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3:49am

Mon May 25, 2015
Afghanistan

With Limited U.S. Troops, Afghan Forces Take The Brunt In Fight Against Taliban

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:08 am

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2:03am

Mon May 25, 2015
Asia

Malaysian Police Discover 139 Graves; May Contain Migrants' Remains

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:08 am

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2:03am

Mon May 25, 2015
NPR Story

Anne Meara, Half Of Husband-Wife Comedy Team, Dies At 85

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 9:43 am

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The actress and comedian Anne Meara has died at the age of 85. She became famous as one half of the comedy team Stiller and Meara. Here's NPR's Bob Mondello.

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2:03am

Mon May 25, 2015
Europe

From 'Occupying' A Spanish Bank To City Hall: Barcelona's New Mayor

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 6:55 am

Ada Colau (center), leader of the Barcelona en Comú party, celebrates in Barcelona during a press conference following the results in Spain's municipal and regional elections on May 24. She is the first member of Spain's indignados protest movement to win public office.
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One of the most-tweeted photos in Spain these days shows riot police hauling away Ada Colau. The image is from July 2013, when the anti-poverty protester was trying to "occupy" a Barcelona bank that was foreclosing on homes.

The caption added by Twitter users: "Welcome, new mayor."

Colau is the first of the indignados, or angry ones — Spain's Occupy movement — to win office. She narrowly defeated Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias in local elections Sunday.

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2:03am

Mon May 25, 2015
NPR Story

Trial In Iran Nears For 'Washington Post' Reporter Jason Rezaian

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:08 am

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