It's the place where a teenager died of Ebola this week. And like all unusual geographic names, it's got a story behind it.
NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Tony Blinken, the U.S. deputy secretary of state and the former deputy national security advisor for President Obama, about the latest on the negotiations with Iran.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with freelance journalist Ana Santos about her experience getting divorced in the Philippines, the only country where divorce is illegal.
French public schools discourage any display of religious identity. But after an Islamist terror attack this year, a religious co-existence group has found a huge demand for its services.
Photos released by the Islamist extremist group show a 2,000-year-old stone sculpture of a lion being smashed with sledgehammers.
Four men were sentenced to death in May for their roles in the attack that killed a 28-year-old woman who was falsely accused of burning the Quran.
The pilot of TransAsia Airways Flight 235, which crashed shortly after takeoff in February, may have switched off the only operating engine moments before the accident that killed 43 people.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was elected on the promise of renegotiating the regimen of austerity imposed on Greece by its creditors. And Europe warned him it expected Greece to repay its debts.
Swiss prosecutors said the requests were delivered Wednesday evening. The FIFA officials were arrested in May in Zurich in a corruption investigation of soccer's governing body.
Renee Montagne talks to helicopter pilot Erik Sabiston and medic Julia Bringloe, former medevac crewmembers, about a nerve-racking rescue mission they did in Afghanistan's Valley of Death in 2011.
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