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In Israel, Some Wonder Where The Outrage Is Over U.S. Anti-Semitic Acts

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017

Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.

Trump's Conflicts Could Undercut Global Efforts To Fight Corruption, Critics Say

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017

The global fight against government corruption has often been led by the U.S., but those in the movement's trenches worry that signals being sent by the Trump administration could undercut the effort.

The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017

Bats, birds and tourists love a good cave. And so do viruses. Scientists say this mixture could trigger a deadly outbreak.

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Court Blocks South Africa's Withdrawal From International Criminal Court

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 1:53 p.m.

In a blow to the government, the court ruled that the executive didn't have the power to order a withdrawal without prior parliamentary approval and questioned the "unexplained haste" to quit the ICC.

Science | World | Flora and Fauna

Behold: 4 New Species Of Tiny Frogs Smaller Than A Fingernail

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 12:46 p.m.

Scientists in India say the frogs are actually fairly common but have eluded discovery likely because of their extremely small size, secretive habitats and unusual calls.

Health | World

What Do You Want To Know About Pandemics? Submit A Question

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 12:08 p.m.

We're running a series on the rise of killer viruses. If there's something you'd like to know, ask us. We'll answer reader queries in an upcoming story.

World | Arts

At 40, Paris' Pompidou Center Is Still 'An Unexpected Trip'

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 12:04 p.m.

The modern art museum, which opened on Jan. 31, 1977, holds a secure place in the heart of Paris ��� and in Parisians' hearts. But it wasn't always so. Horrified critics compared it to an oil refinery.

Nation | World | Election

McMaster, An Iconoclast, Confronts A Job Bound By Political Realities

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 9:33 a.m.

How much can President Trump and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster really deviate from Barack Obama's strategies?

World | Arts

Seijun Suzuki, Director Of Delirious Thrillers, Dies At Age 93

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 7:28 a.m.

These days, Suzuki's Branded to Kill is widely seen as a masterpiece; when he made the absurdist thriller in 1967, he was fired.

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North Korean Diplomat Joins List Of Suspects In Kim Jong Nam's Death

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 5:46 a.m.

It's the latest twist in the inquiry into the killing of Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother, who died 10 days ago shortly after being approached by two women at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Politics | News | World

Muslim Brotherhood, Mainstream In Many Countries, May Be Listed As Terror Group

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 5:43 a.m.

The Trump administration is considering listing the Muslim Brotherhood as a terror organization. It's banned in some countries, but elsewhere in the Mideast is considered a mainstream political group.

Food | World

Egypt's Beloved Koshary Is A Modern Mystery In An Ancient Cuisine

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 4 a.m.

Widely considered the national dish, no one knows quite where it came from. But you can find this flavorful carb-packed treat anywhere from mama's kitchen to food carts and elaborate eateries.

Nation | World

New Trump Adviser H.R. McMaster Faces An Old Challenge Iraq

NPR | Feb. 21, 2017 6:09 p.m.

McMaster first made his name as a captain in Iraq in 1991. Then, in 2007 he was a key figure in the "surge." Now, 26 years after he first went to Iraq, he'll be seeking as solution in his new post.