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Trump Surveillance Flap Throws Monkey Wrench Into House Russia Investigation

NPR | March 22, 2017

Rep. Devin Nunes says he's seen reports that show then-President elect Trump and his aides were caught up in surveillance as they communicated with foreign targets being watched by U.S. intelligence

Powdered Vaccine Raises Hopes Of Stopping A Top Killer Of Kids

NPR | March 22, 2017

it's aimed at rotavirus, a nasty pathogen that can cause diarrhea and kills 200,000 children a year in developing countries.

Tillerson: Defeating ISIS 'No. 1 Goal' for U.S., But Others Should Do More

NPR | March 22, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is hosting officials from 68 countries to discuss how best to take on ISIS. "As a coalition we are not in the business of nation-building or reconstruction," he said.

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When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

NPR | March 22, 2017 3:41 p.m.

President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman. Many questions are being raised about the deals' ethics.

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This Parrot Has An 'Infectious Laugh,' Scientists Say

NPR | March 22, 2017 3:12 p.m.

The researchers say that when the highly intelligent kea parrots hear a call associated with play, they start playful tussling, aerial acrobatics, or throwing objects into the air.

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Dozens Of Civilians Killed Near Raqqa In Airstrike Activists Blame On Coalition

NPR | March 22, 2017 1:34 p.m.

Monitor groups allege a strike by U.S.-led forces leveled a school near ISIS' de facto capital in Syria. The coalition says there's no indication it was responsible but it will investigate.

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Why Do So Few People Pay Income Tax In India?

NPR | March 22, 2017 11:11 a.m.

In a country with a population of more than 1 billion, just 27 million people paid taxes last year. Many Indians see no clear link between paying taxes and provision of government services.

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Social Media Star Has A 'Crazy Idea' To Help Somalia

NPR | March 22, 2017 10:56 a.m.

Jerome Jarre wanted to raise $1 million, buy 60 tons of food and get Turkish Airlines to fly it in for free. How's he doing?

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German City Accepts Karl Marx Statue From China, But Not Everyone's Happy

NPR | March 22, 2017 8:47 a.m.

Trier, the birthplace of Karl Marx, will display the 20-foot bronze statue, a gift from the nominally communist country. The city receives 150,000 Chinese tourists a year.

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For Refugees In Germany, Hope And Frustration Mark Path Toward Integration

NPR | March 22, 2017 8:46 a.m.

Refugees were seen as the answer to Germany's declining population and worker shortage. But the mood has darkened and those refugees who reached Germany face long waits as they struggle to assimilate.

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Who Has The Healthiest Hearts In The World?

NPR | March 22, 2017 8:42 a.m.

Move over Japanese women. You've been dethroned as the population with the healthiest hearts. This group of people can fight off heart disease even into their 80s. What's their secret?

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Trump's Electronics Restrictions Could Cause Headaches For Touring Musicians

NPR | March 22, 2017 8:28 a.m.

Cities like Dubai, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi and Casablanca have become popular touring destinations for prominent artists. What effect might the new baggage restrictions have on their work?

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Multiple Incidents Reported Near UK Parliament

AP | March 22, 2017 8:27 a.m. | London

The leader of Britain's House of Commons, David Lidington, says the Parliament complex is on lockdown.