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Obama's India Visit Arrives At A Moment Of Optimism

President Obama arrives in India Saturday to visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi. NPR's Scott Simon talks to India correspondent Julie McCarthy about what the trip means for U.S.-India relations.
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The Drone War's Bottleneck: Too Many Targets, Not Enough Pilots

Much of America's military campaign in Iraq and Syria is conducted by drones. NPR's Scott Simon talks with U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh about the shortage of drone pilots.
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Should Shared Ancestry Force A Judge's Recusal?

An Iranian-American immigration judge is suing the Department of Justice over its requirement that she not hear cases involving Iranians.
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As U.S. Reengages With Cuba, Art Museums Make a Trade

The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Cuba's National Museum of Fine Arts are exchanging works from their collections. It's the largest art exchange between the two countries in more than 50 years.
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Why A Black Man's Murder Often Goes Unpunished In Los Angeles

From witnesses to reluctant gang members, Jill Leovy says, "everybody's terrified." Her book, Ghettoside, uses the story of one murder to explore the city's low arrest rate when black men are killed.
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Netanyahu Speech To Congress Is High-Risk, High-Reward, Analysts Say

Israelis are watching the latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the White House — which could worsen his country's global standing, but win him votes in Israel's March elections.
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Obama To Cut Short India Visit For Stop In Saudi Arabia

The president will shave one day from the planned three-day visit to India to make room in his schedule to visit the new Saudi king in Riyadh.
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App Links Sex Assault Survivors To Help, But Who Downloads It?

The D.C.-based smartphone tool connects people with a ride to the hospital and a team of medical professionals trained in dealing with sexual assault. But students aren't rushing to download the app.

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A Japanese Singing Competition Blooms In Colorado

Kohaku Uta Gassen is a popular singing competition with roots in Japan. It came to the U.S. with a generation of immigrants from that country, and Denver's Kohaku is still thriving today.
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4-Year Prison Term For Colorado Woman Over Plot To Join ISIS

When she was arrested, Conley was living in the Denver suburb of Arvada. She told FBI agents that she planned to live with a man in Syria and be a camp nurse for ISIS there.

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