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Charles Cumming hooks NPR book reviewer Alan Cheuse with his latest spy novel, A Colder War.
The National Weather Service is forecasting that for the first time in 22 years, Hawaii will be hit directly by a hurricane — two, in fact. Hurricane Iselle is expected to make landfall soon, and Hurricane Julio is right on its tail.
Jason Taylor signals to his teammates during a game in 2011. Those fingers e...
Taylor played through countless injuries, even one that kept him in a catheter on the field. But sitting out an injury "doesn't make you less of a man," he says — just a different type of competitor.
Russia reacted to Western economic sanctions by imposing a yearlong ban on U.S. and European food products. Moscow also made clear it's still considering other measures.
The world's newest country has been roiled by ethnic and political clashes, as well as famine. The U.S. and other African heads of state are pressing the country's president to make peace with rebels.
As the deadly Ebola virus outbreak continues to spread, affected nations are imposing drastic new measures to try to contain the infection.