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Father And Daughter Circumnavigate The Globe Using A Mental Compass

Hokule'a — a voyaging canoe based on ancient Polynesian craft — is travelling around the world. Its navigators have learned to traverse the open ocean relying the sun, stars, and waves.
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'High Highs And Deep Lows': 5 Days With Doctors Without Borders In South Sudan

In the past year, dozens of hospitals run by the medical aid group Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF, have been attacked. NPR spends a week with two doctors in a hospital inside an enormous refugee camp in South Sudan to find out why they work in dangerous places, and what the work is like.
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Hiroshima Survivor Recalls Bombing In Fight To Achieve Nuclear Disarmament

On Aug. 6, 1945, Setsuko Thurlow was a 13-year-old girl living in Hiroshima, Japan. Thurlow survived the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima that day and has since become an activist for nuclear disarmament. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Thurlow about her experience and her reaction to President Obama's visit to Hiroshima.
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Obama Walks Tricky Line In Visit To Hiroshima, Japan

The White House says President Obama will not apologize for the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima when he visits the Japanese city on Friday. NPR looks at the political significance of the visit and the tricky line Obama will have to walk.
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#HeforShe: Why These Guys Speak Up For Women's Rights

Typically women are the ones who get involved with reproductive rights and family planning. But there are exceptions.
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A Moth Nicknamed 'Tomato Ebola' Ravages Nigeria's Tomatoes

The president has declared a tomato state of emergency in the northern sector.
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Protests Escalate In France As Labor Groups Face Off With Government

French President Francois Hollande wants to loosen the nation's strict labor code. The country's largest union is fiercely opposed.
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In Historic Hiroshima Visit, Obama To Push For Nuclear-Free World

The city is now synonymous with the deadly nuclear age that began there more than seven decades ago. White House officials stress that Obama will not apologize for the bombing.
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Here's Why Israel's New Defense Minister Is So Controversial

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has named hard-liner Avigdor Lieberman his new defense minister, a move that has ignited a fierce debate inside Israel and beyond.
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'Brexit' Vote Looms As Sides Squabble Over Whether To Leave EU

A month before Britons vote on whether to leave the European Union, Britain's Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch argues leaving would be a bad idea. He talks to Renee Montagne about the upcoming vote.

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