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Global Health
8:28 am
Tue January 27, 2015

It's Been A Hard 12-Step Road For Zanzibar's Heroin Addicts

Frederica Boswell NPR

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 2:54 pm

Could a 12-step program, with its Christian roots, help addicts recover on a conservative Muslim island in the Indian Ocean?

Suleiman Mauly was desperate to find out. He'd been using heroin in his native Zanzibar since age 17. The island nation is a key stop for heroin smuggled from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Europe. An estimated 7 percent of the 1 million inhabitants are heroin addicts.

Mauly had tried to get clean a couple of times. It didn't work. Then he discovered a 12-step program in Mombasa, Kenya.

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Around the Nation
7:52 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Boston Copes With Its Deepening Blanket Of Snow

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:27 am

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Around the Nation
6:37 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Rhode Island School Releases Snow Day Video

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:27 am

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Of all the ways to declare a snow day, this may be the best. The Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., released a music video featuring the head of schools.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC VIDEO, "SCHOOL IS CLOSED")

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Around the Nation
6:11 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Thieves With A Guilty Conscience Return Stolen Items

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:27 am

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The Two-Way
4:18 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Family's Long Fight With Pentagon Returns Name To Unknown Soldier

Arthur H. "Bud" Kelder (left) died in World War II.
Courtesy of the Kelder family

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 3:27 pm

The remains of a World War II soldier who died in a prisoner of war camp in the Philippines — and the subject of a joint NPR/ProPublica investigation last year — have been identified as Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder. His identification came after a long legal battle between his family and the Pentagon.

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Greece Looks To Renegotiate Bailout Terms

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 2:13 pm

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Obama Takes Heat For Proposing To End College Savings Break

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 4:59 pm

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Around the Nation
6:22 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Another Coyote Found Wandering New York City

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 7:03 am

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Around the Nation
6:13 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Fallen Prey To Love's Cruel Sting?

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 7:03 am

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Television
5:19 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Sling TV Could Be Cable-Cutter's Dream

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 7:03 am

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