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Photos: Easter Services Around The World

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 46 min ago

Christians gathered Sunday to mark the the end of Holy Week and celebrate Easter. Pope Francis addressed a crowd of nearly 70,000 people at St. Peter's Square and denounced the violence in Sri Lanka.

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'Complete Chaos': Attacks Devastate Sri Lanka, Leave More Than 200 Dead

GPB News - 6 hours 46 min ago
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'Complete Chaos': Attacks Devastate Sri Lanka, Leave More Than 200 Dead

NPR Headline News - 6 hours 47 min ago

More than 200 people have been killed in coordinated bombings across Sri Lanka. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gets the latest on the ground in Colombo from journalist Lisa Fuller.

From 'Little House' to Libertarianism: Rose Wilder Lane's Troublemaking Life

GPB News - 8 hours 22 min ago
Journalist, novelist and polemicist Rose Wilder Lane may be the most controversial woman nobody's ever heard of. Today she's known primarily for her turbulent collaboration with her famous mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, on the Little House on the Prairie books. But Lane's story doesn't end there —...

For Mongolia's Ice Shooters, Warmer Winters Mean A Shorter Sports Season

NPR Headline News - 9 hours 21 min ago

This season's final competition, originally scheduled for mid-March, had to be bumped up by two weeks. "The river was already melting," the town's mayor explained.

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For Mongolia's Ice Shooters, Warmer Winters Mean A Shorter Sports Season

GPB News - 9 hours 21 min ago
On a bright Sunday afternoon in early March, the Tamir River in the steppes of Mongola becomes a bowling alley. Two dozen Mongolian herdsmen have gathered to play musun shagai , known as "ice shooting." Right now, the ice on the river is perfect. Clear and smooth. The players are cheerful and...

Sri Lanka Explosions Target Churches and Hotels, Killing More Than 200

GPB News - 9 hours 49 min ago
Updated at 9:05 a.m. ET More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more were injured after multiple explosions tore through Sri Lanka in a series of coordinated blasts that struck hotels and churches. It marked the country's worst violence since the end of its civil war in 2009. The blasts...

Missed Connections: 1969 Humanitarian Trip To Africa

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
In our latest "Missed Connections," Helen Chapple, Saul Blair and Graham Hinton reunite to talk about how a humanitarian trip to Africa 50 years ago changed the trajectory of their lives.

'Gentleman Jack' Swaggers Off The Page And Onto The Screen

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
HBO's new period drama, Gentleman Jack , is set in the 1830s and tells the extraordinary story of Anne Lister: landowner, businesswoman, mountaineer, and sometimes called "the first modern lesbian." Lister came from a wealthy family in Halifax, England, and began recording her love affairs with...

Sunday Puzzle: City Sounds

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
On-air challenge: I'm going to read you some sentences. Each one conceals the name of a U.S. city both phonetically and by spelling. Name the cities. Example: The musician composed a crackerjack sonata in Mississippi -- JACKSON 1. The governor did a handspring fielding questions in Illinois. 2. My...

After The Flames, Notre Dame's Centuries-Old Organ May Never Be The Same Again

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
Olivier Latry, one of the chief organists at Notre Dame Cathedral, was the last artist to record on the famous instrument before the catastrophic fire on April 15 that damaged the structure and caused its spire to collapse. This pipe organ is the largest in France and dates back centuries. Though...

Latin Music Takes Center Stage At Coachella

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, wraps up this weekend. Band after band filled the stages, including more Latin artists.

Congresswoman On Key Election Security Findings From The Mueller Report

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
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How To Report On Trump's White House

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rebecca Ballhaus of the Wall Street Journal and Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post about the challenges of reporting on the Trump administration.

A Roundup Of Mueller Report Reactions

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
The redacted version of the Mueller report brought out many varying opinions on its conclusions.

After Mueller Report, What Are The Next Steps For Lawmakers?

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
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Challenges Remain In Securing U.S. Elections By 2020

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
The redacted Mueller report confirmed that Russia tried to hack into U.S. election systems. Efforts to prevent a repeat for 2020 are heating up, but some big gaps remain.

New Campaign Would Allow Cryptocurrency Donations To Be Distributed To Venezuelans

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
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Former Astronaut On Watching For Life-Destroying Objects From Space

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
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WalletHub CEO: Growing Credit Card Debt Is An Economic Warning Sign

GPB News - 9 hours 58 min ago
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