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Carnage And Panic Abound During Attack At Istanbul's Busy Airport

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

ISIS is suspected in Tuesday's attack at Istanbul's airport. David Greene talks to Erin Cunningham of The Washington Post and Omer Taspinar of the National War College and the Brookings Institution.

Michael Phelps Attempts To Make 5th Consecutive Olympic Team

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

Phelps holds a lion's share of Olympic swimming records. As he is about to turn 31, an age long past retirement in his sport, he is expected to be a threat for more medals at this summer's Rio games.

Why Would ISIS Be Motivated To Strike Inside Turkey?

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

At least 36 people were killed at an attack on Istanbul's main airport on Tuesday. Steve Inskeep talks to terrorism expert Henri Barkey of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

After Brexit, 28 Bloc EU Summit Charged With Emotion

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

Cameron faced the dissonant music in Brussels on Tuesday, meeting with fellow EU leaders for the first time since the U.K. voted to leave the bloc. On Wednesday, the remaining 27 EU members huddle.

Dozens Killed In Attack On Istanbul's International Airport

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

At least 36 people died in an attack on Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport Tuesday night. Turkey's prime minister said officials suspect the attack was committed by extremists loyal to ISIS.

Botswana's Economy Needs More Than Diamonds To Shine

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

The world's second largest diamond goes on the auction block today for an expected $70 milllion. How much do diamond sales benefit Botswana's citizens?

Knowledge, The Endless Pursuit

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:01am

Imagine how sad it would be if we one day arrived at the end of knowledge — no new questions to explore, no boundaries to expand, no great discoveries ahead, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.

When The Going Gets Hot, Construction Workers Get Nocturnal

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:01am

Arizona is getting so hot during the summer days, one construction site in Phoenix has to redefine "nightlife" and pour concrete at 1 a.m.

Industry Finds Receptive Doctors At For-Profit, Southern Hospitals

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:00am

A ProPublica analysis shows that where a hospital is located and who owns it make a big difference in the share of its doctors take industry payments. Check the data for yourself.

Beyond Sightseeing: You'll Love The Sound Of America's Best Parks

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:52am

The National Park Service is racing to record soundscapes of each park that capture nature for the ear. "If we start to lose sounds of wilderness, we start to lose a piece of us," one scientist says.

As Adults Legally Smoke Pot In Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested For It

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:50am

The state legalized marijuana at the start of 2014 for anyone 21 or older. An increasing rate of Latino and black youths were arrested for violating that age limit, even as the white arrest rate fell.

At Least 36 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 7:32pm

At Least 36 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Thank You, Pat Summitt: From One Tennessee Girl To Another

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 7:23pm

I didn't realize that women didn't get the same recognition as men, and that they had to work twice as hard. I didn't realize this because Pat never made us believe it was or should be any different.

At Least 32 Killed, More Than 80 Wounded In Istanbul Airport Attack

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:39pm

An attack at Istanbul International Airport has killed at least 32 people and wounded many more. A Turkish official says there could have been as many as three explosions.

Bombings Kill At Least 32 People At Istanbul Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:12pm

At least 32 people have been killed in an attack on Istanbul International Airport. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Jared Malsin, a Middle East correspondent for TIME, who is at the airport.

At Least 32 Killed In Bombing Attack on Istanbul Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:38pm

At least 32 people have died and many more wounded in an attack on Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Tuesday, Turkish authorities say.

At Least 28 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:11pm

A bombing attack on an airport in Istanbul, Turkey, has left at least 28 people dead and many more wounded.

How The Humble Orange Sweet Potato Won Researchers The World Food Prize

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:58pm

A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition on the continent.

How An Electric Shock Could One Day Protect You From Zika

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:54pm

Scientists are making impressive progress in creating a vaccine for Zika. And they're using a new technology that makes vaccine development faster than ever.

Fact-Check: Trump's Speech On The Economy Annotated

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:27pm

NPR's politics team has annotated Donald Trump's Tuesday speech on the economy.

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