Greg Myre

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The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Know

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

You can't follow everything in Rio, but you want to catch the highlights. Here's a guide to the American athletes and events likely to produce the most memorable performances.


Now Russia's Paralympic Athletes May Be Banned Amid Signs Of Doping

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Paralympic Committee said it's investigating 35 "disappearing positive samples" among disabled Russian athletes. The committee plans to announce by Aug. 1 whether it will ban Russia.


Report: Russia Used 'Mouse Hole' To Swap Urine Samples Of Olympic Athletes

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

At the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the Russians traded dirty urine samples for clean ones by passing them through a hole drilled into the wall of the anti-doping lab, according to an official report.


Why Is A Cleric In The Poconos Accused Of Fomenting Turkey's Coup Attempt?

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Turkey's president named an elderly, reclusive cleric, Fethullah Gulen, as the man behind the uprising. But Gulen, who used to be a close to the president, denied any role.


Turkish Coup Attempt Unravels After A Wild Night Of Shooting, Arrests

Friday, July 15, 2016

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government appeared to regain control Saturday after rebellious troops occupied parts of the capital, Ankara, and Istanbul, the largest city.


Congress Releases '28 Pages' That Looks For Saudi Links To Sept. 11 Hijackers

Friday, July 15, 2016

The 2002 classified report was a source of speculation for years. It points to possible contact between Saudi officials and the Sept. 11 hijackers, but draws no conclusions.


Why Did France Become A Leading Target For Extremists?

Friday, July 15, 2016

After three major terror attacks and several near misses since last year, France now appears more vulnerable to extremists than any Western country.


U.S., Russia Working On A Plan To Coordinate Bombing In Syria

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Americans and Russians are both waging air campaigns against the Islamic State. But the two powers are deeply suspicious of one another and have different goals for Syria's future.


Why Is Britain Getting A Prime Minister Who'd Like To Stay In The EU?

Monday, July 11, 2016

Theresa May favors remaining in the European Union, but says she respects the will of the voters and will carry out the difficult negotiations of extracting the U.K. from the European grouping.


Turkey's Debilitating Conflicts On Three Separate Fronts

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Turkey is currently battling Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Islamic State and Kurdish separatists in southeast Turkey. All the battles are draining the country, and none is going well.


David Cameron's Dramatic Rise And Fall

Friday, June 24, 2016

The British prime minister was riding high after a sweeping election victory by his Conservative Party last year. But that campaign included a pledge to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership.


Great Britain's Long Retreat

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Britain was an outward-looking nation that built the world's largest empire. But it's been turning inward and Thursday's vote on leaving the European Union could further shrink its international role.


A Mass Shooter 'Pledges Allegiance' To ISIS. What Does This Mean?

Monday, June 13, 2016

Some see the shooters as seeking maximum publicity. Others say the Islamic State is inspiring terrorist attacks in the U.S. and in Europe, and needs to be routed as quickly as possible.


Why David Gilkey Was In The Roughest Part Of Afghanistan

Monday, June 06, 2016

The NPR photographer kept heading back to the front lines in Afghanistan to gauge how the Afghan military was faring against the Taliban. It's a story that has largely been ignored.


Clinton Draws A Bright, Clear Line Between Her Worldview And Trump's

Thursday, June 02, 2016

In a major foreign policy speech, Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of U.S. alliances and said electing Donald Trump would be a "historic mistake." Here's a breakdown of their key positions.


A Survivor's Tale: How Hiroshima Shaped A Japanese-American Family

Friday, May 27, 2016

Kikue Takagi narrowly survived the atomic bomb that killed her classmates. Soon after she moved to California, where she worked for many years at Disneyland. Now in her 80s, she's back in Hiroshima.


Casting Aside Cold War Ghosts, Obama Reaches Out To Old Rivals

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

As his time in office winds down, President Obama has sought to jettison vestiges of the Cold War and reach out to old rivals, from Vietnam to Cuba and beyond.


Air Disaster Adds To Egypt's Litany Of Woes

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Egypt's government faces mounting criticism. There's an insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula. The tourist industry is in tatters. And now, add to that a second aviation disaster in just over six months.


Instead Of A Moment In The Sun, Brazil Faces A Perfect Storm

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Summer Olympics in Rio were supposed to be a showcase for modern, prosperous Brazil. Instead, the country is suffering a national meltdown that will now include the president's impeachment trial.


Saudi Arabia's Surprisingly Assertive 80-Year-Old King

Monday, May 09, 2016

In just over a year, King Salman has decreed plans for major economic reform, launched a more assertive foreign policy and set a line of succession that could guide the kingdom for decades to come.