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#NPRreads: Cecil's Zimbabwe And UCLA Tracks A Superbug

Also this week, an in-depth look at Darren Wilson — the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

Another Bangladeshi Blogger Hacked To Death For Secular Views

Niloy Chakrabati, who wrote under the pseudonym Niloy Neel, had advocated against Muslim extremism and in favor of women's rights. He is the fourth such social media activist killed this year.
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Friday News Roundup - International

President Barack Obama takes on critics of the Iran nuclear deal. More airplane debris is found near Madagascar possibly connected to the missing Malaysian flight. And the world marks the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. A panel of journalists joins guest host Laura Knoy for analysis of the week's top international news stories.


North Korea's Receding Time Zone

The reclusive authoritarian regime has announced that it will turn back its clocks half an hour beginning next week to mark 70 years since liberation from Japan.

Here's What Black Lives Matter Looks Like In Canada

A Black Lives Matter chapter in Toronto, Canada takes shape.

Ball's Back In Your Court, Lava Grillers

A Welshman named Russel Erwood recently cooked burgers on a charcoal grill, balanced on the end of pole, the other end of which he was balancing on his sternum. All to be designated his town's fool.

Sen. Schumer Sees 'Serious Weakness' In Iran Arms Deal, Won't Back It

The next leader of the Senate's Democrats, New York's Chuck Schumer, says he won't vote for President Obama's Iran deal. It's a big blow coming from the most influential Jewish voice in Congress.

French Port City Becomes Final Way Station For Some Migrants' Odysseys

Thousands of migrants have found themselves stranded in the French port of Calais. Most are waiting for a chance to illegally enter Britain, but others trying to create a new life in France.

After A Year Of Bombing ISIS, U.S. Campaign Shows Just Limited Gains

Airstrikes have helped push back the Islamic State in some places, but the group has gained in other areas. Pentagon officials say the U.S. operation may need another two years or more to succeed.

Ornithologists Uncover One Listener's Shy Backyard Tweeter

We asked listeners to send the sounds of their backyard wildlife, especially if they had no idea what creature was making them. The experts at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology help solve one mystery.