Park Geun-hye was already serving 24 years in jail. On Friday a court convicted the disgraced leader of illegally receiving funds from a state agency and breaking election laws.
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For the next three weeks, citizen volunteers in the United Kingdom will be tallying the painted ladies, peacocks and brimstones they see, to help create a nationwide count — and soothe their souls.
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In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC, President Trump threatened to accelerate and expand tariffs on all goods that come from China.
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Not since 1997 has the country's gross domestic product shrunk at such a large rate in a single year, according to a report by the Bank of Korea. And the bank says sanctions are responsible.
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The Ramirez family tried to seek asylum in the U.S. The dad says he was deported, but his son and wife are being held in the U.S. in separate facilities.
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Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.
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The rights of refugees were enshrined in international law in the wake of World War II. But those rules aren't always respected.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a wide-ranging press conference today in Berlin with the German and foreign press. On the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, she seemed to welcome that the two met.
The United Nations says nearly one-fourth of food purchases in hotels and restaurants are thrown away. Luxury properties in Mexico, India, and elsewhere are trying programs to bring that figure down.
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Denis Cesar Barros Furtado, known as "Dr. Bumbum" had been on the run for five days when police arrested him in Rio. A patient of his suddenly fell ill and died following a procedure on her buttocks.
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President Trump wants to invite Russia's president to the United States. NPR's Noel King speaks with veteran Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner about how Russians are reacting to the news.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic about President Trump's comments about Montenegro people as "very aggressive" and implying they would start World War III.
The Trump administration has offered no information about supposed "specific" proposals that Russian officials have mentioned publicly.
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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with David Corn, co-author of Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump, about Maria Butina and her activities in the U.S.
Zimbabwe goes to the polls July 30, for its first election post-Mugabe. A new program is training survivors of past political violence to be citizen monitors for this year's elections.
Carole Cadwalladr's investigation into Cambridge Analytica's role in Brexit led her to Russian connections and the Trump campaign. She says British investigators are working "closely with the FBI."
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President Trump has someone new coming to his defense: Vladimir Putin. Speaking to a conference of Russia's diplomats in Moscow on Thursday, Putin described Helsinki summit as "successful overall."
"I came from a very strict country to a very free country," says Samah Damanhoori. The 29-year-old cut ties with her family after her father canceled his initial approval for her to study in the U.S.
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Charities and nonprofit agencies are embracing the symbols to communicate about tough topics like global hunger, poverty and disease.
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WAMU's Tyrone Turner was mesmerized by the majestic ice and surprised by how he felt in the presence of these massive structures.
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