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Convicted drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán escaped his maximum security cell through an elaborate, nearly mile-long tunnel, Mexican officials say. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Carrie Kahn in Mexico City about Guzmán, his escape and his Sinaloa drug cartel.

Last month was the deadliest on record in the Central America country since the end of the civil war in 1992. There are more than 30 murders a day, due to gang violence.

Béarnaise is a classic French sauce typically served with steak. But it's tricky for a home chef to keep the raw egg and the butter in it from separating. A chef reveals his secret weapon.

NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with correspondent John Burnett about the prison escape of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo.

Leaders of the European Union continue their talks about bailing Greece out for a third time. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks to Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about the proposals on the table.

It turns out that turning left at intersections is dangerous. So, two New York City councilmen have asked Google to map routes that cut down on left turns in the Big Apple.

From the capital to the countryside, there is pervasive fear in Greece as European leaders in Brussels debate the country's economic fate.

Ramadan this year falls in the height of summer when days are longest. Many Observant Muslims are fasting 16 hours a day or longer, so their pre-dawn breakfast needs to be hydrating and satiating.

The video series by Dylan Marron lays bare the film industry's lack of diversity: By cutting all but the dialogue from nonwhite characters, the actor points out how little Hollywood gives them to say.

Lucy the Elephant is the oldest roadside attraction in America. Saved from the wrecking ball, she's a survivor among the increasingly endangered species of American roadside oddities.




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