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NPR News: #NPRreads: 4 Reads To Keep You Young This Weekend

#NPRreads: 4 Reads To Keep You Young This Weekend
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. 13 more words


Kim Jong-un aunt 'lives American Dream'

An aunt of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un is running a dry-cleaning business in the US after defecting in 1998, the Washington Post reports. 9 more words


NPR News: After Hiroshima Bombing, Survivors Sorted Through The Horror

After Hiroshima Bombing, Survivors Sorted Through The Horror
NPR’s Scott Simon remembers the work of John Hersey, who visited with people who lived through the bombing of Hiroshima. 16 more words


John McCusker: Hello, Goodbye

Charming is the word for this solo album from fiddle player McCusker: he’s celebrating 25 years as a professional musician but as he joined the Battlefield Band when he was still a nipper (well 17) he’s still a comparative stripling. 145 more words

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Suspicious package found at Milan train station ahead of Champions League final

Two lines on Milan’s metro service have been suspended and a station has been evacuated after a suspicious package was discovered.

The Italian city’s San Siro stadium is set to host the final of the Champions League tonight between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. 113 more words


Maria Rivera - the woman sentenced to 40 years for suffering a miscarriage

Losing a pregnancy is a tragedy for many women – but for 33-year-old Maria Teresa Rivera, this became a five-year-long nightmare.

El Salvador has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world – meaning that sometimes women who suffer miscarriages or stillbirths are criminalised, and even jailed for murder. 464 more words