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7:06am

Tue January 27, 2015
Around the Nation

Boston Copes With Its Deepening Blanket Of Snow

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 7:26 am

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7:04am

Tue January 27, 2015
Global Health

It's Been A Hard Road To 12 Step For Zanzibar's Heroin Addicts

Frederica Boswell NPR

Could a 12-step program, with its Christian roots, help addicts recover in a conservative Muslim island in the Indian Ocean?

Suleiman Mauly was desperate to find out. He'd been using heroin in his native Zanzibar since age 17. The island nation is a key stop for heroin smuggled from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Europe. An estimated 7 percent of the 1 million inhabitants are heroin addicts.

Mauly had tried to get clean a couple of times. It didn't work. Then he discovered a 12-step program in Mombasa, Kenya.

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5:11am

Tue January 27, 2015
Around the Nation

Thieves With A Guilty Conscious Return Stolen Items

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 5:39 am

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5:07am

Tue January 27, 2015
Around the Nation

Rhode Island School Releases Snow Day Video

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 5:39 am

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3:18am

Tue January 27, 2015
The Two-Way

Pentagon Identifies World War II Veteran Featured In NPR/ProPublica Investigation

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 6:52 am

Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder served as a dental assistant in the Army during World War II.
Courtesy of the Kelder family

The remains of a World War II soldier who died in a prisoner of war camp in the Philippines — and the subject of a joint NPR/ProPublica investigation last year — have been identified as Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder. His identification came after a long legal battle between his family and the Pentagon.

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3:02am

Tue January 27, 2015
NPR Story

Greece Looks To Renegotiate Bailout Terms

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 7:06 am

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3:02am

Tue January 27, 2015
NPR Story

Obama Takes Heat For Proposing To End College Savings Break

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 5:05 am

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3:02am

Tue January 27, 2015
NPR Story

Syrian President Assad Talks To 'Foreign Affairs' Magazine

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 7:06 am

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5:22am

Mon January 26, 2015
Around the Nation

Another Coyote Found Wandering New York City

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 6:03 am

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5:22am

Mon January 26, 2015
Around the Nation

Fallen Prey To Love's Cruel Sting?

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 6:03 am

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4:19am

Mon January 26, 2015
Television

Sling TV Could Be Cable-Cutter's Dream

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 6:03 am

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3:04am

Mon January 26, 2015
NPR Story

Greek Voters Usher Leftist Party Into Office

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 6:03 am

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3:04am

Mon January 26, 2015
NPR Story

Weekend Shelling Kills 30 People In Eastern Ukraine

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 5:48 pm

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3:04am

Mon January 26, 2015
NPR Story

A Closer Look At Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 6:03 am

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Cokie Roberts joins us most Mondays to talk politics. And she's with us in this morning. Good morning.

COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Renee.

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5:23am

Fri January 23, 2015
Television

What Is ... 'Morning Edition'?

Originally published on Fri January 23, 2015 9:41 am

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5:19am

Fri January 23, 2015
Europe

Soccer Player Suspended For Making Calls During Match

Originally published on Fri January 23, 2015 6:14 am

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3:03am

Fri January 23, 2015
Latin America

Questions Over Prosecutor's Death Envelop Argentina

Originally published on Fri January 23, 2015 6:14 am

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3:03am

Fri January 23, 2015
Sports

Will 'Deflategate' Let The Air Out Of Super Bowl Hype?

Originally published on Fri January 23, 2015 6:14 am

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3:03am

Fri January 23, 2015
Research News

Why NFL Teams Should Reconsider Giving Coaches The Heave-Ho

Originally published on Fri January 23, 2015 6:14 am

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10:10am

Thu January 22, 2015
Economy

European Central Bank Launches Stimulus Plan

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 11:08 am

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4:30am

Thu January 22, 2015
Around the Nation

Pro Golfer Brooke Pancake Signs Deal With Waffle House

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 10:06 am

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4:25am

Thu January 22, 2015
Around the Nation

Police Chase Ends In Ohio Prison's Parking Lot

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 10:06 am

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2:59am

Thu January 22, 2015
Around the Nation

Measles Outbreak At Disneyland Spreads To Other States

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 11:49 am

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2:59am

Thu January 22, 2015
NPR Story

Communities Around Fort Campbell Brace For Word On Budget Cuts

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 10:06 am

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2:59am

Thu January 22, 2015
NPR Story

Anti-Islamization Rally In Germany Draws Counter-Demonstrators

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 10:06 am

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