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Around the Nation
1:55 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Baltimore Officials Face Criticism For Slow Response To Riots

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 6:22 pm

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Around the Nation
5:14 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Baltimore Mayor Condemns Violent Protesters At Press Conference

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 7:24 pm

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All Tech Considered
3:58 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:21 pm

Thanks to the fast-growing sharing economy, anyone can make money renting out his home or car — or by becoming a personal chef.

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Around the Nation
3:57 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Violent Protests Erupt In Baltimore After Freddie Gray's Funeral

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 7:21 pm

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It's All Politics
3:56 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Clinton foundation's Clinton Global Initiative conference with her husband, Bill, and daughter, Chelsea, looking on.
Michael Loccisano Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:28 am

During the early phase of her presidential run, Hillary Clinton has been dogged by scrutiny of her family's foundation, the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. The Clintons have pushed back, calling the foundation among the most transparent foundations in the world.

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The Two-Way
2:54 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years

A man stands near collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on April 27, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit Nepal. Aftershocks tend to get less frequent with time, scientists say, but not necessarily gentler.
Prakash Mathema AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 3:20 pm

Aftershocks following Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake in Nepal are jangling nerves and complicating rescue operations. So far, there have been more than a dozen quakes of magnitude 5 or higher, and another two dozen between magnitude 4.5 and 5.

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Around the Nation
2:38 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

California Cemeteries Adapt To Water Restrictions To Avoid Going Dry

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:14 pm

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Television
2:38 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Successful Superhero TV Shows Go Beyond Superpowers

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:14 pm

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Politics
1:25 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

U.S., Japan Announce Updated Defense Guidelines

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:14 pm

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Pop Culture
1:25 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Stephen Hawking Says Zayn Malik Could Still Be In One Direction In A Parallel Universe

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:14 pm

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Law
1:25 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Tsarnaev Defense Urges Jury To Spare His Life

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:14 pm

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Africa
3:33 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

South Africa's Xenophobic Attacks 'Vile,' Says Zulu King Accused Of Inciting Them

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, center, arrives at a Zulu gathering at a stadium in Durban, South Africa. Six people have died in anti-immigrant violence in the city in recent weeks, and another death has been reported in Johannesburg; Zwelithini is accused of inciting the attacks with incendiary comments, but says his remarks were taken out of context.
AP

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 9:36 pm

Goodwill Zwelithini is the influential king of South Africa's Zulu nation. Comments that he made last month — when he reportedly said head lice should be squashed and foreigners should pack their belongings and leave the country — have been blamed for igniting attacks on foreigners, resulting in at least seven deaths. But Zwelithini denies inciting the violence.

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Asia
3:17 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

A Day After Earthquake, Nepal Struck By Aftershocks

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 5:51 pm

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Sports
3:17 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

How Will 'Off-The-Field' Issues Affect Jameis Winston's NFL Prospects?

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 3:34 pm

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World
3:17 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

Malta's Coast Guard Rescues Migrants — And Feels The Strain

Soldiers in Malta carry coffins during a funeral service for 24 migrants who drowned while trying to reach southern Italy.
Alessandra Tarantino AP

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 3:34 pm

This week, the bodies of 24 unidentified migrants were laid to rest in Malta, the European island nation in the Mediterranean Sea. They were among more than 800 people who lost their lives last weekend off the coast of Libya when their ship capsized as they were trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach a better life.

Lieutenant Keith Caruana of the Armed Forces of Malta spoke with NPR's Arun Rath about the situation in the Mediterranean — and the toll it has taken on rescuers after more than a decade of trying to save the lives of desperate people seeking safety.

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