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NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power about her recent trip to South Sudan.
Janette Murray-Wakelin and Alan Murray spent 2013 running around the perimeter of Australia. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the Murrays about the epic trip that took them more than 10,000 miles.
What if you could undergo racial reassignment surgery and switch races? That's the premise of a new novel, Your Face in Mine. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with author Jess Row.
New York Times journalist Alissa Rubin was injured in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq last week. NPR's Linda Wertheimer has an update on her recovery.
A scientific survey of coral reefs off the Florida keys is being done using the same fish-eye camera lenses that Google uses to capture street views. Scientists will use the images for research.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Ferguson on Saturday and enforced a five-hour curfew. The night ended with tear gas and arrests of some protesters.