fees to defendants who go through the criminal justice system. NPR's Joe Shapiro tells NPR's Lynn Neary about his year-long investigation into the fees.
May 18, 2014
NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Sadanand Dhume of the American Enterprise Institute about the results of the Indian election.
May 18, 2014
Sam Brownback's reelection as the GOP governor of Kansas might have been a slam dunk, but he's managed to anger enough constituency groups — including some Republicans — that now he faces a real race.
May 18, 2014
Why would anyone pay for something when the exact same thing is available for free? That's the question asked of an obscure federal agency pursuing a Cold War mission in the age of the search engine.
May 18, 2014

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