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 2022-07-04 06:33 

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4 crew members are rescued after a floating crane sinks south of Hong Kong...

The rescued people were part of a 30-strong crew on board a China-registered floating crane that was involved in building several offshore wind farms, according to local media reports....

 2022-07-03 08:19 

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North Korea slams US-South Korea-Japan military cooperation...

North Korea on Sunday slammed the United States, South Korea and Japan for pushing to boost their trilateral military cooperation, warning it would reinforce its military capability....

 2022-07-02 12:28 

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Dozens are feared lost after a ship sinks in the South China Sea...

An industrial support ship operating has sunk in a storm with the possible loss of more than two dozen crew members, rescue services in Hong Kong said Saturday....

 2022-07-02 12:21 

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25 years ago, Britain handed control of Hong Kong back to China...

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with two friends from Hong Kong born 25 years ago, when China resumed control over the city. They've faced difficult decisions since, personally and politically....

 2022-07-01 21:15 

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Even with Beijing's backing, Hong Kong's new leader faces big challenges...

Hong Kong gets a new leader on Friday with strong backing from Beijing, but faces challenges with a sluggish economy that remains closed to the outside world — and China — by COVID controls....

 2022-07-01 09:30 

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The Hong Kong handover turns 25. So does an entire generation....

Two teenagers bonded over high school Model United Nations. A decade later, one is in self-exile. The other waits for her and their other friends to return to the Hong Kong they once knew....

 2022-07-01 09:09 

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Supporters of Brittney Griner continue to call for Russia to release her...

NPR's A Martinez talks to Terri Jackson, executive director of the union representing WNBA players, about star player Brittney Griner, who is on trial in Russia on drug charges....

 2022-07-01 09:07 

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25 years ago, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China...

At the time, the city was promised...

 2022-07-01 07:29 

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The trial begins today for Brittney Griner, the WNBA star detained in Russia...

Griner, 31, was arrested on Feb. 17, after authorities at a Moscow area airport allegedly found cannabis vape cartridges in her luggage...

 2022-07-01 06:24 

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Xi defends vision of Hong Kong while marking 25-year anniversary of handover...

China's president says the...

 2022-06-30 18:55 

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DOJ fails to report on making federal websites accessible to disabled people...

It has been 10 years since the Justice Department filed a report on the government's compliance with IT accessibility standards, a group of concerned senators say. Now they are asking for answers....

 2022-06-30 09:06 

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Biden is wrapping up a week of high-level meetings with allies in Europe...

While in Europe, President Biden committed more U.S. troops to NATO and worked with G-7 leaders on Russia. Before heading home, he'll take questions about the domestic issues waiting for him....

 2022-06-30 07:36 

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Chinese leader Xi arrives in Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover...

The Chinese leader is expected to speak about Hong Kong's future at a ceremony Friday marking the return of the former British colony to Chinese rule on July 1, 1997....

 2022-06-29 09:07 

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NATO will boost military defenses especially on the eastern flank nearest Russia...

NPR's A Martinez talks to retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis, a former NATO commander, about measures the security organization can adopt to better defend itself against Russian aggression....

 2022-06-27 08:30 

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U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner is due in Russian court Monday...

A trial date has not been announced for the American basketball star, who was arrested in Russia more than four months ago....

 2022-06-25 13:35 

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Saturday sports: Tampa Bay in NHL championship; Griner honorary WNBA all-star...

NPR's Susan Davis speaks with Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media about the Stanley Cup Finals, Brittney Griner's detention in Russia, and who's joining the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV golf league....

 2022-06-25 12:01 

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Jan. 6 committee alleges that 6 Congressional Republicans sought pardons from Trump...

The House Jan. 6 committee released testimony alleging that some Republican members of Congress sought pardons from then-President Donald Trump for their roles in trying to subvert the 2020 elections....

 2022-06-24 23:35 

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Burgers in Russia, Juul vaporized, THE trademarked...

