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On a return trip to eastern Ukraine, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley found a ceasefire that feels shaky and separatists who are full of swagger and determined to press their fight for independence.
September 28, 2014
Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.
September 28, 2014
Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the city.
September 28, 2014
New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.
September 28, 2014
President Obama did not seek permission from Congress to launch airstrikes last week. Legal experts and some lawmakers question how valid his claims for action are.
September 28, 2014
Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.
September 28, 2014
Currently, are about 100 refugees live in Afghanistan. But the country has no asylum laws, and the refugees are fighting for legal status or resettlement elsewhere.
September 28, 2014
El Hierro, the most remote of Spain's Canary Islands, used to import thousands of tons of diesel each year. Now a new power plant will let the island run entirely on renewable energy.
September 28, 2014
Rescuers found the bodies near the peak of an erupting volcano.
September 28, 2014
Let's compare two kinds of nothing: an empty patch of deep space and an empty piece of paper that was once beautiful. There's nothing to see in either. Or is there?
September 28, 2014
The officer, a woman, is expected to recover. A hunt for the suspect is underway.
September 27, 2014
Sure, she felt sick, but it was probably just stress. She had to make it to the crucial meeting at her son's school and solve the day care problem. But all along her heart was whispering, "enough."
September 27, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the UN one day after Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, saying it's up to Pakistan to create an "appropriate atmosphere" for peace talks.
September 27, 2014
Former congressman Jim Traficant, who died Saturday at age 73, served prison time for bribery and racketeering. But he always remained popular in Youngstown — a town that felt abandoned by others.
September 27, 2014
The Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery has died at age 73. He was critically hurt in a tractor accident earlier this week.
September 27, 2014
Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.
September 27, 2014
Seven airstrikes hit in Syria and three in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command, which adds that Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates participated in some strikes.
September 27, 2014
In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name.
September 27, 2014
One day after Chicago's air traffic system was crippled, some flights resume and details emerge about the man suspected of setting a fire inside a federal radar center.
September 27, 2014
The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction.
September 27, 2014

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