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In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running an football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed.

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Iona Craig, a freelance journalist who's spent the last four years reporting from the country, about this week's airstrikes and prospects for a ceasefire.

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Wired.com's Davey Alba about the outcome of the landmark gender discrimination case against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who's been at a polling station in the capital, Abuja, where they're counting votes.

More than 200 birds died earlier this year. Now, scientists and federal agencies are running forensic tests and looking for clues to the goo as part of a national investigation.

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.

When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.

At a summit in Egypt, the embattled Yemeni President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi also described Houthi rebels as "puppets of Iran."

In Argentina these days no one talks politics. It's not because no one cares but rather because one stray word can lose you a friend or a family member.

Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces off against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in what is being described as the closest contest in the history of the West African country.

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.

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.

There are more species of birds in Panama than all of North America. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Ray Brown, host of the radio program Talkin' Birds, who just returned from the country.

Researchers have finally determined the length of a day on the ringed planet (gas shrouds any landmarks, so it was tough). Precision matters: A faster spin influences the speed of surface winds.

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