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Gastrodiplomacy: Cooking Up A Tasty Lesson On War And Peace

An international relations scholar is using her students' love of food to teach them about global conflicts. It's a form of winning hearts and minds that's gaining traction among world governments.
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A Renewed Search For Joseph Kony

President Barack Obama ordered a new push in the hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony in Uganda, sending U.S. military aircraft for the first time.


Japan To Turn Over Nuclear Stockpile To U.S. For Safe Keeping

Tokyo had long maintained the cache of highly enriched uranium and weapons-grade plutonium for research purposes. The deal is a major nonproliferation victory for the White House.

Analysis Shows Flight 370 'Ended' In Indian Ocean, Malaysia Says

Prime Minister Najib Razak says new analysis by satellite company Inmarsat shows that the plane took a southerly route toward an area off western Australia "far from any landing sites."

Ukraine Orders Its Troops Out Of Crimea As G-7 Meets On Crisis

As a long-planned summit in the Netherlands gets underway, Russian troops have occupied nearly all of the military bases on the Black Sea peninsula.

Focus On Ukraine's Crisis With Russia Moves Eastward

Russian troops have taken full control of the Crimea region. People in eastern Ukraine, the part closest to Russia, wonder if they're next.

Troncoso Family Finds Success On U.S. Side Of Border With Mexico

Stories from the Morning Edition road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border continues with a stop in El Paso, Texas. The Troncoso family of Mexico crossed a quarter mile into the U.S. many years ago.

On The Mend, But Wounds Of Violence Still Scar Juarez

Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is still difficult for many.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Freed On Bail

Alaa Abdel Fattah, one of Egypt's best-known bloggers, has a long track record of criticizing the government; he's been doing it over the course of four regimes.

The Rarely Told Stories Of Sexual Assault Against Female Migrants

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep about his road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border. Sexual assault has become more common for women who make the perilous trip across the dessert into the U.S.