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January 27, 2015 | NPR · The president cut short his visit to India to travel to Saudi Arabia. There, he met King Salman, who ascended to the throne last week following the death of his half-brother, Abdullah.
 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · About 300 survivors of the Nazi camp are attending the ceremony with German and Austrian leaders. But attention is also on the absence of Russia’s president, whose countrymen liberated Auschwitz.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · President Obama has stopped in Saudi Arabia on his way home from India. He’s meeting with the new Saudi king. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR’s Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the President.
 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · An island off the coast of Tanzania has one of the world’s highest addiction rates. But the majority of its people, who are Muslims, are uneasy with the 12-step recovery program’s Christian concepts.
 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · The remains of Arthur “Bud” Kelder, a WWII soldier featured in a NPR/ProPublica investigation, have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. The move comes after years spent in court.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · The newly elected leadership in Greece is against budget cuts imposed by the European economic zone in return for bailing it out. Renee Montagne talks to Tom Nuttall of The Economist.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · The civil war in Syria has been going on for almost four years. Jonathan Tepperman recently met with President Bashar Assad in Damascus. He talks to Steve Inskeep about how Assad views the conflict.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · Cristina Fernandez went on TV to say she would do away with the agency. It was the latest episode in the mysterious shooting death of a prosecutor who was investigating a 20-year-old terrorist attack.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · At a hearing in The Hague, Dominic Ongwen faced war crime charges. As the top Ugandan rebel commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army, he’s accused of forcing child soldiers to beat, maim and kill.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · The administration says the reactors are good for the climate, good for American industry and for strengthening ties with India. But some worry the deal also has a dark side.
 

 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · The president cut short his visit to India to travel to Saudi Arabia. There, he met King Salman, who ascended to the throne last week following the death of his half-brother, Abdullah.
 

January 27, 2015 | NPR · The National Registry of Exonerations says 125 people were exonerated in 2014 after being falsely convicted of crimes. The number surpasses the previous record of 91 set in 2013.
 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · Beef processors continue to block efforts to bring back Zilmax, a drug that makes cattle put on weight faster. Is it because they’re concerned about animal welfare, or beef exports?
 

Arts & Life

January 27, 2015 | NPR · Esther Freud’s new novel Mr. Mac and Me traces an unlikely friendship between a lonely boy and a struggling artist. Reviewer Heller McAlpin says the book has both technical prowess and grace.
 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · Critic Kenneth Turan says Going Clear and The Hunting Ground are among the films that “blew people away” at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
 

January 26, 2015 | NPR · From flying like a bird to walking through a refugee camp in Syria, virtual reality has enabled journalists, filmmakers and artists to immerse their audience in their stories like never before.
 

Music

January 27, 2015 | NPR · Between 1962 and 1965, The Beatles were featured on 53 BBC radio programs. For The Beatles: The BBC Archives, Kevin Howlett had to search for many of these recordings, and they weren’t easy to find.
 

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January 27, 2015 | KEXP · The Australian band’s playful, psychedelic glam-rock is powered by Tame Impala drummer Jay Watson.
 

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January 27, 2015 | NPR · Frank Ocean’s cover of The Isley Brothers’ “At Your Best (You Are Love)” shows how the singer is re-imagining R&B for the future by exploding stereotypes about gender.
 

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