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Mideast Conflict Could Bog Down International Criminal Court

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:49

Palestinians have joined the International Criminal Court hoping to see investigations against Israel. But, some ICC watchers say this is dangerous territory for a court that is floundering elsewhere.

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For The Record: Aging Out and Moving On

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:49

The number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double in 35 years. That means more families grappling with what to do when a loved one can't live alone anymore.

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Giving Coats To Syrian Refugees To Fend Off A Bitter Winter

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:49

Winter weather is making a vulnerable situation even worse for millions of Syrian refugees. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to UNICEF's Lucio Melandri about a program to provide winter clothes to refugees.

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Despite Charlie Hebdo, Optimism On The Future Of Islam In Europe

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:49

A decade ago, Irshad Manji called for reform within Islam in her book, The Trouble with Islam Today. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Manji about her reaction to the recent events in France.

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Voices Of The Week: The 'Grim Reality' Of The Paris Attack

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:49

We hear perspectives on the Charlie Hebdo attack, from Secretary of State John Kerry, French philosopher Bernard Henri Levy, Conan Obrien, Imam Anjem Choudary and Somali-born writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

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Eric Holder Heads To Paris In Wake Of Charlie Hebdo Attack

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:49

Attorney General Eric Holder is attending international talks in Paris after the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to reporter Lauren Frayer in Paris.

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World Leaders Converge To Join Unity March In Paris

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:37

Many will also join an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands marching in solidarity with the victims and in support of the republican ideals of free speech.

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Mexican Carpoolers: A Photographer's View Of Truck Bed Commuters

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 03:03

In the backs of pickup trucks, construction workers lie among tools and blankets, headed to the city for a day's work. Alejandro Cartagena turned his camera on the carpoolers.

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'Tasty': How Flavor Helped Makes Us Human

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 02:02

From an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, journalist John McQuaid argues in his new book, an exploration of the art and science of taste.

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'Tasty': How Flavor Helped Make Us Human

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 02:02

From an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, journalist John McQuaid argues in his new book, an exploration of the art and science of taste.

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A Musical Memorial For The Face Of Extinction

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 01:43

Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute.

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A Musical Memorial For The Face Of Extinction

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 01:43

Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute.

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New Streaming Services Are Changing TV — And Viewers, Too

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 01:36

DISH Networks will soon debut Sling TV, a new streaming service for some cable channels with no cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says such services are changing how we watch TV.

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New Streaming Services Are Changing TV — And Viewers, Too

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 01:36

DISH Networks will soon debut Sling TV, a new streaming service for some cable channels with no cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says such services are changing how we watch TV.

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