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At a recent event, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met a Palestinian girl, who said she hoped to stay in Germany. When Merkel explained why she couldn't, the moment caught the people's attention.
Photo from The Rifleman's Violin, directed by Sam Ball, Copyright Citizen Fi...
Stuart Canin was one of many GIs in Europe after World War II, but his violin made him different.
In Lake County, Ill., an annual fair has long featured a "Banana Derby" — a race with monkeys dressed as little jockeys riding dogs. But this year, some residents have launched a campaign to end it.
Michael Miller, a reporter with The Washington Post, speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about military recruitment centers and how they have become easy targets for potential violence.
The diverse stock market could be a way to road-test Iran's economy. But experts warn of unique pitfalls: the key role the Revolutionary Guard plays in the economy and the lack of transparency.
One-third of the seafood Americans catch is sold abroad, but most of the seafood we eat is imported and often of lower quality. Author Paul Greenberg explains why. Originally broadcast July 1, 2014.