This Friday, we're looking at fast-food companies who are still hanging on in Russia. Juul getting banned. And as a cherry on top, THE Ohio State University deciding to patent you guessed it,...

 2022-06-24 15:13 

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Russia is disappearing Ukrainian civilians. Their families want answers...

Ukrainians who were held in Russia detail their detention, hoping to help find a teacher still missing. She is one of more than 200 civilians that U.N. human rights workers say Russia has disappeared....

 2022-06-24 00:05 

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Former DOJ officials detail threatening to resign en masse in meeting with Trump...

Witnesses in today's hearing revealed details of a dramatic Oval Office meeting on Jan. 3, 2021....

 2022-06-23 21:57 

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Republican lawmakers asked the White House for pardons before and after Jan. 6...

Various Republican House members requested pardons from President Donald Trump in the final days of his administration, according to testimony presented before the Jan. 6 committee....

 2022-06-23 20:47 

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Trump tried to use the DOJ in his effort to overturn election, ex-DOJ officials said...

The House Jan. 6 committee held a hearing Thursday with testimony from former DOJ officials on how Donald Trump tried to use the department to spread false claims about election fraud....

 2022-06-23 20:28 

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Former DOJ officials testify before Jan. 6 committee...

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with former Department of Defense special counsel and New York University law professor Ryan Goodman about the Jan. 6 committee's fifth public hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday....

 2022-06-23 20:28 

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Russia's economy is weathering sanctions, but tough times are ahead...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Russian political scientist Ilya Matveev about the impact of sanctions on the Russian economy....

 2022-06-23 11:20 

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Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing...

The House Select Committee investigating the Capitol siege will focus on efforts by former President Donald Trump to pressure the Justice Department to pursue baseless claims of election fraud....

 2022-06-23 09:08 

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Russia's blockade of Ukrainian ports is driving a global food insecurity crisis...

President Biden will attend the G7 meeting in Germany, where leaders likely will address Russia's blockade of Ukrainian ports along the Black Sea, which is endangering food security in some countries....

 2022-06-22 01:29 

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Trump-backed Britt defeats Brooks in Alabama Republican Senate runoff...

Katie Britt has secured the GOP nomination for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat, ousting U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in a runoff, according to a race call by The Associated Press....

 2022-06-20 20:13 

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A Missouri Senate candidate holds a shotgun and calls for 'RINO hunting' in a new ad...

A new ad from Eric Greitens, the controversial Republican running for Missouri's U.S. Senate seat, has left him accused of glorifying political violence....

 2022-06-19 09:01 

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A French city approved burkinis in its pools. Then the backlash came...

The city of Grenoble's move to allow the full body-covering swimsuit for Islamic women has sparked a legal battle. Activists say it's a matter of civil — and women's — rights....

 2022-06-17 16:48 

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Will Julian Assange be extradited to the U.S.? Where his case stands now...

The WikiLeaks founder will face 18 federal counts — whenever he's brought to a U.S. courthouse in Virginia. For now, he has at least one more avenue of appeal....

 2022-06-17 11:33 

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Julian Assange can be extradited to the U.S. to face spying charges, U.K. says...

The British government says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to the U.S. to face spying charges....

 2022-06-17 10:30 

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The U.K. says Julian Assange can be extradited to the U.S. to face spying charges...

WikiLeaks said it would appeal. The decision is a big moment in Assange's years-long battle to avoid facing trial in the U.S. — though not necessarily the end of the tale....

 2022-06-17 10:26 

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After centuries, there are 2 rooms on the Capitol's Senate side named for women...

Democrat Barbara Mikulski of Maryland was the longest serving female senator. Maine Republican Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to be elected to both the House and Senate...

 2022-06-17 09:00 

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Why cryptocurrencies have gone from the next hot thing to a full-on meltdown...

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are plunging. Here's what to know about a market that just a few months ago was being touted as the future of finance....

 2022-06-16 09:01 

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A trade dispute between the U.K. and the EU erupts over post-Brexit deal...

