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Week In Politics: Outsider Presidential Candidates, Joe Biden On 'Colbert'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times.
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'Serial Rebel' Jeremy Corbyn Expected To Win Labour Party Leadership

The British Labour Party is choosing its next leader who will go head-to-head with Prime Minister David Cameron in Parliament. Frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is not exactly considered mainstream.
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Serena Williams' Grand Slam Quest Ends With Loss To Roberta Vinci

Serena Williams will not be playing for a grand slam Saturday in the women's singles final. She lost to Roberta Vinci in three sets in the U.S Open semifinal Friday.
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U.S. Diplomatic Hopes Fade As Russia Provides More Support To Syrian Regime

Russia is doubling down on its support for the Syrian regime, as the U.S. tries to revive a diplomatic track. NPR explores how the U.S. has misread Russia all these years.
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Rep. Steve Israel Condemns Use Of Iran Nuclear Deal As A 'Cheap, Partisan Stunt'

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Democratic Rep. Steve Israel, an opponent of the Iran nuclear deal, about what he wants to see happen next.
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'Meet The Patels': One Man's Quest To Find Love, The Old-School Indian Way

Ravi Patel had tried and failed to find "The One." So he reluctantly let his parents arrange for him to meet dozens of prospects. And his sister has filmed the whole thing — for our viewing pleasure.
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At Least 87 Dead In Crane Collapse At Mecca's Grand Mosque

High winds apparently caused the crane to topple at a time when Muslims from around the world are converging on the city as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
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#NPRreads: Counting Casualties And Reauthorization Of The State Department

Also this week: Instead of "hit and run," it's often "hit to kill" in China. And, the demise of the liberal arts degree.
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With Congress Virtually Out Of The Picture, What's Next For Iran Deal?

Senate Democrats succeeded this week in fending off a resolution to disapprove of the deal. All eyes now turn to the international arena, where the deal will begin to be put into effect.
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Women In India Speak Out On Facebook. Trolls Threaten Rape And Murder

And the response from the police might be, well, you shouldn't have posted online in the first place.

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