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Is The Stock Market Volatility A Correction Or A Full-Blown Crisis?

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor for the Financial Times, about the difference between a stock market "correction" or "crisis."
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Following One Migrant's Journey Across The Sea To Europe

A quarter million people have crossed the sea to Greece this year. NPR follows one of them, a teacher who has left his wife and children in Syria in hopes of finding a better life for them in Europe.
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Thousands Of Homes Destroyed In Gaza War Remain In Ruins

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Katleen Maes, head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Gaza, about the rebuilding of homes destroyed in last year's war in Gaza.
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You Stink!: Protests Over Beirut's Garbage Crisis Take Larger Stance

Protests in the streets of Beirut started over a garbage crisis but have become a larger call for government reform. The movement is growing under the banner "You Stink!"
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Climber Could Become 1st Woman To Conquer 'Wall Of Death' Route

American Sasha DiGiulian is posting vertigo-inducing updates to social media as she scales the north face of Mount Eiger, an infamous Swiss peak.
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For Most Of Us, The 'Real' Economy Matters More Than Markets

Stock prices may be having a meltdown, but consumers and homebuyers are still pushing the economy forward. In fact, a new round of data suggests the economy is gaining strength even as markets fall.
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Lebanon's Cabinet Rejects Bid That Might Have Eased Garbage Crisis

Protesters from a group that's translated as either "You Stink" or "You Reek" criticized the bid for being too expensive and the government for being too corrupt.
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China's Financial Capital Tries To Become A Cultural Capital

Private museums are sprouting up along Shanghai's riverfront. The city that lures people seeking their fortune is also attempting to become a destination for art.
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Bicycling In India Has Its Risks (Cow Ahead!) And Its Rewards

Especially when it comes to repairs. You don't have to make an appointment to see a mechanic. You don't have to wait a week for the work to be done. And the price is definitely right.
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Parisians On Hunt For Baguettes As Bakers Get Nod To Take Vacation

An arcane law required bakers to tell city hall when they wanted to close up shop. Now that it's been scrapped, bakers can close any time, leaving Parisians hungry for good bread amid summer holidays.

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