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Powerful Aftershock Jars Kathmandu; Nepal Quake Toll Rises

A magnitude-6.7 aftershock rumbled the Nepalese capital and sent people running for open ground Sunday morning.
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Solving Crimes With Pollen, One Grain Of Evidence At A Time

Dallas Mildenhall is one of the world's few forensic pollen experts. He recently identified a rare, mutated pollen grain that helped police crack a murder case in his native New Zealand.
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The Armenian Diaspora Remembers And Mourns

The largest Armenian population in the United States lives in Glendale, Calif. NPR's Arun Rath attended a vigil to commemorate the centennial of mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.
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Turkey's Armenian Artists Honor Their Community's Past

Turkey is gradually allowing minority populations more avenues of expression, including in the arts. This week, thousands attended a rare and moving Istanbul performance of Armenian music and poetry.
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Devastating Earthquake Hits Nepal, Kills More Than 1,000

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a Nepali Times editor, about today's deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.
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From Alabama To ISIS

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Ellie Hall of Buzzfeed News about a Yemeni-American student named Hoda who left Alabama to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria.
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Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.
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On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or Sherpas have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.
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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.
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Flood Of Desperate Refugees Tests Spaniards' Tolerance

Arab and African migrants are landing on Spain's coast in a region with a 34 percent unemployment. That's created friction and prompted a debate about how best to help them.

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