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Developers at Akili are working on a game they hope might one day be prescribed to treat mental health conditions like ADHD and depression. But first, they must get past the FDA.

After a scientist on a hike in Sequoia National Park saw trees with thin and browning leaves, it got scientists thinking: Did the drought cause this? So they're climbing up them to study the damage.

The city tore down thousands of public housing units and is replacing them with mixed-income developments. The goal is to deconcentrate poverty. But it has been a hard return home for some residents.

The hurricane virtually flattened the entire town, destroying or damaging nearly every home. Rebuilding efforts took another hit in 2010 with the BP oil spill.

The NBA superstar's brand is one of many mired in copyright trouble in China. An unrelated shoe company with an Air Jordan-esque name and logo is making millions — and under Chinese law, it's legal.

Thousands of Brazilians demonstrated in protests across the country Sunday. Many called for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, who has become increasingly unpopular.

Europe is dealing with its largest wave of displaced people since World War II — a quarter million migrants just this year. NPR's Rachel Martin gets the numbers from correspondent Ari Shapiro.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign has stepped up its response to the investigation into the private email server she used while secretary of state.

One of the leading figures of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond, has died. NPR's Rachel Martin remembers him in a conversation with another giant of that era, Georgia Congressman John Lewis.

In the foothills of the Himalayas, Lobsang Phuntsok built the Jhamtse Gatsal Children's Community for kids from troubled backgrounds. It's the subject of a documentary, Tashi and the Monk.




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