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Asia
5:00 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Safety Fears Force Changes To Mount Everest Route

Originally published on Thu February 19, 2015 7:56 am

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Planet Money
5:00 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Ecuador's Answer To The Global Cocoa Shortage

Originally published on Thu February 19, 2015 7:56 am

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Europe
5:00 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Ukraine's President Appeals For U.N. Help To Maintain Truce

Originally published on Thu February 19, 2015 1:35 pm

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Europe
7:18 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Chinese Tourists Rename Famous British Landmarks

Originally published on Wed February 18, 2015 7:24 am

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World
6:34 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Is That A Seal? No, It's A Man Who Collapsed In The Snow

Originally published on Wed February 18, 2015 7:24 am

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NPR Story
5:12 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Minneapolis' Plan Designed To Combat Recruiting By Radical Groups

Originally published on Wed February 18, 2015 7:24 am

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NPR Story
5:12 am
Wed February 18, 2015

How ISIS Has Expanded Beyond Its Syrian Stronghold

Demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State slogans as they carry the extremist group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, in June 2014.
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Originally published on Wed February 18, 2015 5:51 pm

The self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS, first became a powerhouse in Syria, but it has rapidly spread throughout the broader region.

The most recent example came in a video that surfaced Sunday in Libya, purportedly showing 21 men, mostly Egyptian Coptic Christians, being decapitated on a beach.

ISIS now appears to be active in several countries. NPR reporters in Iraq, Egypt and Afghanistan discuss the group's growing clout.

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NPR Story
5:12 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Examining The Entourage Effect

Originally published on Wed February 18, 2015 7:24 am

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NPR's Shankar Vedantam regularly comes in to talk about social science research. He's here now for a brief chat about a phenomenon he's going to introduce us to. It's called the entourage effect. What is it, Shankar?

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Around the Nation
7:58 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Damaged In Pennsylvania Crash

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Around the Nation
7:58 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Winter Gets The Best Of Ithaca's Tourism Bureau

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