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Historian May Have Discovered Henry I's Final Resting Place

Yet another English monarch might be buried underneath an English parking lot. Scott Simon has more.
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People-Smuggling Is Big Business In Myanmar

Thousands of migrants remain trapped on boats in Southeast Asia's Andaman Sea. NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Michael Sullivan about what he heard from some of the people who've reached Thailand.
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El Salvador Arch Bishop Moves Closer To Sainthood

One of Latin America's most celebrated religious figures moves one step closer to sainthood Saturday. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Carrie Kahn about the beatification of Oscar Romero.
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Photos Capture The Joy On Playgrounds Around The World

From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.
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Remembering Marines Who Died On A Mission Of Mercy In Nepal

Six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers died in a helicopter crash while delivering earthquake relief supplies. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the kind of people who risk their lives for strangers.
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Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly To Approve Same-Sex Marriage

Both sides in the debate conceded that the referendum to enshrine marriage equality in the Irish constitution has succeeded.
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Fast-Track Trade Authority, A Step Toward Asia Deal, Passes Full Senate

The bill still must clear the House. The measure would clear the way for President Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is unpopular with labor groups and some Democrats.
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Expats Find Brazil's Reputation For Race-Blindness Is Undone By Reality

Brazil is touted as one of the most racially harmonious places in the world, but people of color who move there say they are surprised at the degree of discrimination they face based on skin color.
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U.S., Cuba Continue Talks On Reopening Embassies

Cuban and American diplomats extended for a second day talks aimed at reopening embassies. They are expected to unveil their progress in a news conference Friday.
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Week In Politics: U.S. Policy On Islamic State, 2016 Presidential Race

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Ramesh Ponnuru of the National Review about U.S. policy on the self-declared Islamic State and the 2016 presidential race.

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