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Meet Voice Of Baceprot, The All-Girl Metal Band Making Waves In Indonesia

The trio has braved criticism from religious conservatives outraged by three Muslim girls playing bold, noisy music inspired by Slipknot and Lamb of God.

Likezo Nasilele and her husband, Chipopa Lyoni, with one of their four children in the courtyard of their home in rural Zambia. They were one of hundreds of families who received regular cash payouts as part of a government experiment. Nurith Aizenman/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Cash Aid Could Solve Poverty — But There's A Catch

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Cash Aid Could Solve Poverty — But There's A Catch

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People hold placards with hashtag #FREEDENIZ to protest the detention of German journalist Deniz Yucel in front of Turkish embassy in Berlin on Feb. 28, 2017. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Tensions Escalate Between Turkey And Germany

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Tensions Escalate Between Turkey And Germany

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Chris Solomon (right), with No Laying Up co-founder Todd Schuster at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in England. Somerside Photography hide caption

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Long Shot: Moonlighting Golf Blogger Quits His Day Job

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Cairo, Ill., is one of the fastest depopulating communities in the nation, with abandoned buildings throughout the river town. The federal government plans to demolish two public housing projects where many of the remaining residents live. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Carson Promises To Help Residents Of Housing Projects His Department Is Shutting Down

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