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In Drought-Ridden Taiwan, Residents Adapt To Life With Less Water
In Taiwan, businesses and residents have been learning to adapt to life with less water. The island country is coping with its worst drought in decades.
World Health Organization Considers Measures To Quicken Outbreak Response
The consensus is that the World Health Organization's performance on Ebola was miserable. At the agency's annual meeting, the WHO is set to adopt reforms to make sure what happened with Ebola doesn't happen again.
After Fall Of Ramadi, Iraqi Troops Hope For More U.S. Support
NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Washington Post reporter Loveday Morris about how the city of Ramadi, Iraq, fell to the self-declared Islamic State. She says Iraqi troops in the city were worn down.
Iraq, Iran Push Back Against Defense Secretary's Comments On Iraqi Forces
In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.
Police: Malaysia Uncovers 139 Mass Graves Believed To Hold Migrants
Most of the victims are believed to be Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. They are held until their families pay more money, which few can afford to do.
Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Corruption Trial
Olmert, who led Israel until 2009, unlawfully accepted money from a U.S. supporter. He is appealing the decision to the Supreme Court.
From 'Occupying' A Spanish Bank To City Hall: Barcelona's New Mayor
The status quo took a hit in Spanish elections over the weekend. A major upset came in Barcelona with a win by Ada Colau, a prominent activist who fought evictions during Spain's economic crisis.
With Limited U.S. Troops, Afghan Forces Take The Brunt In Fight Against Taliban
Renee Montagne talks with U.S. Army General John Campbell, about how Afghan forces are faring against the Taliban now that they are fighting combat missions largely on their own.
Trial In Iran Nears For 'Washington Post' Reporter Jason Rezaian
Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned in Tehran for nearly 10 months by the Iranian government. He is accused of vaguely-defined espionage charges.
Malaysian Police Discover 139 Graves; May Contain Migrants' Remains
Malaysian authorities discovered graves in several abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar were believed to have been held.
Obama Administration Forced To Defend Strategy Against ISIS In Iraq
On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.
Action Begins At French Open, Tennis' Second Grand Slam
The French Open is in its second day of play in Paris. For a preview of the tournament, Renee Montagne talks with Sports Illustrated tennis writer Courtney Nguyen.
Examining Catholicism's Controversial Liberation Theology
The legacy of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was beatified on Saturday, is tied to Liberation Theology. Renee Montagne talks to John Allen of the Boston Globe about the movement.
El Salvador's Slain Archbishop Romero Moves A Step Closer To Sainthood
Celebrations in El Salvador honored the life of slain Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was beatified on Saturday. Catholics paid tribute to the man who fought for the poor during the country's civil war.
An Island Wonders: Why Are The Sharks Attacking So Often?
Since 2011, the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal. It's a sharp rise from previous years; Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.