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Three Al-Jazeera English journalists and several student activists were sentenced to up to three years and six months in prison in Cairo on Saturday.
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In Beirut, the Lebanese capital, bars and restaurants closed Saturday night in solidarity with anti-government protests that have grown over the last week.
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Ankara, long hesitant to commit to the coalition against the self-declared Islamic State, said "[the] fight against the terrorist organization is a priority."
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:45:00 -0400
Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:32:16 -0400
Pressure on Premier Najib Razak has mounted since a revelation last month that $600 million had been improperly transferred from a failing state fund.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:42:28 -0400
The 10th anniversary of the devastating storm was marked by prayers and church bells to remember the estimated 1,800 who lost their lives in the disaster.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:03:44 -0400
The Today show medical editor gave a new interview about her controversial quarantine. It triggered powerful memories for an NPR journalist who was in Liberia around the same time.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:46:00 -0400
Authorities say it's too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok's Erawan shrine.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:54:00 -0400
The outcome in the closely watched trial shocked many observers. The Qatar-based network's acting secretary-general said the verdict was politically motivated and "defies logic and common sense."
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:41:00 -0400
Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said the Friday evening shooting was unprovoked; he has called it a "cold-blooded execution." A suspect is now in custody and facing capital murder charges.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:54:00 -0400
Here's how NPR thought through whether the gunshots that killed two TV journalists should be replayed on the radio and online.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:50:00 -0400
New Orleans lost much since Hurricane Katrina, and the failed levees that flooded the city. But Gwen Thompkins says the passions that survived the flood kept her city alive too.
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Why so many private colleges are giving out massive discounts.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:03:00 -0400
A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:49:00 -0400
A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian highlights the engineering prowess of the Inca, whose great road once spanned mountains, deserts and forests in 6 South American countries.