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Six Things I Saw In Eastern Ukraine
NPR's Ari Shapiro went to Kiev this month planning to report several feature stories on the Ukrainian revolution. Instead, he found himself documenting a country edging toward civil war.
In South Korea, Ferry Rescue Efforts Yield Only Grisly Results
It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
Ferry Transcript Shows Confusion And Panic: 'Please Come Quickly'
The radio call transcript gives new detail to a tragedy that has left about 240 people missing. Early in its plight, the South Korean ferry seems to have listed too far to deploy its life boats.
'A Wound That Doesn't Close': Armenians Suffer Uncertainty Together
The Easter holiday finds Christians in the Middle East concerned over what the future may hold. As the violence in Syria deepens, many Armenians remember a history of genocidal tragedies.
Ukraine: Deadly Gunfight Rattles Easter Truce
The shootout took place at a checkpoint near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militants have held a government building since last week.
Tiny Liechtenstein Loses A Precious Quarter-Acre
The tiny principality of Liechtenstein spreads across a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.
Japan's Competitive Poets Know How To Turn A Phrase
Each spring, Japan is consumed by a contest for style of poetry called Senryu. The poems are just three spare lines about the trials and tribulations of daily life.
Hindu Nationalist Topping Polls In World's Largest Election
In India, hundreds of millions are casting their ballots in parliamentary elections over the next month. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Indian reporter Supriya Sharma.
S. Korean Community Waits And Prays For Its Missing Students
It's been a week of tragedy for the community of Ansan, an industrial town near Seoul. Many of the high school teenagers who sank with the South Korean ferry last week attended high school there.
Measures Of Change After Bangladesh Garment Factory Collapse
One year ago, 1,100 garment workers were killed when a Bangladesh factory collapsed. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Steven Greenhouse, labor reporter for The New York Times, about what has changed.
Ukraine's Divide, Too Broad For Easter To Bridge?
Most Ukrainians are primarily Orthodox Christians, and Easter is the most important religious holiday of the year. Many in the country are hoping the holiday will calm current tensions.
Conservationist Shot In Africa's Oldest Nature Preserve
An internationally recognized conservationist is recovering after he was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Allard Blom of the World Wildlife Fund.
Relatives Grieve As Divers Pull Bodies From S. Korean Ferry
The grim recovery operation off South Korea continues Sunday. Police boats brought bodies ashore to the deafening cries and screams of family members.
Divers Begin Pulling Bodies From Sunken Ferry
Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
The Players In The Battle For India's Soul
The numbers from India's election are staggering: 814 million potential voters, nine stages of voting over six weeks. They are the biggest in the world. Correspondent Julie McCarthy talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the candidates vying for power.




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The week in 33 photos
The dangers of testing Ebola
Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the dangers of testing Ebola, which has already claimed the lives of 14 healthcare workers.
Putting planes back together
CNN's Stephanie Elam visits USC's Aviation Accident Lab for a look at how investigators learn to solve aviation mysteries.
Isolated tribe believes in simple life
Women from Tanzania's Hadza tribe describe their simple lifestyle which is free from first world problems.
Who's your hero? Nominate them
They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.
Anderson Cooper: Here's how
Anderson Cooper shows you how to nominate an "everyday person changing the world" as a 2014 CNN Hero. It's easy!
At fire scene, she rescues the pet
Hazel Donnelly was taking her husband to the doctor when they got a call that their apartment building was on fire.
Hunger in the land of plenty
In "the nation's salad bowl," as California's Central Valley is often called, fresh produce grows in abundance.
Helping women escape 'the life'
As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.
A tour of the sex underworld
A woman who escaped prostitution shows a hotspot in St. Paul, MN, as part of CNN Hero Vednita Carter's outreach efforts.
Abdullah Abdullah leads Afghan vote
In Afghanistan's historic presidential election, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah is leading the early returns from last week's voting, the country's Independent Election Commission chairman said Sunday.
Pakistan Taliban: Ceasefire over
The Pakistan Taliban said Wednesday they will not extend a cease-fire with the Pakistani government, six days after a weekslong pause in hostilities officially ended.
Brothers re-arrested for cannibalism
Two brothers previously jailed for cannibalism and then released, have been arrested again after police discovered a child's severed head at their home in a remote village in northwest Pakistan.
Watch landmark Cold War series
The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.
In photos: History of the Cold War

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