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The first lady's native country is hosting hometown tours and marketing wine, beauty creams and even salami in Mrs. Trump's honor. She's hired a Slovenian law firm to protect the use of her name.

Author Sheryll Cashin's talks about the Loving v. Virginia ruling, which overturned state laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Cashin grew up the child of civil rights activists in Huntsville, Ala.

The coordinated move closes Qatar's lone land-based border crossing. It comes amid accusations of support for terrorism and suspicions about ties with Iran.

Teenage pregnancy rates have declined across the country, but some parts of Texas have made much less progress on that. Abstinence-only sex ed policies may be one reason why.

But Carson says that "how a person thinks" is only one component that contributes to being poor. He spoke to NPR about the comment and how his agency hopes to "break these cycles" of poverty.

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

A mother and daughter talk about what it means for them to come out as lesbian in different eras, and how labels — or a lack thereof — have shaped their coming out stories.

NPR's Michel Martin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University and director of the Aspen Institute's Citizenship and American Identity Program, about citizenship and civic responsibility.

The Conservative party had a strong lead in the upcoming U.K. general election, but NPR's Michel Martin and Prof. Roger Scully of Cardiff University talk about what's changed.

Charles Kurzman, professor of sociology at University North Carolina at Chapel Hill talks with NPR's Michel Martin about how acts of terrorism are portrayed and perceived versus their reality.

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