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Your Thoughts: What Does It Mean To Be A 'Feminist' In Your Country?

NPR | July 29, 2016

Share your thoughts in a Facebook comment below. We'll post a sampling on Goats and Soda next week!

After Hacking Claims, Here's The View From Russia On The U.S. Campaign

NPR | July 29, 2016

Russia denies that it was behind a hacking attack on the Democratic Party that lead to embarrassing revelations ahead of this week's convention. "Total stupidity," says a Kremlin spokesman.

Invisibilia: No One Thought This All-Woman's Debate Team Could Crush It

NPR | July 29, 2016

Because women in Rwanda are supposed to be humble and speak softly. And the team's debating debut was a disaster. Could the teammates harness their inner power?

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After Boko Haram Ambush, U.N. Suspends Aid Missions To Northeastern Nigeria

NPR | July 29, 2016 1:53 p.m.

The United Nations suspended food and relief aid to dangerous and hard-to-access areas in northeastern Nigeria, amid a catastrophic humanitarian crisis affecting half a million people.


In A British Town Full Of EU Workers, Brexit Vote Brings Uncertainty

NPR | July 29, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Crawley, which voted to leave the EU, has attracted many workers from EU countries seeking jobs at nearby Gatwick Airport. "We just want it to go back to the way it was before," says a resident.


For Venezuela's 'Millionaire' Contestants, Winnings Amount To A Few Bucks

NPR | July 29, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Venezuela produces its own version of the hit game show franchise Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? In a country with runaway inflation, the top prize of 1 million bolivars is worth about $2,000.


Maternity Hospital In Northern Syria Is Bombed, Charity Says

NPR | July 29, 2016 1:12 p.m.

Save the Children says the facility in rebel-held Idlib was hit by an apparent airstrike and that there were casualties. A spokesman says it is the only maternity hospital for more than 40 miles.

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Florida Governor Says Local Mosquitoes Have Transmitted Zika Virus

NPR | July 29, 2016 12:12 p.m.

Officials say they've found the first indication that mosquitoes are transmitting Zika virus in the U.S. Four people in South Florida are infected; travel or sexual transmission has been ruled out.


'Forgive Us For So Much Cruelty': Pope Francis Visits Site Of Auschwitz Death Camp

NPR | July 29, 2016 8:56 a.m.

Pope Francis spent his time at the former Nazi concentration camp in near-total silence to honor the more than 1 million people who were systematically killed there.


The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea

NPR | July 29, 2016 8:49 a.m.

Russia recently introduced a new warship in the Black Sea, an area of heightened tension since Russia's seizure of Crimea two years ago. NPR's Corey Flintoff was invited onboard.

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Malawi's 'Hyena' Men: Paid By Parents To Have Sex With Their Daughters

NPR | July 29, 2016 7:14 a.m.

This week, a "hyena" man was arrested in Malawi for having sex with over 100 women and girls, some as young as 12. We ask the experts to tell us more about this practice.


Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

NPR | July 29, 2016 2:18 a.m.

Residents of Kidlington awoke one morning to find hundreds of foreign tourists snapping photos on their front lawns. For six weeks, the visitors continued to come by the busload. Then they vanished.

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Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

NPR | July 28, 2016 4:04 p.m.

Lt. Col. Chance Henderson, an orthopedic surgeon serving in Afghanistan, was able to save the leg of a 6-year-old Afghan girl caught in a firefight. She is about to be discharged.