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17 Feb 2019

World Story of the Day : NPR

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NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.

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    Opinion: Good Night Oppy, A Farewell To NASA's Mars Rover

    NASA's admission this week that the agency has lost contact with a Mars rover brings an end to a compelling story of usefulness and resilience.

  • Posted on 16 Feb 2019

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    Florists Fear A 'No Deal' Brexit Would Wilt The Flower Business

    U.K. flower shop owners who rely on shipments from the Netherlands are concerned about how leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement will affect them.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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    Concern Grows For Loujain Al-Hathloul, Jailed Saudi Women's Driving Activist

    Loujain al-Hathloul, who opposed the kingdom's past ban on women driving, is among several Saudi female activists who have been imprisoned since last year. Relatives say the women have been tortured.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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    Sweden's Cashless Experiment: Is It Too Much Too Fast?

    In Sweden, few people use cash anymore. Most people pay by card, online or with digital apps, and that trend is spurring a new debate on whether going cashless is fair for everyone.

  • Posted on 11 Feb 2019

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    The Historic Chapel At The Heart Of A Legal Fight Over The Border Wall

    The town of Mission, Texas grew up around La Lomita chapel. Last week, the local Catholic diocese tried and failed to stop the government from surveying the chapel's land.

  • Posted on 10 Feb 2019

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