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Survivors Of Malaysia Airlines Flight Ask, What Next?

The families of passengers who were aboard the missing airline have many hard questions — including what kind of compensation they can expect. NPR's Scott Simon discusses this with lawyer Marc Moller.
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McCain: Sanctions Are Not Enough Against Putin

Some lawmakers are saying that the annexation of Crimea could fundamentally change how the U.S. relates to Russia. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sen. John McCain.
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Obama Holds Talks With King Abdullah In Saudi Arabia

President Obama is wrapping up a quick visit to Saudi Arabia, where he met with King Abdulla. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Ellen Knickmeyer, who is based in Riyad.
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The Pope And Obama Share A Knack For Inspiring The Young

President Obama met with Pope Francis this week at the Vatican. Among those watching most closely were young American Catholics.
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Egypt's Death Penalties Set New Standard Of Severity

This week an Egyptian court sentenced over 500 people to death. NPR's Leila Fadel tells NPR's Scott Simon that it was one of the harshest verdicts ever imposed in modern Egypt.
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Made In China — But Was It Made In A Prison?

Prisoners in China's re-education-through-labor camps make everything from electronics to shoes, which find their way into U.S. homes. U.S. efforts to stop their export have met with limited success.
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Dans Le Train, French Spend Their Commute Learning English

A recent study ranked France at the bottom in Europe when it came to English proficiency. But some French are trying, like those who take lessons on high-speed commuter trains.
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GM Recalls More Cars Over Possible Faulty Ignition Switches

The recall covers 971,000 cars worldwide and includes all model years of the Chevy Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice, Saturn Ion and Sky. It follows a recall of 1.6 million cars last month.
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In U.S., Mudslides Common, But Usually Few Deaths

As teams continue digging through the wreckage of the small communities destroyed by the Washington state mudslide, we answer some questions about this natural phenomenon.
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Russia's Energy Market Heft Leaves Neighbors Unsettled

Moscow has long used its energy exports to win political concessions from its neighbors. In the last decade, Russia has twice threatened to cut off its natural gas supplies to Ukraine.

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