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Disqualified Candidate Sits On Sidelines Of Iran's Parliamentary Election

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Tourists at Persepolis marvel at the grandeur of a bygone age amid worries about the future. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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At Persepolis, Iran's Grand Past Overshadows Its Frustrating Present

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Iranian-American businessman Siamak Namazi, shown here in a snapshot at California's Golden Gate Bridge, was arrested by Iranian authorities in October. Courtesy Bijan Khajehpour hide caption

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After Prisoner Swap, Anxiety Over Jailed Iranian-American Businessman

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Sara Noghani (left) and Pooya Shahsiah are co-owners of a Tehran shop. Noghani is weighing an opportunity to reside in Australia but wants to give things in Iran a fair chance. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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In Tehran, Waiting For Signs Of Change In 'A New World'

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"I've had more than 50 years [of] fantastic life," says Saeed Laylaz. "One year in prison is nothing against it." Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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After Prison, A Tough-Minded Optimist Looks To Iran's Future

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Zarafshan comes from a family of carpet weavers, dating back to her great-grandmother. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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The Carpet Weaver Of Shiraz

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Medhi Salimian uses the words of Hafez — and the help of his bird, Sarah — to tell fortunes. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

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Sunni imam Aziz Babaei, in his prayer room in Tehran, has been telling other Iranian Sunnis to be careful. One radical act, he warns, could bring pain on the whole community. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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The Precarious Existence Of Iran's Sunni Muslims

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Construction trailers are suspended in the middle of the 240-foot concrete wall that's been dug below ground level. This area will eventually become the underground parking garage at the hotel. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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Digging Deep To Build The Tallest Hotel In Iran

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On The Streets Of Tehran, Searching For Signs Of Economic Improvement

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Flint Needs Long-Term Solutions To Unsafe Water, State Official Says

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The organization of donors led by Charles Koch (above) and his brother David has vowed to spend $889 million to influence the 2016 election. Yet he suggested to NPR he is merely playing defense, not offense. Getty Images hide caption

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LISTEN: Billionaire Charles Koch Says He's Behind On Political Spending

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A coal miner stands in the Dotiki mine, operated by Alliance Coal, in Webster County, Ky. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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In Kentucky, The Coal Habit Is Hard To Break

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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep on Wednesday in Boston. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Jeb Bush on 'Morning Edition'

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