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Amid the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, a focus more on 'how Jews lived than about how they perished.'
March 01, 2015
Anti-fracking activists say they're being targeted by law enforcement agencies that work with the oil and gas industries to monitor threats to infrastructure.
March 01, 2015
As Mr. Spock on Star Trek, the late Leonard Nimoy embodied the conflicts faced by many biracial and other people of color. Even on the diverse crew of the Enterprise, he stood out.
March 01, 2015
Syria's refugees are waiting for a new life. The artists among them are depicting this life in limbo — and their memories of the country they left behind.
March 01, 2015
Lung cancer survivors who met online banded together to get an option they credited with helping them added to treatment guidelines used by cancer specialists.
March 01, 2015
Amid the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, a focus more on 'how Jews lived than about how they perished.'
March 01, 2015
The cheeses of the Italian Alps are prized for their flavor. But the tradition of cheese-making here is dying off. Now remaining farmers are banding together around an unusual adoption program.
March 01, 2015
In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.
February 28, 2015
In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.
February 28, 2015
Congress will fund the Department of Homeland Security for one more week. Political correspondent Mara Liasson talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the politics of the battles being waged by congressional Republicans.
February 28, 2015
Cape Cod journalist Greg O'Brien has always found solace in running, and a diagnosis of Alzheimer's hasn't stopped him. But making it work — for himself and his family — isn't always easy.
February 28, 2015
The message from the Conservative Political Action Conference's first-ever Activism Boot Camp was clear: a win for Republicans in 2016 must be a team effort.
February 28, 2015
The planned reopening was moved up following the release of a video showing self-declared Islamic State extremists destroying priceless ancient artifacts in the Mosul museum.
February 28, 2015
A hot wind blows from the Sahara Desert across West Africa each winter. This year, the clouds of sand are so thick that flights are grounded, cocoa trees are suffering and everyone has a cough.
February 28, 2015
The organization, an offshoot of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood, controls the Gaza Strip.
February 28, 2015
Racial tensions between blacks and whites are at the heart of the "Ol' Man River" musical. Asian-American actors say it doesn't make sense to get on board.
February 28, 2015
The opposition leader and harsh critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down in public on Friday.
February 28, 2015
Wonky produce can take on absurdly entertaining shapes. But one food activist says learning to love these crazy contours is key to stopping mounds of food waste.
February 28, 2015
President Obama late Friday signed a stopgap measure to keep the department running for another week, but the tussle over his executive action on immigration, linked to the funding, is not over yet.
February 28, 2015
Leonard Nimoy died Friday at the age of 83. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the man who was best known for his role as Spock.
February 28, 2015

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