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NPR's Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman explains U.S. and coalition efforts to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa and the ongoing fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. Recent airstrikes in Mosul may have led to the deaths of more than one hundred civilians, including women and children.
March 27, 2017
The Trump administration is expected this week to unveil its executive order undoing President Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
March 27, 2017
A holy man, recently installed as the chief minister of India's largest state, is stirring things up. A meat crackdown began within 48 hours of Yogi Adityanath >, the new leader, assuming office. Critics say this has antagonized the country's largest religious minority: its Muslims.
March 27, 2017
After last week's failed repeal of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump and Republicans in Congress turn their focus to regaining momentum in the days ahead. A look at what's on the agenda for Congress and the Trump administration.
March 27, 2017
Thousands of Russians protested against corruption in what appears to be the largest public demonstrations in the past few years. The crowds gathered to protest government corruption, many calling for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's resignation. The main leader of the anti-corruption movement, Alexei Navalny, was detained.
March 27, 2017
Prior research points to an association between breast-feeding and higher intelligence, but a new study finds no causal link. The study does find that breast-fed kids are less hyperactive at age 3.
March 27, 2017
Cytomegalovirus is everywhere, and it usually doesn't make people sick. But if a woman gets infected while pregnant, in rare cases it can cause serious problems for the baby.
March 27, 2017
Rep. Ted Deutch, the top Democrat on the House Ethics Committee, is calling for an independent investigation into Russia's alleged ties to the Trump campaign and White House.
March 27, 2017
'Open Education' was a big idea half a century ago. Kids were supposed to move around, learning in groups or exploring on their own. But, within a few years, the movement faded. So, what happened?
March 27, 2017
For this year's NCAA semifinals two teams are first-timers, one hasn't been to the Final Four since 1939 and the Tarheels are back for their 20th shot at the championship.
March 26, 2017
If approved, the warrant would arrest Park in connection with the corruption scandal that's gripped the nation for months. But prosecutors argue that the evidence could be destroyed in the meantime.
March 26, 2017
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is among hundreds who were arrested in Moscow and other cities on Sunday, as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against government corruption.
March 26, 2017
Loveday Morris, Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief, says if confirmed, the deadly airstrike marks the most civilian causalities since the U.S. began fighting ISIS in 2014.
March 26, 2017
We look at the House Freedom Caucus, a key Republican faction that opposed the American Health Care Act. The GOP healthcare bill was later withdrawn over lack of support.
March 26, 2017
The state attorney general has raised constitutional questions about a public school's move to establish a room to accommodate all students and their religions. The debate has embroiled the community.
March 26, 2017
The Senate overturned Obama-era internet privacy rules. Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jeremy Gillula says the measure would make it easier for companies to share online activity without permission.
March 26, 2017
Martin Schulz, a former bookseller with no high school diploma, could become the next chancellor of Germany, thanks in part to an anti-Trump sentiment.
March 26, 2017
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with NFL commentator Bucky Brooks about former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's apparent difficulties finding a new team.
March 26, 2017
California put itself on a collision course with the Trump Administration as the state's clean air agency moved forward with stricter emissions requirements for trucks and cars.
March 26, 2017
The Pentagon said that Qari Yasin was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan. Yasin is linked to the 2008 bombing of a hotel in Islamabad and the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team.
March 26, 2017

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