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The Next President's Inbox: Challenges From Russia, China And Everywhere
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:31:00 -0400
The next U.S. president faces a messy world, from a confrontational Russia to a rising China and a fractured Middle East. NPR looks at the election year debate over America's place in the world.

Juan Gabriel, The 'Divo Of Juarez,' Dies At 66
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:56:00 -0400
Juan Gabriel was a singular pop star who transcended borders and the trappings of gender.

Migrants Help In Relief Effort After Deadly Earthquake In Italy
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:10:23 -0400
Volunteers are helping respond to an earthquake in central Italy. Many of them are migrants from Africa, who came seeking asylum. Even in the relief effort, their presence in Italy is controversial.

Colombia And FARC Peace Deal Depends On The Will Of Voters
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:10:23 -0400
Colombia's government and the FARC rebels have signed a peace accord aimed at ending more than 50 years of conflict. But multiple steps remain, including a referendum, before the deal is implemented.

Impeachment Trial Begins For Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:10:23 -0400
The impeachment trial for suspended president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has begun. She is scheduled to testify before the Senate Monday.

Japan's Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:10:23 -0400
In the remote mountains of the Japanese island of Shikoku, an old woman makes soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat. It's ancient technique that is adapting to modern times.

German Official Says U.S.-Europe Trade Talks Have Collapsed, Blames Washington
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:31:00 -0400
Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have "de facto failed." The climate for trade deals has soured on both sides of the Atlantic.

The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is Set To Arrive In The U.S. This Week
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:42:00 -0400
This will fulfill a goal set by the Obama administration one years ago. A group of several hundred refugees will depart from Jordan in the next day, bound for California and Virginia.

Campaign From Italian Museums Aims To Help Earthquake Relief Efforts
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:52:50 -0400
Italy's state museums are donating their proceeds today to reconstruction efforts, following a massive earthquake that killed at least 291 people and nearly leveled three medieval towns.

Despite Early Optimism, German Companies Hire Few Refugees
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:00:29 -0400
More than a million asylum seekers arrived in Germany last year. After three months, they are allowed to work. The CEO of Daimler predicted a new "economic miracle." But it hasn't happened.

Friendly, Delicious Rivalry Surrounding Jollof Rice
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:57:00 -0400
West Africa's signature dish is jollof, a rice entree to which many countries in the region lay claim. NPR's Ofeibea Quist Arcton explains the culinary wars.

ISIS Increasingly Recruiting Children To Carry Out Terrorist Acts
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:57:00 -0400
Last Sunday in Iraq a young teenage boy was captured before he could detonate an explosive belt on behalf of ISIS. Linda Wertheimer talks to terrorism expert John Horgan about the group's recruitment.

Microcephaly Could Be Just The Tip Of The Effects Of Zika Virus
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:57:00 -0400
The devastating birth defect microcephaly may be just a warning sign for the range of problems babies will suffer. Rob Stein tells Linda Wertheimer about what else scientists are learning about Zika.

What Does It Mean When A North Korean Diplomat Defects?
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:01:48 -0400
Defections appear to be on the rise, but it's difficult to tell what that means about relations between North and South — or the stability of Kim Jong Un's regime.

Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Disease
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0400
An outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns about the infamous and fearsome disease — once a scourge of the U.S., Panama and Spain.

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