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Danish Broadcaster Says Killing Of Rabbit On Air Highlighted Hypocrisy

NPR | May 27, 2015

The rabbit was clubbed to death during a debate on animal cruelty. Radio24syv says it wanted a debate about the hypocrisy toward perceptions of cruelty toward animals. Critics aren't buying it.

What Will The Next President Face On #Day1?

NPR | May 27, 2015

This week, NPR looks at four seemingly intractable problems that await the 45th president: stagnant wages, violent extremism, cybersecurity, and the federal debt.

Heat Wave Claims More Than 750 Lives In India

NPR | May 27, 2015

Most of the deaths have occurred in southern Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. But high temperatures persist across much of the country of 1 billion people.

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As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It

NPR | May 27, 2015 12:36 p.m.

The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.

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U.S. Indicts 14 In FIFA Corruption Inquiry

NPR | May 27, 2015 12:35 p.m.

The officials are with FIFA, soccer's international governing body. They are accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks over two decades.


Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition

NPR | May 27, 2015 11:57 a.m.

Conservatives in Tira pushed back hard at the idea of women and men running together in a public race. Someone went so far as to shoot at race organizer Haneen Radi's car. For now, the run is off.

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A Toilet In Every Home: Zambians Celebrate Sanitation Milestone

NPR | May 27, 2015 11:18 a.m.

The practice of defecating in the open is all too common in Zambia because many families don't have other options. But now the country has achieved a milestone: its first zone free of open defecation.

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#NPRReads: Gambling In The Bible Belt

NPR | May 27, 2015 9:47 a.m.

Also in this week's #NPRReads, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's elementary school teacher recalls the Boston bomber, a profile of Ohio's governor, Judaism in South Dakota and putting a face on the refugee crisis.

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Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya

NPR | May 27, 2015 8:21 a.m.

It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch. The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.

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Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

NPR | May 27, 2015 6:38 a.m.

The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.


Italy's Berlusconi Discovers Social Media As A Campaign Tool

NPR | May 26, 2015 3:33 p.m.

Italy holds regional elections on Sunday. Trying to make a comeback is scandal-plagued former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. He's joined Instagram and posted more than 60 photos his first day.

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How Worried Should We Be About Lassa Fever?

NPR | May 26, 2015 3:31 p.m.

The tropical virus has killed a man who returned to New Jersey from Liberia earlier this month. But chances that he could have spread the disease are remote.

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Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

NPR | May 26, 2015 3:22 p.m.

A researcher studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, has come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."