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Mar 21, 2019
Describing what he called a kidnapping, Guaido said weapons had been planted at Roberto Marrero's house and that he should be freed immediately.
Mar 21, 2019
In response to the deadly attacks on two mosques on Friday, New Zealand's prime minister has announced a ban on most semi-automatic weapons. An amnesty and buy-back program were announced.
Mar 21, 2019
On the minds of many in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is how to survive. Hundreds of people are dead and tens of thousands have been displaced after Cyclone Idai made landfall last week.
Mar 21, 2019
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will visit McAllen, Texas, Thursday as border officials begin a policy of releasing detainees into cities instead of sending them to ICE for processing.
Mar 21, 2019
The massacre in New Zealand shines a spotlight on global white nationalism — especially in Australia, where the suspect came from. Steve Inskeep talks to former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
Mar 21, 2019
Colombia says about 1,000 Venezuelan soldiers have defected and back opposition leader Juan Guaido. The defections have done little to undermine the military's support for Nicolas Maduro.
Mar 21, 2019
Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Frank Langfitt about a Brexit delay, and Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap.
Mar 21, 2019
New Zealand bans weapons like those used in last week's attacks. President Trump continues to criticize John McCain, even though he's deceased. New data paints a dark picture of the opioid epidemic.
Mar 20, 2019
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday that the government will ban "military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles," to avert "the kind of horror and attack that we saw on Friday."
Mar 20, 2019
The European Council President said a delay of three months is possible. But U.K. lawmakers would have to approve terms of separation that May has already unsuccessfully proposed to them.
Mar 20, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Gerald Bourke of the World Food Programme, as relief workers in Africa are still learning about the scope of devastation from Cyclone Idai.
Mar 20, 2019
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Donati about the Trump administration's debate over what should happen to the more than 70,000 Venezuelans seeking refuge in the U.S.
Mar 20, 2019
Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?
Mar 20, 2019
New Zealand and Australia are condemning comments made by Turkey's president comparing the Christchurch mosque shootings and battles between ANZAC forces and Ottoman Turks during World War I.
Mar 20, 2019
When an Indiana company learned their goods were being counterfeited in China, they did everything they could to make it stop. But pursuing an intellectual property claim in China takes a lot of work.