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Hundreds of people turned out for what was supposed to be a peaceful rally in Brussels for bombing victims. It turned violent when right-wing protesters stormed in to disrupt the gathering.

The author — who wrote more than three dozen books, including the novels Dalva and True North and many collections of poetry — found freedom in the outdoors. He died Saturday in Patagonia, Ariz.

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.

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.




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