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Why Germany's Voice Of Support For Refugees Is Waning

Germany's warm welcome for Syrian refugees is waning. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Stefan Kornelius, foreign editor of the country's largest paper, to discuss why people are blaming Angela Merkel.
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It's That Time Again To Stock Up On Deadly Aussie Spider Venom

Deadly spiders wanted! NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Mike Drinkwater of the Australian Reptile Park about their appeal to volunteers to help catch the deadly Funnel Web spider.
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Why U.S. Engagement In Afghanistan Has Had Mixed Results

President Obama announced that the U.S. will remain in Afghanistan through 2017. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the Afghan ambassador to the United States and a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
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Hunger Drives Refugees Back To Syria

Facing hunger, Syrian refugees in Jordan are forced to return to Syria to find food. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Justin Theroux; Randall Park; 'Bloom County'; 'The Assassin'

Actor Justin Theroux gets spiritual on HBO's The Leftovers. Randall Park steers clear of racist jokes on Fresh Off The Boat. Bloom County returns, 25 years later. Justin Chang reviews The Assassin.
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Iraq Vet Offers A Heartfelt Lesson For His Student: 'Real Men Cry'

Erik Booker now teaches middle school in South Carolina, but he also served in the Iraq War — just like the father of one of his former students, Jenna. She has a few important questions for him.
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For Joe Lieberman, Solutions To Political Ills Don't Involve Labels

The former senator discusses the New Hampshire Problem Solver Convention, as well as his work with No Labels to end what the group calls a hyperpartisan atmosphere in politics.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Univision's Jorge Ramos; Israeli Cooking; 'Ephemeral' Sculpture

Jorge Ramos discusses journalism and his run-in with Donald Trump. Israeli-born chef Michael Solomonov connects people to the food of his homeland. Andy Goldsworthy turns rain, ice and trees into art.
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An Evangelical Leader's Changing Views On Gun Ownership

As legislators fail to find solutions to mass shootings, evangelical minister Rob Schenck thinks religious groups have a part to play in educating people about guns and their relationships with them.
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After A Breakdown, A Secret Breaks Free From A Family's Closet — And Heals

Surprised by a mental health crisis, Andrea Crook refused medication — until her grandfather called. Her illness inspired him to reveal an old secret, which "changed everything," she says.

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