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Pope Francis To Visit U.S. Next Year

NPR - 7/25/2014 10:02 AM - The Two-Way

In what will be his first papal visit to the U.S., the pontiff has accepted an invitation to a meeting in Philadelphia and is reportedly considering a stop in New York and Washington, D.C.

The GOP's New Plan To Tackle Poverty: Helpful Or Hurtful?

NPR - 7/25/2014 9:24 AM - Politics

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan has a new plan to address poverty. Host Michel Martin talks with commentators Corey Ealons and Ron Christie about it and other political stories of the week.

In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Indoor Showers

NPR - 7/25/2014 7:27 AM - Goats and Soda

Our writer hated it as a child. Now she loves it: Fill pitcher, pour over head. It's a great way to stay cool in a place where water isn't always running. Maybe you should put it on your bucket list.

Indonesia's President-Elect Crowdsources His Cabinet

NPR - 7/25/2014 6:57 AM - The Two-Way

Joko "Jokowi" Widodo made a campaign promise to be a new kind of leader and has now asked ordinary Indonesians to help him choose his government.

Video Shows Islamic State Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb Of Jonah

NPR - 7/25/2014 6:31 AM - The Two-Way

The destruction of the holy site has drawn criticism from the Sunni allies of the so-called Islamic State and may cause a rift between the Sunni groups.

Australia Sending 190 Police To Secure MH17 Wreckage

NPR - 7/25/2014 6:01 AM - The Two-Way

The Netherlands, which lost 193 of its citizens in the shoot-down of the Malaysia Airlines flight, is also negotiating to send 40 unarmed police to the site in eastern Ukraine.