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What's That Smell? The Beautiful Tree That's Causing Quite A Stink
Once embraced by cities for its beautiful white flowers, disease resistance and ability to grow just about anywhere, the Callery pear is now considered a nuisance due to its smell and invasive nature.
Lawless Libya: The Jumping Off Point For Migrants Heading To Europe
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Rebecca Murray, a freelance reporter for McClatchy in Libya, about the collapse of law and order, the rise of the self-declared Islamic State and the migrant crisis.
Deception And Suspense By The Sea In The Iranian Mystery 'About Elly'
Recently released in the U.S., Asghar Farhadi's 2009 film follows a teacher invited on a beach trip by the mother of one of her students. David Edelstein calls the film "Hitchockian" in its suspense.
'Pope And Mussolini' Tells The 'Secret History' Of Fascism And The Church
Historian David Kertzer says the Catholic Church lent organizational strength and moral legitimacy to Mussolini's fascist regime. Kertzer recently won a Pulitzer Prize for his book.
Comcast Calls Off Merger With Time Warner
Comcast is abandoning its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. For more details, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi.
Aid Workers Hear Migrants' Accounts Of Shipwrecks
The charity Save the Children has been hearing from migrants who have survived the dangerous journey to Europe from across the Mediterranean. Text messages come in every day about boats in distress.
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