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In Germany, A Case Against Another Alleged American Spy

U.S.-German relations were further strained Wednesday over reports that prosecutors in Germany are investigating a German soldier accused of spying for the U.S. It's the second such case in a week.
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The Ballad Of The 13-Year-Old North Korean Capitalist

In North Korea, tiny private markets have emerged where people can buy and sell food and clothing. In fact, one 13-year-old girl went into business for herself, and the government of North Korea tried to stop her support of capitalism.
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What Happens When Israeli Mourners Visit A Palestinian Family

The scene was predictably awkward, even painfully so. But as NPR's Ari Shapiro reported for today's Morning Edition, the visit also brought a moment of grace for many of those involved.
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Rivals Claim Victory In Indonesian Presidential Election

Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo based his claim on early results, which have been accurate in the past. But his rival, Suharto-era Gen. Prabowo Subianto, is refusing to concede.
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Germany Widens Spy Investigation Reportedly Involving U.S.

News reports say police raided the home and office of an official in the German Defense Ministry. It comes just days after the arrest of a man last week for allegedly passing secrets to the U.S.
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Flop Life: What If We All Acted Like We Were In The World Cup?

A new parody video depicts people gently bumping into one another in normal settings such as cafes and groceries — but with calamitous results.
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As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In Russia

Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia, which was granted last August, is set to expire at the end of this month.
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5,000 Years Old: Ancient Yew Tree Identified In Wales

While it's not exceptionally tall, the tree has a wide canopy. And it dates back to the era of Egypt's great pyramids.
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Defending Tour De France Champ Froome Quits Race

After falling twice in treacherous conditions on today's stage of the bicycle race, Chris Froome is forced to abandon his quest to repeat last year's victory.
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Volunteer Recap: A Bumpy (And Itchy) Ride Through Tanzania

Nick Stadlberger, a medical student at Dartmouth, spent a month volunteering at Muhimbili Hospital in Dar es Salaam. The scariest moment, he says, was when he boarded a dala dala bus.

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