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The killing of British aid worker David Haines by the self-proclaimed Islamic State provoked international outrage and could bolster U.S. efforts to build support for an anti-ISIS coalition.
A week-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine has all but broken down. Shelling that was previously constrained to the airport in Donetsk reached the city over the weekend.
The Clintons are back in Iowa at an event that is the place to see and be seen for ambitious Democrats. NPR's Arun Rath talks with national political correspondent Don Gonyea.
After decades of denial, the NFL admitted this week that its players face a higher risk for long-term brain injuries than the general population. NPR's Arun Rath talks with ESPN writer Steve Fainaru.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with the Poynter Institute's Kelly McBride about the ethical issues raised by media organizations showing the killings of hostages by Islamic Militants.
News this week about the benefits of a low-carb diet got writer Dana Goodyear thinking about the nature of her favorite food. She writes about it in this essay about the book Tartine Bread.