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Cooperation is rare these days between Washington and Moscow. But the U.S. Embassy handed over 28 historical documents that had disappeared in the tumultuous years following the Soviet breakup.
March 5, 2016
China's Super League is signing international stars for huge sums. Given government interest, investor enthusiasm and an enormous potential fan base, could Chinese soccer be the sport's next force?
March 5, 2016
The actress' latest role in "Hello, My Name is Doris" hits close to home: "The story really is a coming of age — of a woman of age." As for Fields, she welcomes the stages of old age with openness.
March 5, 2016
The Hokule'a, a Hawaiian double-hulled sailing canoe, arrives back in American waters for the first time since 2014. The canoe relies only on sails for power and the wind and the stars for navigation.
March 5, 2016
Spring is for the birds. And some are pretty odd. There's a bird that walks under water and another that impales its prey. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Ray Brown from "Talkin' Birds."
March 5, 2016
Five months from now, the Olympics open in Brazil. Are the stadiums ready? Are the athletes? NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, who lives in Rio de Janeiro, talks to sport's correspondent, Tom Goldman.
March 5, 2016
Workers in the Thai fishing industry have won a major labor victory. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks to Andy Hall, a labor activist in Bangkok, who helped the migrant workers win their case.
March 5, 2016
Engineers warn that the Mosul dam in Iraq could collapse at any time, threatening 1.5 million people. Needed repairs on the poorly built structure haven't been carried out since ISIS held it.
March 5, 2016
Conservative Christians have surprised pundits with their support for Donald Trump. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Bible translator and minister Jim Linzey about his endorsement.
March 5, 2016
The GOP establishment wants to bring Donald Trump down. Donors are going on the attack. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro discusses the strategy and the money with Domenico Montanaro and Peter Overby.
March 5, 2016
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, was detained by police on Friday. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks to Brian Winter of the "Americas Quarterly" about the allegations of fraud.
March 5, 2016
The "Prince of Tides" author Pat Conroy, age 70, has died. He had pancreatic cancer. NPR's Scott Simon spoke with Conroy in 2010 about the people who shaped him as a writer, and as a reader.
March 5, 2016
After years of decline, the numbers of Monarch butterflies are up. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jorge Rickards of the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico about their promising rebound.
March 5, 2016
Reformers did well in Iran's parliamentary elections, but Iranians say the chaos in neighboring countries makes them wary of too much change beyond working on the economy.
March 5, 2016
The Conservative Political Action Conference — CPAC — is meeting in Washington. But Donald Trump won't be there. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro discusses the race with Sarah McCammon.
March 5, 2016
There will be seven presidential contests this weekend. Most of them will be small caucuses. Reporters in three states — Kentucky, Kansas and Maine — describe the races they're covering.
March 5, 2016
The Republican candidates' rhetoric is getting heated, and a little dirty. GOP political consultant Frank Luntz tells NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro why the candidates need to tone it down.
March 5, 2016
Two years after the only health clinic that provided abortions in Northwest Montana's Flathead Valley was destroyed, its former owner is suing a local ministry group and others for damages.
March 5, 2016
While genetic mutations are nearly ubiquitous in cancer, they may not always be the driving force for disease, some researchers say. They suggest looking at disruptions in cellular metabolism.
March 5, 2016
The best-selling author was known for novels such as The Great Santini and The Prince Of Tides. He had announced last month that he had pancreatic cancer.
March 4, 2016

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