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The Instrument of Hope, a trumpet made partly of bullets and inspired by the survivors of the 2018 Parkland, Fla., mass shooting, is touring the country to promote healing.
Aug. 25, 2019
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In 2014, Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement was beset by divisions. Now various protest factions are working together. "If either one gets hurt, we feel the other's pain," says a moderate lawmaker.
Aug. 25, 2019
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The Cody Firearms Museum in northwest Wyoming just got a makeover. It's moved away from being a monument to guns and toward being an educational space.
Aug. 25, 2019
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Historic portraits of revered scientists and doctors can be found all over medical schools and universities — and, as it happens, most feature white men. Some say this sends the wrong message.
Aug. 25, 2019
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Even in retirement, the former Senate majority leader is calling to change the rules. Reid tells NPR the filibuster is obstructing the Senate from tackling big issues like climate change and gun laws.
Aug. 25, 2019
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Even well-intended comments about weight and dieting can actually harm children. Here's advice for how to set kids up for a healthy life and a positive self-image.
Aug. 25, 2019
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Evangelicals are emerging as the most reliable U.S. supporters of the Israeli government and as the fastest-growing segment of the Israeli tourism market.
Aug. 25, 2019
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The U.S. alleged that the tanker, which was seized in July, was carrying 2.1 million barrels of crude oil to Syria in violation of an international embargo.
Aug. 24, 2019
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Shortages affecting hospitals and clinics are a perilous example of an economic crisis that has worsened since the U.S. imposed economic and financial penalties on the country.
Aug. 24, 2019
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Pro-democracy demonstrators barricaded roads with bamboo and hurled bricks at authorities. They also tore down "smart lampposts" they fear are being used for surveillance by authorities in China.
Aug. 24, 2019
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Just before leaving Washington, D.C., Friday, President Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese imports and threatened to force American companies to leave China.
Aug. 24, 2019
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The government wants to withhold flu shots from migrants in detention centers even though doctors advise vaccinations for all detainees promptly upon arrival.
Aug. 24, 2019
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A young scientist decided that one way to get girls into science would be by painting neurons and parasitic worms on her nails.
Aug. 24, 2019
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Heatstroke tends to get the most attention during extreme heat waves. But other diseases are affected by high temperatures as well.
Aug. 24, 2019
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As the percentage of Americans who belong to a church, mosque or synagogue declines, congregations are selling their buildings. Some of those former houses of worship are finding new life.
Aug. 24, 2019

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