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A Former Child Soldier Finds Escape, Heaven Through His Music

Jan. 31
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Starved, brainwashed and beaten, Emmanual Jal was a child soldier who escaped Sudan's war. Now he's an actor, musician and activist. But he says he still gets nightmares.

Why Do We Love Football So Much? Theater Tackles Tough Questions

Jan. 31
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A play based on interviews with former NFL players, their families and fans digs deep: What's so fun about a sport that devastates bodies and brains? And what if it can't be made safer?

Efforts To Free Japanese ISIS Captive 'Deadlocked'

Jan. 31
NPR

A top Japanese diplomat says indirect negotiations to free a captive journalist from the militant Islamic State group have reached a "state of deadlock."

In Qatar, Released Taliban Member Raises U.S. Concerns

Jan. 30
Bill Chappell / NPR

There are new suspicions that one of the men released from a U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl last year might be trying to contact Taliban fighters.

An Archer Goes Old-School, And Wows The Internet

Jan. 30
Bill Chappell / NPR
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Citing archery's historic methods, a Danish archer has released a video in which he fires three arrows in 0.6 seconds. Lars Andersen argues for speed and agility, in addition to accuracy.

Argentine Official Says He Sought Cooperation With Iran, Not Coverup

Jan. 30
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro / NPR
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In an exclusive interview with NPR, Foreign Minister Hector Timerman says he met Iranian officials as part of the effort to find out who was behind the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.

Measles Is A Killer: It Took 100,000 Lives Worldwide Last Year

Jan. 30
Jason Beaubien / NPR
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The uproar over the U.S. outbreak glosses over a bigger problem: Measles takes a tragic toll in poor countries. But a vaccine can effectively stop this deadly — and highly contagious — disease.

The Real Super Sunday Battle Is In The Snack Bowl

Jan. 30
Dan Charles / NPR
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The competition over what Americans consume during the Super Bowl has gotten vicious. The nation's top merchants of virtuous and not-so-virtuous munching both want control of the line of scrimmage.

Shake Shack Sizzles With IPO As McDonald's Fizzles

Jan. 30
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Shares of the burger chain shot up Friday, its first trading day. Shake Shack and other fast-casual joints are taking a bite out of McDonald's, which can't recast itself to fit the current trend.

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder Turns To Voters To Approve Tax Increase

Jan. 30
NPR

Some states are experiencing major budget deficits and several Republican governors are opting to increase taxes to make up for the shortfall. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder talks to Robert Siegel

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