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Surrounded By Troubled Neighbors, Turkey's Conflict At Home Escalates

Turkey's army and Kurdish factions are battling regularly in the southeast part of the country, displacing thousands. The resumption of fighting has largely been overshadowed by regional turmoil.

Donald Trump speaks at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss., on Jan. 2. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?

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Springtime For Hitler: With 'Mein Kampf' Back In Stores, Germany Turns A Page

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Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, the world's most wanted-drug trafficker, second left, is escorted by Mexican security forces at a Navy hangar in Mexico City, Mexico, on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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After Second Escape, Mexican Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Recaptured

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Mayor Joe Riley of Charleston, S.C. is the longest-serving mayor in the country. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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One Of America's Longest-Serving Mayors Steps Down

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A Jazzman Turned Builder Says That In Both Fields, The Good Stuff's Made To Last

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A survey from the Authors Guild reveals a 30 percent decline in author income since 2009. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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As Writers' Wages Wane In Digital Chapter, Authors Pen Demands

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A woman complains inside her house in Nusaybin, Turkey, on Dec. 25. Tens of thousands of civilians in southeast Turkey have been caught in the middle as government forces and Kurdish militants battle. Murat Bay/AP hide caption

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Surrounded By Troubled Neighbors, Turkey's Conflict At Home Escalates

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Over 33 years of playing pickup basketball, Breslow has broken his nose, cracked ribs, torn muscles and sprained ankles. Niki Walker/NPR hide caption

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Friendships And Fractures: 30 Years Of Pickup Basketball

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The Brothers Nazaroff is five klezmer musicians from three continents, brought together by a love of the curious 1954 recording Jewish Freilach Songs. Fumie Suzuki hide caption

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60 Years Later, A Wild, Baffling Recording Finds A Modern Spark

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