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It's been more than three years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japam. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Time Magazine East Asia correspondent Hannah Beech, who recently toured the plant.
In St. Louis, Mo., an impressive feat is unfolding in the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament: the Italian-American challenger Fabiano Caruana has dominated, winning seven straight matches to open the event. NPR's Arun Rath talks with chess grandmaster and commentator Ben Finegold.
Lundgren's performance in Rocky IV as Ivan Drago --€” the "blond beast wit...
Before he was Ivan Drago or He-Man, Lundgren was just another 6-foot 5-inch Swede with a black belt in karate and a degree in chemical engineering — who turned down a scholarship to MIT for show-biz.
NPR's Arun Rath talks to Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer for the international health nonprofit Partners In Health, about the response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Volunteers from around the world have traveled to West Africa to help contain the dramatic spread of the Ebola virus, including one 72-year-old from Texas working in Liberia with Doctors Without Borders.
NPR's Arun Rath talks to NPR Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos about the funding sources for the group known as the Islamic State and the U.S. strategy for defeating the group in Iraq and Syria.