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Bombing, New Fighting in Northern Iraq

Violence erupts in northern Iraq, as a suicide bomber kills at least 17 people and wounds dozens more outside a police academy in Kirkuk. Meanwhile, U.S. and Iraqi forces fight with insurgents near Mosul. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and NPR's Ivan Watson.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.
Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.
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