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Greeks are eager to see how their new minister, elected just two weeks ago, plans to revive the country's ravaged economy while also ending deeply unpopular austerity measures.
A revival of peace talks in the capital of Belarus is aimed at resuscitating a widely violated truce agreed there in September.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in Washington, D.C., on Monday for talks with President Obama. The meeting could be a tense one, over differences in handling the crisis in Ukraine.
Thirty-eight percent of American wives earn more than their husbands. Data expert Mona Chalabi from FiveThirtyEight.com speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about that number, and puts it into context.
Six months ago, a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot and killed a black 18-year-old. The area's 82 municipal courts came under sharp scrutiny and were targeted for major reforms.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson about the politics of vaccines, the budget, and what three Obama officials are leaving the White House means for the administration.
Officials in Rio de Janeiro say they will use the 2016 Olympics to transform the city. But massive sports events like the Olympics carry a huge price tag, and often leave only white elephants behind.