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Malaysia Finds Gravesites In Camps Used By People Smugglers
The gruesome discovery of the sites thought to contain dozens or possibly hundreds of remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, follows a similar find this month across the border in Thailand.
'Beautiful Mind' Mathematician John Nash, Jr. Dies In New Jersey Car Crash
The Nobel Prize winner who struggled with schizophrenia and was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died with his wife in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials say. He was 86.
Greece Warns That It Will Probably Miss Next Month's Debt Payment
Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis says a $1.76 billion payment due next month "will not be given and is not there to be given."
Accusations Pile Up Against Panama's Former President
One of Central America's richest and most eccentric former politicians, Ricardo Martinelli, may soon face charges for stealing millions of dollars from the government during his five years in power.
Nepali Villagers Flee After Landslide Cuts Off Major River
Rising waters behind the earth dam created by the landslide could burst through, inundating villages for miles downstream, officials say.
Colorado's Free IUD Program Set To End In July
A program that made IUDs accessible to Colorado teenagers is running out of funding. State Rep. Don Coram, a Republican, fought to save it. He credits the initiative with the drop in teen pregnancies.
Activists Cross The DMZ In Controversial Peace Demonstration
Famed American feminist Gloria Steinem has taken her activism to the border between North and South Korea. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Elise Hu about the demonstration aimed at reunifying two nations.
With Syria's Army Losing Ground, A Boost From Hezbollah
President Bashar Assad has suffered a series of recent military setbacks. But Hezbollah keeps fighting in alliance with Syria's army, and it scored a recent victory along the border with Lebanon.
Ohio To Set Standards For Police Use Of Deadly Force
Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently put together a group in Cleveland to look at the divide between the city and the police. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to a member of that task force, Nina Turner.
Author Says Researcher Faked Gay Marriage Opinon Study
A much-publicized study suggesting door-to-door canvassing could change opinions about same-sex marriage has been discredited. The co-author of the study has asked Science to retract its article.
As ISIS Expands Its Control, U.S. Policy Is Questioned
The so-called Islamic State captured two strategic cities recently: Ramadi, Iraq, and Palmyra, Syria. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Vali Nasr of Johns Hopkins about the U.S. strategy toward ISIS.
To Build Up Its History, Macedonia Going Baroque
Macedonia is one of the poorest countries in Europe, but it's been on a building spree that includes elaborate buildings and hundreds of statues, including an enormous one of Alexander the Great.
Cleveland Police Arrest Protesters After Officer's Aquittal
In Cleveland, residents, protesters and pastors are expressing disappointment following a judge's verdict Saturday acquitting a police officer in the 2012 fatal shooting of two black men.
Controversy Follows As Activists Cross North-South Korean Border
The symbolic gesture was aimed at reunifying two nations still technically at war. But an event staged in the name of peace ended up exposing some distrust that's lasted for decades.
No Resume? Criminal Background? No Problem At This Yonkers Bakery
Social justice is part of the recipe at New York's Greyston Bakery. The firm, whose clients include Ben & Jerry's, hires locals whose legal status or work history might otherwise make them unhirable.