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In northeastern Syria, Christians are mourning those killed by ISIS when the militants tore through a band of Assyrian villages a year ago. The towns were recaptured, but the community is scarred.

In his Harper's piece, Dan Baum digs into the country's war on drugs. He says we have a long history of instating drug laws to demonize certain minority groups, but "Nixon brought it to a high art."

As a teenager in Senegal, Amadou Koly Niang fell in love with jazz. Over 40 years later, he's started a jazz festival to bring the music to his countrymen — with a Senegalese twist, of course.

In the coming weeks, major brands including General Mills, Kellogg and Mars will start labeling foods produced with genetic engineering. That's all because of a Vermont law set to take effect July 1.

This piece originally aired March 25, 2016, on Morning Edition.

The latest numbers from the Recording Industry Association of America show that streaming music brought in more money than digital downloads and physical releases for the first time last year.

Despite increasing public awareness of transgender issues, transgender people continue to face high rates of joblessness.

A Nigerian teenager who says she was one of the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram surrendered to authorities in Cameroon Friday. Cameroon State Radio's Moki Kindzeka gives the latest.

Demetrios Papademetriou of the Migration Policy Institute says problems with Belgium's migration policy go back decades — and have implications for domestic terrorism.

Belgian authorities have charged two men with terrorist offenses and are continuing to question others in relation to Tuesday's bombings of the main Brussels airport and a city metro station.




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