Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 5:45 pm
The Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs, Colo., has pushed about 4,500 evacuees out of their homes. Police are escorting some of them back in to pick up critical medications or rescue pets.
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In Turkey, anti-government protests are concentrated in Istanbul and Ankara, but they have spread to many cities around the country, reaching all the way to the Syrian border.
NPR's Peter Kenyon recently visited Hatay Province and found mounting discontent and growing fear of sectarian violence.
Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 4:12 pm
Italy has secured its place in the global diet with the likes of espresso, cappuccino, pasta and pizza.
The latest addition to the culinary lexicon is ... gelato, the Italian version of ice cream.
And despite tough economic times, gelato-making is a booming business.
At Anzola dell'Emilia, a short drive from the Italian city of Bologna, people from all over the world are lining up for courses in gelato-making.
Originally published on Sun June 16, 2013 6:17 pm
America's privacy concerns go back to the origins of the country itself.
A killing on a Texas gun range in February captured the headlines. The victim was Chris Kyle, considered by many to be the most deadly sniper in American military history.
The man who admitted to killing him was a veteran as well — a young, disturbed man who had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.