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Unaccustomed to being targets, they are organizing and marshalling resources after one fateful killing.

The cholera crisis — with more than 11,000 cases — is overwhelming the health care system in the war-torn country.

Colorado is reviewing oil and gas operations after a fatal home explosion was linked to an abandoned, but still leaking, gas line. The tragedy is raising questions about how older wells are regulated.

Many of those quotes we see on Facebook or Instagram are attributed to authors who never said them. Does it matter when we get a quotation wrong? Linguist Geoff Nunberg says, not always.

A high school in New Mexico is experimenting with nap pods — womb-like retreats where frazzled students can rest. Research suggests it leads to calmer, less anxious teens who do better in school.

Bears do it, bats do it. So do dogs and humans. They all yawn. It's a common behavior, but why is a bit of a mystery. Researchers think yawning may perk up the brain and help with social bonding.

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

A look ahead to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington, D.C. next week, and his promise of a "new beginning" in U.S.-Turkish relations.

Citizens of Iran head to the polls this week to vote for president. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with The New York Times Tehran bureau chief Thomas Erdbrink about what's at stake.

As of Sunday, Emmanuel Macron is the president of France. Macron is the youngest president in French history and he's promising to bring revolutionary change to his country.




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