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A Summer Of Terrorism Points To The Limits Of Counterterrorism

The recent series of major terror attacks — from Orlando to Istanbul to Nice — have exposed some uncomfortable truths about the limits of counterterrorism.
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Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism

An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
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The Sole Doctor In The Hospital Shoulders The Burden Of HIV

Dr. Marlen Baroso works at the health center in Beira, a port city in Mozambique. She treats patients with ailments, accident victims, women in labor — and thousands of people with HIV.
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Kabul Bombing Leaves At Least 80 Dead

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200 Saturday. Reporter Jennifer Glasse speaks from Kabul.
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Munich Mourns Mass Shooting Victims While Police Search For A Motive

The German city of Munich is in shock today, after nine people and a gunman died in a mass shooting Friday. Police are trying to determine the motive of the 18-year-old shooter.
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Russian Balloonist Circumnavigates The Globe, Claims World Record

A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has piloted a balloon around the world solo and non-stop in 11 days, braving air too thin to breath, below-freezing temperatures, storms and barely any sleep.
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Dozens Killed In Attack On Protest March Of Minority Hazara Community In Kabul

Afghan authorities say that at least 80 people were killed and 231 were injured in the attack. The Islamic State claimed responsibility, saying it was targeting a "gathering of Shiites."
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Fast-Track Program: Kenyan Runners Join U.S. Army — And Olympic Team

A U.S. Army program allows elite athletes to join the military and train in their sport. Four Kenyan distance runners in the U.S. military quickly became citizens and will represent America in Rio.
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Russia Awaits Potential Rio Olympics Ban Decision, After Widespread Doping Practices

On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether or not to ban Russia from competing due to state-sponsored doping. NPR's Scott Simon talks about the decision with NPR's Tom Goldman.
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Munich Shooting Rampage: What We Know

German police say the man who killed nine people at a shopping mall on Friday was an 18-year-old student who they believe was acting alone. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Daniel Estrin.

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