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Students in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa were slaughtered by al-Shabab fighters. The audacious attack in a town home to a military base has raised concerns about intelligence failures.
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist John Burns has announced his retirement. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Burns about four decades of reporting for the New York Times.
Britain's Isles of Scilly seeks a new constable for the world's most cushy posting. Qualifications include knowing how to deal with wandering sea pups, catching speeding golf cars and saving goldfish.
There has been a spate of religious movies and documentaries from Killing Jesus to Going Clear. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral in Washington.
The announcement of a nuclear deal with Iran was met with celebration in Tehran, but reaction in the U.S. was subdued. Some in Congress want to scuttle the agreement. But what other options are there?
Nigerians have elected a former military strongman to be their next president. Muhammadu Buhari, who insists he's a changed man, says his first order of business will be to crush Boko Haram militants.