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Author Interviews
4:29 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As A Foreign Country'

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 7:06 am

War is in Brian Turner's blood. His father served during the Cold War, his uncle fought in Vietnam, his grandfather fought in World War II and his great-grandfather in World War I. And the family's warrior tendencies went beyond deployments: Turner's dad built a martial arts studio in the garage, and the family mixed napalm and blew things up for fun.

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NPR Story
4:02 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Libya Still Hampered By Violence And Political Unrest

Originally published on Sun September 21, 2014 7:31 pm

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NPR Story
4:02 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Turkey Sees Influx Of Refugees Fleeing ISIS

Originally published on Sun September 21, 2014 7:31 pm

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World
4:00 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Ugandan LGBT Activist Recommended For Asylum In U.S.

Ugandan gay-rights activist John Abdallah Wambere, right, embraces attorney Janson Wu, after announcing his application for asylum in May. The U.S. government has now formally recommended Wambere's application for approval.
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Originally published on Sun September 21, 2014 7:31 pm

This past week, John Abdallah Wambere finally heard the seven words he had been waiting for:

"Your application has been recommended for approval."

Wambere, a prominent Ugandan LGBT-rights activist, had applied for asylum in the United States, due to anti-gay persecution in his home country.

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Sports
5:51 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

What Fans, Parents Are Saying About The NFL Lately

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