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Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But only two of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African โ€” they're Chinese.

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An Unexpected Wilderness Cam At Britain's 10 Downing Street

Monday, March 30, 2015

A fox slinked past the door of the famous London residence on Monday. A cat and a dog also appeared. Photographers captured the scene as they awaited the prime minister's news conference.

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Germanwings Crash: Co-Pilot Was Treated For Suicidal Tendencies

Monday, March 30, 2015

But a prosecutor says "documents don't show any hints of [Andreas Lubitz] being suicidal or being aggressive toward other people." The plane crash last week killed 150 people.

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Morning Edition

Recovery Efforts Continue For Victims of Germanwings Crash

Monday, March 30, 2015

At the same time, the German media are reporting that 27-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have seen a doctor for physical problems as well as psychological issue.

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Questions Remain About Germanwings Co-Pilot's Illness

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The German co-pilot who deliberately flew an Airbus A320 into a mountainside had been deemed too sick to work but ignored the doctor's order. Investigators found the ripped up remains of the orders in searching his home.

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At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Remembers Germanwings Crash Victims

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Francis noted that schoolchildren were aboard the aircraft thought to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot. The pontiff also paid tribute to "martyrs" killed for their faith.

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Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Protestants from the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine say they are being persecuted by the Russian Orthodox Church. Many evangelicals have left because of a crackdown on religious freedom.

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Greek Voters Want Their Government To Show Some Fight

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The leftist Syriza party swept into office on a promise to stand up to European austerity demands. But the new government has had to soften its tone. Some Greeks worry the party is giving in.

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British Fraudster Walks Out Of Jail Using Forged Bail Letter

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.

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Pilot Who Downed Airliner Vowed 'To Do Something' To Be Remembered

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Andreas Lubitz is believed to have locked the pilot of the Germanwings Flight 4U 9524 out of the cockpit before deliberately putting the aircraft into a fatal descent.

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Germanwings Pilot Had Extensive Medical History

Saturday, March 28, 2015

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Matthias Gebauer of Der Spiegel about the co-pilot who investigators say deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps this week.

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Safety Experts Question Mental Screenings For Pilots

Saturday, March 28, 2015

German authorities now say the co-pilot who brought down the Germanwings aircraft hid an illness from his employers. These reports have raised concerns about the mental health screening of pilots.

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Germanwings Crash: 'Suicide' Doesn't Seem To Tell The Story

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Though investigators say it looks like the co-pilot deliberately brought down the jet, killing himself and 149 others, there are reasons not to use that word.

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Italy's Highest Court Overturns Amanda Knox Conviction

Friday, March 27, 2015

The decision puts an end to a story that began in 2009 when Knox was found guilty of murdering 21-year-old Meredith Kercher two years earlier.

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Pilot Association Raises Concerns About Germanwings Investigation

Friday, March 27, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with James Phillips, international affairs director of the German Pilots Association, for the latest on Andreas Lubitz and reaction from German pilots.

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After Apartment Search, German Investigators Say Co-Pilot Hid An Illness

Friday, March 27, 2015

Authorities in Europe find more clues about the problems plaguing the German co-pilot accused of intentionally downing his airliner in the French Alps this week.

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He, She Or Hen? Sweden's New Gender-Neutral Pronoun

Friday, March 27, 2015

The latest edition of the official dictionary of the Swedish language contains a new pronoun among its 13,000 new words โ€” hen, to go along with he (han) and she (hon).

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German Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Concealed Medical Condition

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Duesseldorf prosecutor also said torn-up sick notes for the day of the crash supported that "preliminary assessment." He did not say what the illness was. Tuesday's crash killed 150 people.

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Morning Edition

Germanwings Co-Pilot Had History Of Depression, German Reports Reveal

Friday, March 27, 2015

The cockpit voice recorder indicates the co-pilot appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps. A German tabloid reports he was being treated for depression.

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Morning Edition

Alps Crash Has Aviation Officials Reconsidering Safety Protocols

Friday, March 27, 2015

Investigators in the Germanwings crash are piecing together info from the cockpit voice recorder to try to draw conclusions about the crash's cause. The search continues for the flight data recorder.

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