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The city's light rail has attracted Israeli and Palestinian riders. But it has also been a source of controversy in a conflict where even the trains are freighted with political significance.
March 16, 2015
Baseball has long been labeled America's pastime, but some have argued that politics actually deserves that title. It turns out there are more than a few parallels between the two this time of year.
March 16, 2015
The Center for Students in Recovery at the University of Texas is one of a small but growing number of programs catering to former addicts at U.S. colleges and universities.
March 15, 2015
NPR's Arun Rath talks with international correspondent Peter Kenyon about the resumption of nuclear talks with Iran, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister in Lausanne, Switzerland.
March 15, 2015
The St. Louis County Police Department arrested a suspect in the shooting that wounded two police officers last Thursday in Ferguson, Mo. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Emanuele Berry of St. Louis Public Radio about the arrest and investigation.
March 15, 2015
Dogs are routinely used by police forces for crime investigations, drug sniffing or search and rescue missions. But to L.A. county K-9 handler, Karina Peck, "Indy" the dog is more than a co-worker.
March 15, 2015
NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro says protesters don't just want Dilma Rousseff gone: They are demanding the ruling party be booted as well. Some estimates say 1 million people protested across Brazil.
March 15, 2015
Today's meeting in Switzerland comes a week after 47 Senate Republicans signed an open letter to Iran suggesting any deal reached would lapse the day President Obama leaves office.
March 15, 2015
The St. Louis County Police Department announced the arrest on social media. A news conference announcing the details of the arrest was scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
March 15, 2015
The comments were made to CBS. The U.S. has previously said the Syrian leader "needs to go." But nearly four years into the Syrian civil war, there are few signs of that happening.
March 15, 2015
Durst, the troubled heir to a New York real estate fortune, has been questioned in the past over two deaths and a disappearance. It is unclear if his arrest is linked to those cases.
March 15, 2015
The attack is the latest in a series targeting the country's Christian minority. Irate protesters attacked people whom they suspected of being behind the explosions, killing at least one person.
March 15, 2015
Getting a ticket isn't all bad when it's in Farmington, N.H. Police Chief John Drury tells NPR's Rachel Martin that officers there are giving out pizza coupons for good behavior.
March 15, 2015
The scale of the destruction wreaked by Cyclone Pam is becoming slowly apparent. The storm, which struck Vanuatu late Friday, destroyed buildings and crops, killed at least 8 people and injured 20.
March 15, 2015
A Univision commentator's racist remarks about Michelle Obama reveal an ugly truth about Latin American culture: It's really racist.
March 15, 2015
At the annual event in Austin, Texas: Big data, privacy, physics and the power of Twitter.
March 15, 2015
Think you know your NCAA tournament facts? Try these on for size: What are the odds of a perfect bracket? What surgery is performed more frequently during the madness?
March 15, 2015
Some dolls don't look quite right. There's just something creepy about them. Turns out those dolls fetch a high price on eBay and Etsy.
March 15, 2015
Forget cathedrals and wine houses. A new guided tour takes visitors to Portugal's slums to see the effects of Europe's economic crisis. This story originally aired March 10 on Morning Edition.
March 15, 2015
A decade ago Kenya banned the practice of covering minibuses — called matatus — with wild images. The concern: window blockage. Now the art is making a comeback, and powerful bus owners are behind it.
March 15, 2015

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