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The militant Sunni group took over four western Iraqi towns. Meanwhile, there were reports that the Iraqi military had run out of Hellfire missiles six days ago.
June 22, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry will be the highest level U.S. official to meet with Egypt's new president, but the trip will be heavily focused on what to do in Iraq.
June 22, 2014
An Egyptian court will issue a verdict Monday in the case of three Al Jezeera journalists who have been in jail for months. Correspondent Leila Fadel talks to NPR's Lynn Neary about the long, dramatic case.
June 22, 2014
Before the results are even in, Abdullah Abdullah says he won't recognize the recent Afghan election's outcome. The presidential frontrunner has pushed the country to the brink of a political crisis.
June 22, 2014
A Los Angeles doctor is training barbers to check their customers for high blood pressure. He's targeting the social hubs for black men because of the health risks associated with hypertension.
June 22, 2014
Charges of sexual harassment and abuse against major players in fashion have put the industry under scrutiny. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to model Sara Ziff, who founded a non-profit to protect models.
June 22, 2014
With Islamist militants bearing down on Baghdad, Iraq again is facing the prospect of a wider regional conflict on sectarian lines. Correspondent Peter Kenyon gives NPR's Lynn Neary a primer.
June 22, 2014
The U.S. soccer team has a tough matchup Sunday against Portugal. Win and the Americans are in. Lose or tie, and the road gets a lot tougher with next Thursday's game against Germany.
June 22, 2014
Doctors and patients are trying to balance the need for pain relief and the potential for trouble. In an NPR poll, addiction and side effects were the top concerns.
June 22, 2014
Doctors and patients are trying to balance the need for pain relief and the potential for trouble. In an NPR poll, addiction and side effects were the top concerns.
June 22, 2014
Clinton's path to the Democratic presidential nomination looks to be wide open, with no one in a position to stop her. Here are three reasons she could take the 2016 contest, if she wants it.
June 22, 2014
Hotel hallways are cramped and narrow, like cages. But Storyboard P won't be trapped. Watch this Brooklyn dancer float toward a fire extinguisher — beauty in tight places.
June 22, 2014
The $300 million Arena de Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, has been one of the focal points for critics who say Brazil should be spending money on things other than a World Cup extravaganza.
June 21, 2014
Pope Francis made the statement during an open air mass, saying mafiosos have a "contempt for the common good."
June 21, 2014
During a sermon in Baghdad, Nassir al-Saedi said they would ready for "the occupier" "if you are back." Meanwhile, ISIS took control of two towns.
June 21, 2014
Blacks and Latinos are much more likely to say housing prices have forced them to move to places where they felt less safe and had worse schools.
June 21, 2014
The same judge had originally sentenced 683 people to the death penalty. The defendants, mostly supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, were accused of attacking a police station.
June 21, 2014
Pressure is increasing for a deal over limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions. Negotiators have one month until the current temporary agreement will expire.
June 21, 2014
One nation under God, with many different religious traditions.
June 21, 2014
A sulfur compound in garlic can linger in the body for up to two days, stinking up your breath, sweat and pee. Milk, parsley or citrus might help break it down more quickly or mask the stench.
June 21, 2014

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