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Thai Police Make Arrest Possibly Linked To Deadly Shrine Bombing

Authorities say it's too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok's Erawan shrine.

50 Percent Off A College Education? Not Such A Good Deal After All

Why so many private colleges are giving out massive discounts.

A Decade After Flood's Devastation, Love Keeps New Orleans Afloat

New Orleans lost much since Hurricane Katrina, and the failed levees that flooded the city. But Gwen Thompkins says the passions that survived the flood kept her city alive too.

Doctors Without Borders To Take Legal Action Against Bollywood Film

The aid organization also known as Mdecins Sans Frontires says that Phantom portrays a worker for a "confusingly similar" group who helps track down a terrorist.

Beethoven, Flaming Tubas And 5,000 Kazoos: Classical Music At Burning Man

More than 60,000 people will gather in the Nevada desert next week for the annual festival and the Playa Pops Symphony, which made its debut last year, will be ready for them.

For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No Obstacle

A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian highlights the engineering prowess of the Inca, whose great road once spanned mountains, deserts and forests in 6 South American countries.

After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.

The Sounds Of A Murder: News Or Not?

Here's how NPR thought through whether the gunshots that killed two TV journalists should be replayed on the radio and online.

High-Profile Russian Trials Bring International Criticism

The conviction of a Ukrainian filmmaker is one of several cases in Russia that have drawn protests from human-rights groups and Western governments, including the U.S.

Scientist Who Wrote Protest Song About Canada's PM Is Put On Leave

Tony Turner wrote and sang "Harperman," leading a (barefooted) choir through lyrics that ask questions such as "Who squashes all dissent?" and "Who muzzles all the scientists?"

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