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Document Pope Makes Final Stop On Africa Trip, In Central African Republic
The Pope preached reconciliation Sunday in Central African Republic, a country that has seen clashes between Christian and Muslim militias.
Document Young American Muslims Face Pressure, Are Optimistic Of Increasing Tolerance
Many Muslims feel pressure – sometimes a responsibility — to defend their faith when there's an attack carried out in the name of Islam. Young American Muslims share how they handle the scrutiny.
Document On The Forecast: A High Probability You'll See This Dress
A viral photo montage has made it clear: One dress in particular is extremely popular with women in broadcast news. Meteorologist April Warnecke, who has worn the dress herself, explains why.
Document Between Alphabetizing And Best Guesses, Can You Find This Week's Answers?
Given a category, and a thing in the category that closely follows the name of the category alphabetically, answer with the only other item in the category that fits between them alphabetically.
Document What We Know: Colorado Springs Shooting
Local and federal law enforcement continue investigations into Friday's shootings at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo. that left a police officer and two civilians dead.
Document 'Not Without My Daughter' Subject Grows Up, Tells Her Own Story
"Not Without My Daughter" told the story of an American mother and daughter fleeing Iran. Now that young girl is telling her own story in her memoir, "My Name is Mahtob."
Document For The Record: Aging Out and Moving On
The number of Americans over the age of 65 is growing. That means more families with loved ones who can no longer live alone. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to families about the decisions they face.
Document Daughters Reflect On Losing Both Parents To AIDS
Two sisters sit down to describe what it was like to lose both parents to AIDS early on in the epidemic. People were so frightened, they didn't dare talk about the secret that haunted their family.
Document Proposed Climate Change Rules At Odds With U.S. Opponents
President Obama says the U.S. must lead the charge to reduce burning of fossil fuels. But American lawmakers are divided on limiting carbon emissions and opponents say they'll challenge any new rules.
Document Even Without Interpreter, Hawaiian Judge Brings A Message
A trial in Hawaii has been delayed while officials look for an interpreter — for the judge. Defendant Kahookahi Kanuha insists on testifying in Hawaiian, a state language.
Document 100 Years Of Billy Strayhorn, Emotional Architect Of Song
The composer and arranger spent the bulk of his career in service to the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He wrote some of the most popular songs of the 20th century — without ever hiding who he was.
Document Climate Summit To Proceed In Paris
More than 130 world leaders are expected in Paris for the UN climate conference. Despite the recent terrorist attacks in the French capital, the negotiations are going ahead as planned.
Document Cultural Exploration Via Cruise Ships Starts On Board
Cruise liners aren't just about buffets and nightclub acts. There is a growing number of passengers who want to explore the local cultures, especially the music.
Document Positive Bumper Stickers Light Up Worst Traffic City
Stuck in traffic? In Kabul? Afghanistan's capital has some of the worst traffic jams in the world. But humorous bumper stickers, plastered all over cars, makes driving a little more bearable.
Document Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'
Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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