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The Austro-Hungarian archduke and his wife, Sophie, board a car just prior to his assassination in Sarajevo. AP hide caption

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A Century Ago In Sarajevo: A Plot, A Farce And A Fateful Shot

On June 28, 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked World War I. NPR's Ari Shapiro takes a tour of the city and learns the improbable story behind that shot heard round the world.

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A Century Ago In Sarajevo: A Plot, A Farce And A Fateful Shot

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a public rally in Yangon, Myanmar, on May 17. Democracy activists joined Suu Kyi to call for an amendment to Myanmar's constitution, a move she says is necessary if next year's general elections are to be free and fair. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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Clock Is Ticking For Aung San Suu Kyi's Presidential Bid

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Michael Yezzi raises 1,000 pigs a year in Shushan, N.Y. He's worried about how to keep his farm safe from a disease that has no proven cure. Abbie Fentress Swanson for NPR hide caption

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As Pig Virus Spreads, The Price Of Pork Continues To Rise

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Patrick Haggerty dresses in drag in 1959. As a teen, Haggerty learned from his father never to "sneak" around his identity. Courtesy of Patrick Haggerty hide caption

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'Don't Sneak': Dad's Unexpected Advice To His Gay Son In The '50s

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A member of the Kurdish security forces stand guard atop a armored vehicle at Taza district, south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, Iraq, Friday, June 20, 2014. Emad Matti/AP hide caption

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Iraq's Ethnic Kurds See Opportunity In Nation's Chaos

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In Girl Meets World, Topanga (Danielle Fishel) and Cory (Ben Savage) have two kids — Riley and Auggie — and Cory teaches history at his daughter's middle school. Ron Tom/Disney Channel hide caption

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Cory Still ♡s Topanga As A New Generation 'Meets World'

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