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What This Doctor Is Going To Do With His $1 Million TED Prize
Raj Panjabi must use the award "to solve a timely, pressing problem." Here's what he plans to do.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Criticized For Treatment Of Rohingya
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to journalist Poppy McPherson about Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been a disappointment to many in the international community and fellow Nobel laureates since her election.
Russia Questions Dominate First 100 Days Of Trump's Presidency
The Russia story has dominated the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. NPR takes a look back on the key moments since Jan. 20, from the firing of Michael Flynn to the chair of the House Intelligence Committee being forced to step aside.
'Mega-Robbery' In Paraguay: Dozens Reportedly Took Part In Violent Heist
A gang of some 50 bandits assaulted a private security company and reportedly made off with millions of dollars in what's being called a crime of the century on Paraguay's border with Brazil.
The Cocktail King Of Cuba: The Man Who Invented Hemingway's Favorite Daiquiri
Earning a spot on the author's list of most beloved drinks was no small feat. But bartender Constantino Ribalaigua, of Havana's now 200-year-old El Floridita, created a still-legendary cocktail.
Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula
As North Korea marked its military's anniversary with artillery drills, a U.S. guided missile submarine docked in South Korea and U.S. Navy ships conducted exercises with South Korea and Japan.
China Moves To Increase Number Of Electric Vehicles On Its Roads
By early next year, Beijing will require automakers in China to ensure that at least 8 percent of all vehicles they manufacture are electric.
North Korea Marks Founding Of Its Military With Artillery Exercise
On Tuesday, North Korea marked the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army. That has the U.S. and North Korea's neighbors on high alert for a possible nuclear test.
Trump's First 100 Days: China Policy
As part of this week's examination of President Trump's first 100 days in office, Rachel Martin talks to China expert Michael Pillsbury about the administration's early dealings with China.
News Brief: Border Wall Issue, GOP Health Care, North Korea Anniversary
U.S.-Mexico wall could violate 1970 treaty. House Speaker Ryan and other GOP leaders work to put final touches on health plan. And, it's the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military.
Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding
The 1970 Boundary Treaty requires that U.S. and Mexican officials on the International Boundary and Water Commission be in agreement before building structures that might affect the Rio Grande's flow.
Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber
In a dispute that dates back decades, the Trump administration announced it will levy a tariff on imports of softwood lumber from Canada, which is used primarily in housing construction.
State Department Removes Webpage Featuring Trump's For-Profit Club, Mar-A-Lago
After criticism from those who thought the page was an inappropriate use of taxpayer funds, a State Department official said that the intention was to inform and that "we regret any misperception."
What Fish Is Good For Me And The Planet? New Documentary Explores
In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
Recently Discovered Telegram Reveals Evidence For Armenian Genocide
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Taner Akcam, a Turkish historian at Clark University, who uncovered an original telegram as evidence for the Armenian genocide. - RSS Channel - World delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.

North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drill on military anniversary
North Korea's military staged a "large-scale artillery drill" around the Wonsan region in the country's east on Tuesday, a statement from the South Korean military said.
Photos: North Koreans celebrate 'Army day'
North Korea celebrated the 85th anniversary of the founding of its army Tuesday, a significant date in the country's calendar.
More North Korea sanctions? They haven't worked so far
North Korea detains US citizen as he tries to leave
A US citizen has been detained in North Korea for unknown reasons. The detention comes amid rising tensions between the two countries. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
'Robbery of the century': Brazen heist erupts into gun battles in Paraguay an...
Dozens of gunmen detonated explosives and set vehicles on fire as they stormed a private security firm in Paraguay, taking millions of dollars and sparking a violent police chase into Brazil.
UK's Labour Party vows to ditch May's Brexit plan if elected
Britain's main opposition party has vowed to scrap Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans if it wins the general election in June, saying it will seek a softer departure from the European Union.
German crowd hisses, boos at Ivanka when she defends her dad
Ivanka Trump defended her father at a women's panel in Berlin Tuesday after attendees hissed and booed when she attempted to champion her father's commitment to women's issues.
Senate Intel Chair says US is in a new Cold War with Russia
Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in an interview last week that the United States is in a new Cold War with Russia.
American killed in Ukraine identified
The American paramedic killed during a monitoring mission in Ukraine has been identified.
Trump stacks schedule for foreign policy advice
President Donald Trump, formulating US strategy toward some of the world's most volatile regions, is packing his schedule this week with meetings and phone calls designed to elicit input and advice for how to proceed.
US F-35 fighters to train near Russia
The US Air Force is sending its newest fighter jets to Russia's doorstep as part of a program set up after Russia annexed Crimea from the Ukraine in 2014, a US official tells CNN.
Satellite captures rare snapshot of life in Raqqa
The final target in the war on ISIS -- its capital, Raqqa. Satellite images offer chilling new details about the Syrian city held hostage by terror.
Threats force Russian journalist into hiding
A prominent Russian reporter who revealed horrific details of a crackdown on gay men in Chechnya has told CNN she is in hiding after receiving death threats.
Activists: Laws that let rapists marry victims must be abolished
Several Middle Eastern countries are facing growing pressure to close legal loopholes that allow rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims.
Rebuilding a Nepali village, one block at a time
Two years after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and causing extensive damages to property, residents are still reeling from the tragedy ? especially in remote villages, where aid has been slow to arrive.

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