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March 31, 2015
Some of Washington's closest allies have signed on to a new Asian development bank. The U.S. opposes the bank in part because it presents a challenge to American influence in the Asia region.
March 31, 2015
Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today.
March 31, 2015
"This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs," said Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton tweeted: "Sad this new Indiana law can happen in America today."
March 31, 2015
British colonialists brought lamb ham to America, where a sugar-cured, smoked variety became popular. Easier-to-cure pork ham eventually took its place, but now two Virginians are bringing it back.
March 31, 2015
Scientists are still better than computers at assessing a neuron's health by looking at its shape. But an effort that includes an international series of hackathons could help speed the process.
March 31, 2015
Soon after it was announced that Noah will host The Daily Show, it emerged that some of his tweets mocked women and Jews — tweets that critics have called sexist and anti-Semitic.
March 31, 2015
A sitting president has never lost a presidential bid in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. Partial results showed Goodluck Jonathan trailing Muhammadu Buhari by close to 3 million votes.
March 31, 2015
It's the first time Queen Elizabeth is facing a possible strike by employees of the royal family. At issue is whether employees should be expected to do extra work for no additional pay.
March 31, 2015
Mixing judges with campaign contributions can lead to conflicts of interest. Fresh Air talks to retired Judge Sue Bell Cobb and the Center for American Progress' Billy Corriher.
March 31, 2015
In Africa, where there aren't always roads from point A to point B, drones could take critical medicines to remote spots. But the airborne vehicles make people uneasy for lots of reasons.
March 31, 2015
The outage halted public transportation and shuttered business across much of Turkey. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the country's blackout, the biggest in 15 years.
March 31, 2015
Scientists say they've IDed the bacteria that emits that rank smell after a hard workout. Future deodorants might target that bad actor rather than blocking sweat glands or nuking all bacteria.
March 31, 2015
The new target was submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Tuesday. Part of a plan for a new international treaty, it would give the U.S. 10 years to reach its goal.
March 31, 2015
This week, NPR's Michel Martin has been leading challenging conversations about the fear of black men. Now we want to hear from you.
March 31, 2015
The late Stieg Larsson's Millennium series of novels is getting an addition, The Girl in the Spider's Web. The book, written by David Lagercrantz, just got its title and a U.S. release date: Sept. 1.
March 31, 2015
This year, at Emory University's global health challenge, students had to come up with clever solutions for a pressing problem. Only it wasn't a superbug. It was the extreme violence in Honduras.
March 31, 2015
The six nations that have been debating a plan to curb Iran's nuclear program – and ease economic sanctions — will hit the deadline for an agreement at 6 p.m. ET.
March 31, 2015
Of his Republican colleagues at the state house, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard says, "Sometimes, they're having trouble understanding the breadth and the depth of what's happening here."
March 31, 2015
Teachers in remote areas say blogging is a great way to plug into conversations with other educators.
March 31, 2015

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