Soldiers in Malta carry coffins during a funeral service for 24 migrants who drowned while trying to reach southern Italy. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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World

Malta's Coast Guard Rescues Migrants — And Feels The Strain

For more than a decade, the Mediterranean island nation has responded to distress calls from desperate migrants hoping to reach safety. The difference now is in the numbers.

"Question Bridge: Black Males" attempts to represent black male identity in America via a video question-and-answer exchange. At top center is Jesse Williams, the project's executive producer. Question Bridge: Black Males hide caption

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Code Switch

Questioning The Black Male Experience In America

Redefining the narrative of what it means to be black and male in the U.S. is at the heart of "Question Bridge: Black Males," an award-winning, multimedia art project.

Asia

Nepal, A Day After The Earthquake

Donatella Lorch, a freelance journalist in Kathmandu, gives NPR's Arun Rath an update on the effects of Saturday's devastating quake. She says people are taking it "hour by hour and day by day."

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Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, center, arrives at a Zulu gathering at a stadium in Durban, South Africa. Six people have died in anti-immigrant violence in the city in recent weeks, and another death has been reported in Johannesburg; Zwelithini is accused of inciting the attacks with incendiary comments, but says his remarks were taken out of context. AP hide caption

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