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For Austria, A Tough Choice On What To Do With Hitler's Birthplace

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016

Austrian officials want to make sure "nothing would happen there... that could support Nazi ideology in any way," says a government spokesman. But there's disagreement on how best to proceed.

For Female Refugees, Attempt To Escape Is Often Fraught With Sexual Assault

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016

Sarah Giles of Doctors Without Borders spent four months on a search-and-rescue boat in the Mediterranean. She tells NPR's Scott Simon that women refugees are commonly the targets of sexual assault.

Holocaust Survivors Who Lost Property In Warsaw Have 6 Months To Reclaim It

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Gideon Taylor, chair of operations for the World Jewish Restitution Organization about a new database that helps Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property.

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At A Makeshift Iraqi Court, Harsh Justice For Those Accused Of Aiding ISIS

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016 2:18 p.m.

Working in difficult circumstances, lawyers and judges do their best to administer justice. NPR was present at a trial of a man accused of repairing ISIS vehicles. He and relatives denied ISIS links.


Explosions Rock Istanbul Soccer Stadium, Leaving Multiple Wounded

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016 1:43 p.m.

The blasts Saturday night injured at least 20 police officers, according to Turkey's interior minister, who suggested that a car bomb was the source of the explosions.

World | Election

In Reversal, Gambian President Rejects Loss And Calls For New Election

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016 12:42 p.m.

Longtime President Yahya Jammeh conceded defeat in an election last week. Now, he says there were irregularities in the results and is calling for a new election.

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CIA Concludes Russian Interference Aimed To Elect Trump

NPR | Dec. 10, 2016 11:20 a.m.

NPR has confirmed that intelligence officials say it's now "quite clear" Russian hackers worked to tip the presidency in Donald Trump's favor. Trump's transition team has dismissed the assessment.

World | Health | Economy

Dial M For Money: Can Mobile Banking Lift People Out Of Poverty?

NPR | Dec. 9, 2016 11:44 p.m.

We look at the remarkable findings from a new study of Kenya's M-PESA system, out in 'Science.'

World | Environment | Business

How Your Cashmere Sweater Is Decimating Mongolia's Grasslands

NPR | Dec. 9, 2016 7:41 p.m.

Mongolian goats produce the world's highest quality cashmere wool, and international demand has soared. There's a problem, though: these goats are turning the country into an ecological wasteland.

World | Election

South Korea Impeaches President, But Political Drama Isn't Finished

NPR | Dec. 9, 2016 3:33 p.m.

The president has been suspended from power — but her fate will be decided later by a constitutional court. "Please, let's come together to overcome this crisis," the prime minister pleaded Friday.


Opposition Candidate Wins Ghana's Presidential Vote

NPR | Dec. 9, 2016 3:23 p.m.

"It is my duty and my privilege to declare Nana Akufo-Addo as the president elect of Ghana," election commissioner Charlotte Osei said at a news conference.

World | Health

Liver Cancer Is Becoming A Top Killer In Poor Countries

NPR | Dec. 9, 2016 2:48 p.m.

It's one of the cancers highlighted in a new report that looks at the growing number of cases worldwide.

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Blue Seal: The GI Ice Cream That Okinawans Made Their Own

NPR | Dec. 9, 2016 2:07 p.m.

Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Today, it's a fusion of American and Okinawan tastes that's loved by locals and tourists alike.