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Surrounded By Troubled Neighbors, Turkey's Conflict At Home Escalates

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:06am

Turkey's army and Kurdish factions are battling regularly in the southeast part of the country, displacing thousands. The resumption of fighting has largely been overshadowed by regional turmoil.

'Steal The Sky' Puts A Swashbuckling Spin On Familiar Fantasy

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:05am

Megan O'Keefe kicks off a new fantasy series with Steal the Sky, an adventure set in an arid land where rare-element powered airships sail above mining towns packed with charming crooks and con men.

The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:04am

Matt Kibbe, former president of FreedomWorks and "card-carrying member of the tea party," is no fan of the GOP front-runner. He says Trump's nomination may "lead to the death of the Republican Party."

Friendships And Fractures: 30 Years Of Pickup Basketball

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:01am

NPR's Peter Breslow started a weekly game in 1982. He wonders why he's still playing, all these years later.

Great White Shark Dies After Just 3 Days In Captivity At Japan Aquarium

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 10:48pm

The animals have almost never taken well to being kept in a tank. The shark at the Okinawa aquarium refused to eat. "The shark never had to die like this," a PETA spokesman says.

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