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Mindy Kaling's Super Bowl Ad: Are Indian Women Invisible?

2 hours 58 min ago

In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.

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After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

3 hours 7 min ago

Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.

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Cumberbatch Wants Britain To Pardon Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law

3 hours 56 min ago

The Oscar-nominated star of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has joined actor and comedian Stephen Fry in calling for a blanket pardon of 49,000 men punished under long-defunct law.

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Video Appears To Show Beheading Of Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto

4 hours 21 min ago

The SITE Intelligence group has acquired footage that appears to show the execution of the Japanese journalist a week after another Japanese hostage was killed by the so-called Islamic State.

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Islamic State Blames Coalition Airstrikes For Losing Kobani

6 hours 49 min ago

For the first time, the extremist group acknowledges its defeat earlier this week in the heavily contested Syrian border town.

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Four Years After Revolution, Libya Slides Into Chaos

8 hours 30 min ago

Libya was hopeful after Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown, but today Libya is a country torn apart, with two competing governments in two different cities, each with its own parliament and military.

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Four Years After Revolution, Libya Slides Into Chaos

8 hours 30 min ago

Libya was hopeful after Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown, but today it's a nation torn apart, with two competing governments in two different cities, each with its own parliament and military.

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Party Ban Is Patronizing, U.Va. Sorority Women Say

8 hours 55 min ago

National sorority leaders have told members at the University of Virginia not to attend a multi-frat Bid Night party after a discredited article about a gang rape.

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Record-Setting Balloonists Touch Down In Mexico After Pacific Crossing

9 hours 35 min ago

Pilots Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, dubbed the "Two Eagles," traveled the farthest and stayed aloft the longest for anyone in a gas-filled balloon.

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All Is Not So Well In The NFL Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday

10 hours 25 min ago

Deflategate tops a "tough year" for the league, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL has also grappled with domestic violence and child abuse claims.

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All Is Not So Well In The NFL Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday

10 hours 25 min ago

Deflategate tops a "tough year" for the League, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL has also grappled with domestic violence and child abuse claims.

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Merkel: No Relaxing Of Terms On Greek Debt

11 hours 7 min ago

The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.

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Merkel: No Relaxing Of Terms On Greek Debt

11 hours 8 min ago

The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.

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Serena Williams Wins Australian Open For 19th Grand Slam Title

12 hours 10 min ago

The tennis superstar beat Russia's Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3, 7-6 (5). She is now third in a list of Grand Slam singles champs.

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An Arctic Institution, Sweden's Ice Hotel Turns 25

12 hours 36 min ago

This year marks 25 years of the original Ice Hotel, carved from snow and ice bricks in far northern Sweden. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on Jan. 29, 2015.

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Rod McKuen, The Cheeseburger To Poetry's Haute Cuisine

12 hours 36 min ago

Poet Rod McKuen was loved by millions but mocked by literary critics. He died this week at age 81.

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In LA, Women Build A Mosque Where They Can Call To Prayer

12 hours 36 min ago

A women-led mosque held its first jumma'a, or Friday prayer service, in Los Angeles this week. The group is hoping to strengthen the Muslim community in America by empowering the faith's women.

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Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Drags On Into WInter

12 hours 36 min ago

Government troops are locked in a fierce battle with Russian-backed separatists, while civilians suffer freezing cold. Correspondent Corey Flintoff shares the latest with NPR's Scott Simon.

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What Romney's Retreat Means For GOP Hopefuls

12 hours 36 min ago

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about the narrowing Republican presidential field for 2016 and what we've seen so far in the first month of the new Congress.

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Pennsylvania Law Allows NRA To Sue Cities Over Gun Rules

12 hours 36 min ago

The NRA has already filed suit against Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster, claiming the cities' gun ordinances are illegal.

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