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October 2, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about negotiations involving western nations and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program.
 

October 2, 2014 | NPR · Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting the U.S. Steve Inskeep talks to the Israeli leader about new Jewish housing in East Jerusalem, the recent war in Gaza and other regional issues.
 

October 2, 2014 | NPR · Students are leading the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Among them is Arika Ho, a journalism student at Hong Kong University.
 

October 2, 2014 | NPR · Pro-democracy protesters are threatening to occupy government offices unless Hong Kong’s chief executive steps down. For days, thousands of demonstrators have been demanding freer elections.
 

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October 2, 2014 | NPR · Lebanon’s civil war ended 25 years ago, but the sectarian divisions that sliced its capital into different enclaves still hold today. Everyone co-exists relatively peacefully — most of the time.
 

October 1, 2014 | NPR · Rachel Martin talks to Najmaldin Karim, governor of the Kirkuk provnce of Iraq. He talks about what’s changed in the political and security situation in Iraq in the last few months.
 

October 1, 2014 | NPR · Despite President Obama’s assertion that the combat mission in Afghanistan would be over by the end of 2014, the new agreement means that 10,000 U.S. troops will still be in harm’s way.
 

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October 1, 2014 | NPR · Chinese mainlanders visiting Hong Kong have expressed amazement, even jealousy at the polite, civic-spirited and considerate crowds of protesters. But some on the mainland see activists as traitors.
 

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October 1, 2014 | NPR · Over 1 billion people around the world are studying English. Now they have a new test to see how they’re doing — and if you’re curious, you can see how your language skills measure up.
 

October 1, 2014 | NPR · Mauritius won’t let in anyone who’s been to an Ebola-affected country over the past 60 days. That mindset won’t stop the outbreak. But it could deal a blow to the Pan-African economy.
 

 

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News

October 2, 2014 | NPR · The urban oasis boasts about 170,000 different types of microbes, recent dirt samples show. That diversity is comparable to a tropical rainforest. Plus, about 2,000 species are found only in the park.
 

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October 2, 2014 | NPR · Lebanon’s civil war ended 25 years ago, but the sectarian divisions that sliced its capital into different enclaves still hold today. Everyone co-exists relatively peacefully — most of the time.
 

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October 2, 2014 | NPR · The San Francisco Giants decisively beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. The Giants will play the Washington Nationals on Friday.
 

Arts & Life

October 2, 2014 | NPR · In a new memoir, New York Times Op-Ed columnist Charles Blow opens up about abuse he has suffered, and inflicted in his life. He tells Michel Martin why he told his story in Fire Shut Up in My Bones.
 

20th Century Fox
October 2, 2014 | NPR · The director, whose previous work includes Fight Club and The Social Network, talks to NPR’s Audie Cornish about the challenges of taking Gillian Flynn’s intimate drama from the page to the screen.
 

October 1, 2014 | NPR · The author is topping her big year with The Butter, a new sister site to The Toast that she’ll helm starting in mid-October. Also: Kei Miller wins the Forward Prize, and Wolf Hall goes Broadway.
 

Music

Academy of Ancient Music
October 1, 2014 | WQXR · Stream a live Carnegie Hall concert of Bach’s four orchestral suites, played by the superb Academy of Ancient Music, led by Richard Egarr.
 

Courtesy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
October 1, 2014 | NPR · Hear a live performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under their electrifying conductor Riccardo Muti, in a thrilling program of Debussy, Mendelssohn and Scriabin.
 

Kristine Hoebermann
October 1, 2014 | WQXR · Hear the beloved American baritone sing a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon in this recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger.
 

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