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Missing Malaysian Airliner May Have Turned Back

Military radar shows the vanished Boeing 777 may have turned back, Malaysia's air force chief said. The international search in South China Sea continues.
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Die-Hard Disney Fans Band Together At The Happiest Place On Earth

Packs of enthusiasts have started meeting up in Disneyland with matching gear and group names, like The Neverlanders and Walt's Misfits. Disney gangs? Not quite.
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Malaysian Jetline's Status Still Unknown After Day Of Searching

The Malaysian plane en route to Beijing has been missing for more than 24 hours. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Anthony Kuhn in Beijing.
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Why Getting 'El Chapo' Wasn't The End Of The Drug War

The Mexican government is touting its capture of the drug kingpin known as El Chapo as evidence of success in its efforts to curtail drug violence. But, reporter Carrie Kahn tells NPR's Arun Rath, some say the rise of other vigilante groups show the true depth of the problem.
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How Sanctions May Affect Russia's Moves In Ukraine

The U.S. has begun implementing some sanctions and the European Union is considering its own in response to Russia's actions in Crimea. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Matthew Rojansky of the Wilson Center about the restrictions' impact.
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Locals Join Crimean Defense Forces, Allied With Russia

In Ukraine, tensions are high in the Crimean Peninsula. NPR's Emily Harris reports on the swearing in of new members to the Crimean defense force.
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Malaysian Jetliner Has Been Missing For More Than 24 Hours; Search Goes On

A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet had 239 people on board when it took off from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday. Families of those aboard are gathering near airports, fearing the worst.
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Ukraine: Military Standoffs And High Tensions Reported

Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine's military have avoided violence in what's widely seen as a dangerous and uncertain situation. Diplomats are still working to find a possible solution.
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How Sanctions Against Russia Could Come Back To Bite Europe

EU countries are threatening punitive economic measures against Russia for its involvement in Crimea, but longstanding ties between Russia and the EU could make sanctions a double-edged sword.
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The Conflict Inside Ukraine Is More Than An East-West Divide

The crisis in Ukraine stems from a generational divide, according to Julia Ioffe, senior editor at The New Republic. She tells NPR's Scott Simon that Russia's Vladimir Putin has plans for Ukraine.

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