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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is under construction near Assosa, Ethiopia. When it's completed, the dam will have be able to produce 6,000 megawatts of electricity, making it the biggest hydroelectric power station in Africa. Elias Asmare/AP hide caption

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Don't Torpedo The Dam, Full Speed Ahead For Ethiopia's Nile Project

Egypt was ready to go to war over Ethiopia's planned Renaissance Dam. A new agreement has ended the tension. But that doesn't mean everyone's a winner.

A Houthi Shiite fighter stands guard as people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa airport in Yemen on Thursday. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Saudi Arabia, With U.S. Support, Joins Fight Against Rebels In Yemen

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Hearing Set For Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl After Desertion Charges Filed

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Definition Black Star
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To West Texas Explosions in the Sky

Charles and his bride Xiao Fang met through a social media app where they connected by shaking their smartphones at the same time. NPR's Frank Langfitt met Charles in Shanghai and drove him 500 miles to his family's home in central China for the wedding. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Modern Love in China: Shaking Your Smartphone To Find Your Soul Mate

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Coincidences Jon Brion
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Return to Blackness (For GB) The Acorn

MaryAnn Anselmo has started to sing again after recovering from brain surgery and having successful treatment with a drug that targeted a mutation in her tumor cells. Dave Gershgorn/WNYC hide caption

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Why Doctors Are Trying A Skin Cancer Drug To Treat A Brain Tumor

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But Beautiful Kenny Drew, Jr. Trio
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Evolving Doors Chilly Gonzales
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Train of Thought Chilly Gonzales
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SeaWorld is fighting back against critics of the theme park's treatment of animals following a sharp decline in attendance. PR Newswire/AP hide caption

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SeaWorld Ads Counter Criticism Over Treatment Of Whales

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A riot late last month forced officials to close the Willacy County Correcitonal Center in Wallcy County, Texas. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Closure Of Private Prison Forces Texas County To Plug Financial Gap

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It's So Easy To Remember Rich Thompson
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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Kodo Yoshida Brothers

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is under construction near Assosa, Ethiopia. When it's completed, the dam will have be able to produce 6,000 megawatts of electricity, making it the biggest hydroelectric power station in Africa. Elias Asmare/AP hide caption

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Don't Torpedo The Dam, Full Speed Ahead For Ethiopia's Nile Project

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If Reps. Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner win and their plan becomes law, it would kill what's known on Capitol Hill as the "doc fix." David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Capitol Hill Ready To Rest Its Near-Annual 'Doc Fix' Exercise?

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