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Up The Amazon Without A Paddle — Or Passport, Or Visa, Or Girlfriend

We recently asked our audience to share their travel nightmares. NPR's Peter Breslow tells his own harrowing story — as a New Jersey boy who had everything go wrong on his South American expedition.

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What Of London's 'Beautiful Idiots And Brilliant Lunatics,' Post-'Brexit'?

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Donald Verrilli speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington after arguments about the death penalty on Jan. 7, 2008. He became solicitor general in 2011. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down

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Items owned by mobster James "Whitey" Bulger were seized from his California apartment, where he was arrested five years ago. They will be auctioned off with other "murderabilia" on Saturday. Courtesy of U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs hide caption

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Murderabilia: 'Whitey' Bulger Items Go Up For Auction

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Writer Chris Cleave says the U.K. is "a smaller island that needs friends." James Emmett/Courtesy of ChrisCleave.com hide caption

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Novelist Chris Cleave On 'Brexit': 'We've Just Shot Ourselves In Both Feet'

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Making America Great Again - a nationalist slogan - has been the central theme of Donald Trump's presidential campaign AP hide caption

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From 'Brexit' To Trump, Nationalist Movements Gain Momentum Around World

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Travelers go through the TSA PreCheck security point at Miami International Airport on June 2. The number of TSA PreCheck applicants has more than doubled owing to record security wait times. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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TSA PreCheck Applications Soar Amid Long Lines At Airports

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Up The Amazon Without A Paddle — Or Passport, Or Visa, Or Girlfriend

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