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Samsung Pins Blame On Batteries For Galaxy Note 7 Fires

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017

The world's biggest smartphone maker announced the findings of its investigation into its fire-prone phones that led to a record-sized recall last fall.

European Far-Right Politicians Talk Strategy For Upcoming Elections

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017

Far-right politicians from across Europe, drawing breath from Brexit and Donald Trump's victory, gathered in Koblenz, Germany, to map strategy for upcoming elections in their countries.

Trump, Netanyahu Have 'Very Nice' Phone Call As Embassy Speculation Swirls

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017

President Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the phone Sunday, in their first talk since the inauguration. Trump has signaled a dramatic shift in policy toward Israel.

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After Standoff, Gambia Awaits Arrival Of Its New President

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 2:18 p.m.

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh has departed the country, after a weeks-long standoff as he tried to maintain his grip on power which culminated in West African troops crossing Gambia's borders.

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Doctors And Nurses Of Aleppo Wonder What To Do Next

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 11 a.m.

They took tremendous risks to treat the wounded. Now they've fled the Syrian city and face an uncertain future.


At Least 39 People Killed After Train Derails In Southeast India

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 6:03 a.m.

The overnight incident, which also injured more than 60, is just the latest wreck for a railway system that has become notorious for its deadly derailments. Officials have not yet ruled out foul play.

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President of Gambia Leaves For Exile, Allowing For First Peaceful Transfer Of Power

NPR | Jan. 21, 2017 3:02 p.m.

After more than a month of political stalemate, the former President of Gambia has stepped aside, allowing for the first peaceful transfer of power in the nation's history.

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Women's Marches Go Global: Postcards From Protests Around The World

NPR | Jan. 21, 2017 12:52 p.m.

Boston, San Francisco, London, Sydney — D.C.'s massive protest has spawned sister marches in all 50 states and hundreds of cities across seven continents. Here's a glimpse of some of the biggest.

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How Do You Know If Aid Really Works? Turns Out ... We Often Don't

NPR | Jan. 21, 2017 11:27 a.m.

There's a growing effort to actually test whether aid programs work. But how much has it accomplished?

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PHOTOS: A Drone's View Of The World

NPR | Jan. 21, 2017 6:02 a.m.

The website 'dronestagram' is a goldmine of riveting images (think Instagram for drone pics). We picked some of the most captivating shots from the past year.

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Unexpected Heroines Of An Indian Box Office Hit: Female Wrestlers

NPR | Jan. 20, 2017 8:29 p.m.

'Dangal" is a Disney film that tells the story of India's Phogat wrestling family. It's broken the record for ticket sales for a Hindi language film. And it's in theaters in the U.S. too.

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Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges

NPR | Jan. 20, 2017 2:46 p.m.

For decades, U.S. authorities have been preparing to prosecute one of the world's most feared drug traffickers. They say they are seeking a life sentence and $14 billion in forfeited drug proceeds.


East Timor's Soccer Team Booted From Asian Cup For Fake Document Scheme

NPR | Jan. 20, 2017 2:20 p.m.

The Asian Football Confederation says it found out that a dozen Brazilian-born soccer players playing for East Timor were registered using phony birth or baptism certificates.