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The world's youngest Nobel laureate spent her 20th birthday this month with displaced Yazidi girls in northern Iraq. She spends each birthday with girls who are struggling to get an education.

The top three contenders in the crowded Republican primary include an incumbent nicknamed "Big Luther" Strange, the so-called Ten Commandments judge and a congressman who happily courts controversy.

Columnist and former speechwriter Mary Kate Cary, political strategist Ron Christie and public affairs strategist Brian Wise discuss the week's White House shake-up, as well as the health care debate.

The failure of the GOP's health care bill in the senate means the Affordable Care Act is still law. NPR's Noel King speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News about where things might go now.

The week brought many surprises: Sen. John McCain's vote killed the GOP health care repeal effort, a new "foul-mouthed" White House communications director and the ouster of the chief of staff.

Elmore Nickleberry, and other black sanitation workers who participated in the Memphis sanitation worker's strike of 1968, will soon be receiving $70,000 in retirement grants.

In the city of Detroit, after the unrest in the 1960's, the flight of many to the suburbs and the decline of businesses, many neighbors are finding a way to survive financially, through bartering.

Jinder Mahal recently shocked the wrestling world by becoming the WWE World Champion. He's the latest in a long line of foreign wrestlers offering a blunt critique of American supremacy.

No president in history has done that, but some likely have contemplated it.

North Korea fired a missile on Friday that experts say had the capability of striking U.S. cities. Korea observers argue with each successive test, the U.S. and allies lose leverage with Pyongyang.




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