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Old Political Feud In Philippines Fuels Rage Over Typhoon Response

There's increasing anger in the Philippines that the rescue and recovery work following Typhoon Haiyan has been disrupted by the bitter rivalry between the country's political clans.
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British Case Points To Hidden Nature Of Modern Slavery

Three women were kept in a London home for three decades. Police say the women were restrained by "invisible handcuffs." The case is drawing attention to modern-day slavery in Britain and elsewhere.
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Norway's Magnus Carlsen Is New Chess World Champion

The 22-year-old prodigy defeated India's Viswanathan Anand over 10 games in Chennai, India. Carlsen becomes the highest-rated player of all time.
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Esperanza Spalding: Guantanamo Doesn't Represent 'Our America'

The Grammy-winning musician's new recording, "We Are America," protests the controversial detention center. But she tells NPR she doesn't like to call it a protest song. It's more of a "let's get together and do something pro-active, creative and productive" song.
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Do Sanctions Really Work?

Foreign leaders are gathered in Geneva, trying to come up with a plan to ease sanctions on Iran, in exchange for promises about their nuclear program. Guest host Celeste Headlee asks NPR's Tom Gjelten about when sanctions work, and why they sometimes don't.
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Jazz Legend Sandoval: Music 'Keeps You Alive'

Jazz great Arturo Sandoval received the National Medal of Freedom earlier this week. Guest host Celeste Headlee highlights his music, life and work.
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Pakistani Who Helped Hunt Bin Laden Is Charged With Murder

Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, who was recruited to collect DNA samples to help the U.S. zero in on Osama bin Laden, has been charged with murder in a case stemming from a surgery he performed on a teenage boy several years ago.
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World Headlines: Ukrainians Protest Government Decision On EU

Demonstrators gathered in Kiev's Independence Square over the government's decision to delay a landmark association agreement with the European Union. In other news, South Africa's media defy the government and publish photos of the president's home, and a new islet forms near Tokyo.
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Disaster In Latvia As Store's Roof Collapses, Killing Dozens

A massive hole opened up as much of a supermarket's roof fell down on shoppers and store employees. Several firefighters who responded to the scene were also killed by falling debris.
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Death Toll In The Philippines Rises Above 5,000

The number of people confirmed killed by Typhoon Haiyan continues to increase. Authorities are finding more victims as they search destroyed buildings and as they reach remote areas.

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