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'Don't Be Afraid Of The Bullets' A Memoir Of Reporting In Yemen

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Laura Kasinof about her memoir on her experience reporting in Yemen during the Arab Spring called, Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets.

ISIS's 'Jihadi John' Revealed As Londoner Born In Kuwait

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Washington Post contributor Souad Mekhennet. The Post broke the news about the identity of "Jihadi John,

Opposition Grows To Nicaragua Canal Connecting Atlantic And Pacific

The canal would allow passage for the largest ships on the water, but cut through wetlands, forests and the region's largest freshwater lake — and environmentalists worry about the consequences.

How Tents And Fried Chicken Help Stop Childhood Cancers

There's little money for cancer care in the developing world. Many children with curable cancers die. But two doctors believe it's time to stop accepting cancer as a death sentence in poor countries.

South Korea Decriminalizes Cheating, Shares Of Contraceptive Companies Rise

The country's Constitutional Court voted 7-2 to abolish a 1953 law that made adultery a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.

Banksy's Murals Turn Up In Gaza Strip

The artist, who uses public spaces for his often-provocative murals, posted images of art created in the Gaza Strip, along with a two-minute video of life in the Palestinian territory.
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Monsoons, Typhoons, Volcanic Ash: Other Countries' Snow Day Equivalents

Kids in many parts of the U.S. are used to getting days off school because of snow. In other countries, monsoons or volcanic ash might be the reason the school bell doesn't ring.


Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

Judge Throws Out Cover-Up Allegations Against Argentine President

The judge ruled prosecutors' claims against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner failed to meet standards for an investigation. She was accused of covering up Iran's alleged role in a bombing.

James Bond Meets His Match — The Roman Cobblestone

Actor Daniel Craig reportedly hit his head when the Aston Martin he was driving during filming the 24th James Bond thriller encountered a loose sanpietrino, as the cobblestones in Rome are known.