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Nearly 19,000 Civilians Killed In Iraq In 22 Months, U.N. Report Says

More than 35,000 were wounded during the same period. "The violence suffered by civilians in Iraq remains staggering," the report states, pointing to the "scourge" of ISIS.

IMF Lowers Its Growth Forecast For The Global Economy

Advanced economies are doing OK, but a sharp slowdown is plaguing much of the developing world, the IMF's latest report says.
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Americans Released From Iranian Prison

Guest host Susan Page speaks with Iran analyst Robin Wright about the secret negotiations between the U.S. and Iran and the latest on the freed Americans.


On The Sleepy Streets Of Islamabad, A Late-Night Need For Speed

In Pakistan's capital, teenagers in a group called Route 66 get their kicks drag racing illegally on the city's wide avenues. They're worried more about punishment from their parents than from police.

Becca Pizzi To Attempt Female Marathon Record

She plans to run seven marathons on seven days in seven continents. She'll start with an "easy" one: 26.2 miles in Antarctica.

China Reports Slowest Economic Growth In 25 Years

Not since the fallout from the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre has China's economy grown at such a slow pace: at just below 7 percent last year.

Area Satirical Publication The Onion Sold To Univision (Seriously)

The Spanish-language network gets a 40 percent, controlling stake in The Onion and related sites, including The A.V. Club and Clickhole. The move comes as Univision tries to reach more millennials.

Robert Levinson Disappeared In Iran In 2007. Where Is He?

Iran released 5 prisoners but Robert Levinson wasn't among them. Relatives have been waiting for news since he was detained in Iran. His son Daniel Levinson talks to Renee Montagne about the case.

Sanctions Against Iran Were Lifted; Iranian Reaction Was Lukewarm

The U.S. and European nations lifted sanctions against Iran over the weekend as part of the nuclear deal. Renee Montagne talks to economist Djavad Salehi-Isfahani about the impact in Iran.

Allegations Of Rigged Matches Rock Tennis World

High-ranking tennis players have been paid to lose, a BuzzFeed-BBC investigation finds. Renee Montagne talks to Paul Scotney of Sports Integrity Services. He authored an initial report in 2008.