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17 Aug 2018

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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    Journalist Austin Tice's Parents Are Still Fighting For Their Son's Return

    Journalist Austin Tice went missing in Syria six years ago after being abducted by militants. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with his parents, Debra and Marc Tice, about their fight to bring him home.

  • Posted on 15 Aug 2018

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    First Stolen Baby Case From Franco Dictatorship Goes To Court In Spain

    Thousands of babies were stolen from their parents during the Franco dictatorship in Spain, but the story was suppressed for decades. Now, the first court case has begun.

  • Posted on 14 Aug 2018

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    Fears Of Global Ripple Effects Grow As Turkey's Financial Problems Continue

    The Turkish Lira plummeted over the weekend, hitting a record low against the dollar. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to economist Eswar Prasad about the fall and the larger effects on the global economy.

  • Posted on 13 Aug 2018

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    Treating Teen Depression Might Improve Mental Health Of Parents, Too

    Evidence shows there's a link between depressed parents and their offspring. But a new study suggests that when teens benefit from treatment for their depression, there's a ripple effect on parents.

  • Posted on 12 Aug 2018

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    A Year After Charlottesville, Not Much Has Changed For Trump

    President Trump's response to the Charlottesville rally drew sharp criticism from his own party, but the backlash from Republican leaders was short-lived.

  • Posted on 11 Aug 2018

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