The international trade dispute has drawn widespread condemnation and threatened to disrupt the relative peace in Northern Ireland since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in Belfast....

 2022-06-16 07:43 

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House passes a bill giving police security to families of Supreme Court justices...

The legislation was introduced by Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, and unanimously passed the Senate last month....

 2022-06-15 09:32 

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Was Hong Kong a colony? Not according to new textbooks, a newspaper says...

New textbooks approved by Beijing contend the territory was never a British colony. The reason: China never recognized the treaties that ceded it to Britain....

 2022-06-15 05:12 

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Trump ally Adam Laxalt wins Nevada's Republican U.S. Senate primary...

Laxalt will take on incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in November in a high-stakes race as Democrats try to hold on to their slim majority in the upper chamber....

 2022-06-14 20:20 

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Sen. Raphael Warnock on his new memoir 'A Way Out of No Way' and what gives him hope...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. Raphael Warnock about his memoir A Way Out of No Way and how he proved himself wrong by winning a Georgia Senate seat as a Black Democrat....

 2022-06-14 20:12 

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Russia extends Brittney Griner's detention until at least July 2...

WNBA star Brittney Griner will remain in Russian custody through at least July 2, Russian state media reported. The U.S. says she is being wrongfully detained....

 2022-06-14 09:00 

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Primaries in Nevada and South Carolina highlight Tuesday's races to watch...

Adam Laxalt is likely the frontrunner in the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Nevada. In South Carolina, former President Donald Trump has endorsed two challengers to GOP U.S. House incumbents....

 2022-06-12 12:31 

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Janet Napolitano first administered DACA as homeland security secretary 10 years ago...

Ayesha Rascoe talks with former Department of Homeland Security Sec. Janet Napolitano about the upcoming 10th anniversary of DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals....

 2022-06-11 21:13 

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Who is Liz Cheney, the Republican who broke with her party to lead the Jan. 6 probe?...

The House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection held its first public hearing Thursday. Republican Liz Cheney broke with virtually all of her GOP colleagues to help lead the probe....

 2022-06-11 13:17 

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Opposition politician Valdimir Kara-Murza and other dissidents detained in Russia...

Scott Simon speaks to Evgenia Kara-Murza, wife of jailed Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza, about her efforts to free him....

 2022-06-10 21:40 

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Macron's party faces competition from the far left for control of French parliament...

French president Emmanuel Macron recently won a second term, beating far-right leader Marine Le Pen. But if Macron wants to enact his agenda, he has to keep his majority in parliament this month....

 2022-06-10 18:24 

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Russia's rebranded McDonald's unveils a new logo, but keeps its name a secret...

The iconic Golden Arches have been replaced with two bold orange backslashes and a red circle, representing a tiny burger and a pair of large fries....

 2022-06-10 09:01 

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Russian blockade in Odessa disrupts Ukrainian farmers' grain exports...

NPR's Peter Granitz talks about the impact Russia's blockade of the port of Odessa will have on grains sales in Odessa and possible food shortages in places in the Middle East and Africa....

 2022-06-09 21:06 

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NPR travels to Afghanistan for the 1st time since the Taliban took over...

In NPR's first visit to Afghanistan since the Taliban took over almost a year ago, Diaa Hadid discusses the changes she's observing in Kabul since she last visited there in pre-Taliban-ruled 2020....

 2022-06-09 20:34 

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Russia threatens to kick out U.S. journalists unless U.S. treats Russian media better...

Russia is warning foreign journalists that they could lose the right to stay unless the situation of Russian journalists in the U.S. improves....

 2022-06-09 15:57 

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Michigan candidate for governor, Ryan Kelley, arrested by FBI for Jan. 6 involvement...

Thurs., the FBI arrested Ryan Kelley for charges related to the Capitol breach on Jan. 6, 2021. He's one of a few candidates running for governor in Michigan. Others were removed for signature fraud....

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