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Jan 21, 2019
Gasoline thefts are rampant in Mexico. One small town, which sits near two major pipelines, lives off the illegal activity, and illustrates the tough road ahead for the government.
Jan 21, 2019
"A library can be a loud place," says a city official in charge of Moscow's 400-plus public libraries, which have begun attracting visitors with coffee shops, theater rehearsals and lectures.
Jan 21, 2019
Israel struck Iranian military targets in Syria, killing at least 11 people. The Israeli military's admission broke precedent, as its spokespersons have avoided revealing military activities in Syria.
Jan 21, 2019
Trump makes an offer to end the standoff but Democrats rejected it. Catholic high school students in Kentucky face backlash after a video of them went viral. Why fuel theft in Mexico is a big problem.
Jan 20, 2019
The U.S. is faces uncertainty during the government shutdown. Britain can't seem to agree on how to leave the EU. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Sebastian Mallaby of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jan 20, 2019
Flavio Di Giacomo, an IOM spokesman, told NPR, "The Italian authorities have now called off rescue efforts. It is very, very unlikely that we would find survivors at this point."
Jan 20, 2019
The pope brought a tablet to his usual Sunday address, as he announced the ClickToPray app for communal prayer around the world, with a call for young Catholics to engage.
Jan 20, 2019
The family of Majd Kamalmaz, 61, is making his story public for the first time, spurred by President Trump's plans to remove U.S. troops from the country.
Jan 19, 2019
A gasoline pipeline in the Mexican state of Hidalgo exploded Friday evening, killing more than 60 people and leaving many more injured. The pipeline had been illegally tapped by gasoline thieves.
Jan 19, 2019
Iran attempted to launch a rocket carrying a satellite into space. The Trump administration believes the launch was about developing long-range weapons, but analysts say the tech used is too clunky.
Jan 19, 2019
Residents of Tlahuelilpan, north of Mexico City, had gathered around an illegally tapped pipeline to collect fuel when it burst into flames.
Jan 19, 2019
The president promised to revolutionize France when he was elected in 2017, and his plans economic overhaul seemed on track even two months ago. But many experts say Macron is already finished.
Jan 19, 2019
ISIS may not be defeated, but the U.S. is right to withdraw from Syria, argue Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Jan 19, 2019
A recent report on Russian influence operations overseas detailed large amounts of money and effort spent to influence the referendum. Scott Simon talks with The New Yorker's Jane Mayer.
Jan 19, 2019
In Central African Republic, a nation rife with violence, scouts help with public health campaigns, security — and negotiations with rival militant groups. Plus they're trained to do household chores.