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International Outrage Grows Over Treatment Of Ukraine Crash Site

NPR Top Stories - July 20, 2014 - 6:14am

NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.

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How Bad Can He Be? Only The 'Worst. Person. Ever.'

NPR Books - July 20, 2014 - 6:14am

Author Douglas Coupland tells NPR's Arun Rath that he's not exactly sure how the lead character of his new novel entered his mind. (This story originally aired on Morning Edition on April 19, 2014.)

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The Secret Behind Romero's Scary Zombies: 'I Made Them The Neighbors'

NPR Books - July 20, 2014 - 6:14am

"There's nothing scarier than the neighbors," says Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero. His latest zombie tale is a comic book set in New York City called The Empire of the Dead.

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Israel Says Attacks On Its Forces Killed 13 Soldiers

NPR Top Stories - July 20, 2014 - 4:26am

Israel sent more troops into Gaza on Sunday, stepping up tank fire and airstrikes ahead of the short-lived cease-fire.

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Lose Yourself In The Wild Forests Of 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

NPR Books - July 20, 2014 - 3:03am

If you're looking for a cracking summer read, NPR's Madhulika Sikka says you absolutely must pick up Michael Koryta's thrill-a-minute new novel about a teenager on the run in the Montana woods.

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An Elegant, Thoughtful Exploration Of Life In 'Two Italies'

NPR Books - July 20, 2014 - 1:04am

Italian professor Joseph Luzzi's new memoir digs into the divisions in Italian society: north and south, poor and rich, and the question of his own complicated identity as an Italian American.

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