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Syrian Refugee Finds $55,000 Cash, Turns It In To German Police

Eight months after he entered Germany as a refugee from Homs, a Syrian man is being praised as a hero by local police for his honesty.
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Tough Problem: Airport Public Areas Designed For Commerce, Not Security

U.S. airports have security checkpoints to keep weapons off airplanes. But airports have public areas where people shop, check bags and line up for TSA. The public areas create vulnerabilities.
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Turkey's Debilitating Conflicts On Three Separate Fronts

Turkey is currently battling Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Islamic State and Kurdish separatists in southeast Turkey. All the battles are draining the country, and none is going well.
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After Brexit Vote, U.K. Sees A Wave Of Hate Crimes And Racist Abuse

Since voting to leave the EU, Britain has seen a spike in reports of hate crimes and incidents of abuse, including dog excrement thrown at a German's door and anti-Polish messages left on doorsteps.
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Wardrobe Malfunction: 'Power Pleat' Causes Problems At Wimbledon

Three days into the Wimbledon tennis championships, Nike's new pleated dress has some players looking for ways to keep their wardrobe from interfering with their job: winning tennis matches.
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How "Borderless" Cuisines Shape Modern D.C.

Kojo and Pati Jinich, author and host of PBS's "Pati's Mexican Table," explore how cuisines become "borderless," and the fusions of flavors shaping the culture of modern D.C.

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Readers' Review: "Drown" by Junot Diaz

For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.

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'The Aleppo Evil' Is Making A Comeback

It's a disfiguring disease spread by the bite of sand flies. And there are fears that the Syrian refugee problem is triggering a dramatic increase in cases.
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Obama: Trump, Brexit Vote Both Tap Into Fear Of 'Funny-Looking People'

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the president acknowledges "parallels" between the U.S. election and Britain's vote to leave the EU. But "the differences are greater than the similarities."
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Death Toll Rises In Istanbul; Airport Reopens Hours After The Attack

The death toll from Tuesday night's attack rose to more than 40 people. Authorities say the violence was carried out by three suicide bombers armed with guns and explosives.

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