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Kathmandu In Chaos After Massive Saturday Earthquake

One day after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, killing more than 2,000 people, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks correspondent Julie McCarthy, who is in Kathmandu.
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Eeny Meeny Miny Mo, A Chant That Spans The Globe

Every kid seems to know a version of Eeny Meeny Miny Mo. Harvard PhD student Adrienne Raphel looked into its origins, and tells NPR's Rachel Martin it's found on playgrounds around the world.
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U.K. Candidates Stumble Just Days Before General Election

The U.K. will vote in a general election on May 7. The BBC's Jonny Dymond has spent the last month covering a contest notable for, he says, closeness and dullness in equal measure — until now.
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Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

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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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