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100 small businesses in Akron are getting intensive training as part of eBay's "Retail Revival" program. It's designed to give brick-and-mortars a global marketplace and compete with Amazon.
NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Cameron Hudson of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum about its decision to revoke a human rights award given to Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012.
At CaliBurger in Pasadena, Calif., the plug has been temporarily pulled on Flippy, a robot that can grill as many as 2,000 burgers a day.
China's legislature has voted to remove presidential term limits from its Constitution. That change allows China's current president, Xi Jinping, to potentially rule indefinitely.
NPR's Renee Montagne talks with Siegfried Hecker, a former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, about North Korea's nuclear program.
Journalist Rania Abouzeid has had a front-row view of the Syrian conflict since its beginning. Her new book tracks people through the six chaotic years following the first peaceful protests.
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Veera Hiranandani's new book is a coming of age story, for both her half-Muslim, half-Hindu heroine, 12-year-old Nisha, and Nisha's country — which is about to split into India and Pakistan.
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The fund was created to help defray the legal costs for women who've been sexually harassed. It's kind of like a matchmaking service that pairs alleged victims with local attorneys.
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It's been 25 years since the lineup that made 1993's seminal Last Splash recorded together. The band's fifth album, All Nerve, is a triumphant reflection on a difficult past.
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NPR and ProPublica have reported American mothers die in childbirth at a higher rate than mothers in all other developed countries. And for every woman who dies, 70 women reach the brink of death.
NPR's Renee Montagne and Weekend Edition's puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with Aaron Morris of Ventura, Calif.
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NPR's Renee Montagne talks with teacher Jessica Salfia about the latest updates as teachers continue to strike in West Virginia.
Thirteen million people and 11 generations later, researchers have mapped out what may be the largest family tree to date.
A U.S. aircraft carrier is visiting Vietnam, making it the first one since the Vietnam War. We're looking at that visit from two very different perspectives.
NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Imam Omar Suleiman from Dallas, Texas about why he's calling on American mosques to join the sanctuary movement in response to increased deportations.
The Supreme Court has weighed in on relatively few gun-related cases. We look at why.
Members of Germany's Social Democratic Party have voted to join a coalition government under Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Italy goes to the polls Sunday following one of the country's nastiest campaigns. We look at the implications for Italy and the EU.
As the son of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti carries a torch for infectious grooves and political songwriting. He speaks with NPR's Renee Montagne.
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The famed composer of Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera and many more tells his story in a new memoir.
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