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Ann Mills-Griffiths has spent almost 40 years leading the National League of POW/MIA Families. Her brother is a missing naval aviator. Jay Price/North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC hide caption

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Having Changed America, The League Of POW/MIA Families Fades

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Almost 50 years ago, a small group of families started a movement to demand an accounting of the nation's POW/MIAs. They changed the way America thinks about its servicemen and women lost at war.

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, center, waves to his Pakistan Muslim League supporters during a party general council meeting in Islamabad, earlier this month. Anjum Naveed/AP hide caption

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Ousted Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif Indicted For Corruption Charges

The former prime minister, who resigned after being disqualified from office in July, has pleaded not guilty along with his daughter and son-in-law in connection with the so-called Panama Papers.

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Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens

A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the last 6 years.

Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens

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The Federal Trade Commission advises parents to take precautions in order to protect children's personal information, which can be a target for theft. Identity thieves can use stolen information to open fraudulent credit card accounts and apply for government benefits, among other uses. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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To Protect Children From Identity Theft, Parents Must Be Proactive

Experts say children's personal information is especially valuable for identity thieves, but there are steps parents and legal guardians can take to mitigate the risk of identity theft.

McKayla Maroney stands on the podium at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. She says a team doctor molested her for years, including during the Olympics. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says She Was Molested For Years By Team Doctor

The gold medalist says Dr. Larry Nassar claimed he was giving her "medically necessary treatment." She says the abuse began on a team trip when she was 13 years old.

Indonesian soldiers stand guard over members of the youth wing of the Indonesian Communist Party, who were packed into a truck to be taken to a Jakarta prison in October 1965. Over the next few months, the government's military leadership carried out the systematic execution of hundreds of thousands of people. /AP hide caption

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Declassified Files Lay Bare U.S. Knowledge Of Mass Murders In Indonesia

The Indonesian military systematically killed at least 500,000 people in the 1960s. Documents released Tuesday show U.S. officials knew about it from the start — and stood by as it unfolded.

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Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against the president, the next step would give them access to some of his financial documents — perhaps including tax returns.

Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

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Rasika chef Vikram Sunderam, here with a towering dish of eggplant and potato, says, "Indian cuisine is a very personal cuisine. It's made from family to family, how they like to cook." Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

Rasika, a top eatery in Washington, D.C., is famous for its crispy spinach and modern twists on classic dishes. Now the owner and chef are sharing some of their prized — and adventurous — recipes.

In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

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The Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, seen in 2005, has removed a list of charitable donations it once posted on its website. An NPR examination of that list reveals inconsistencies and errors. Jeff Gross/Getty Images hide caption

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A Trump Golf Course Said It Gave Millions To Charity. Here's What The Numbers Say

Trump National Golf Club, Los Angeles, fell far short of its bold claims of philanthropic giving, according to an NPR analysis. The documents are no longer posted on the club's site.

A Trump Golf Course Said It Gave Millions To Charity. Here's What The Numbers Say

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American flags are placed at graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on May 25, in preparation for Memorial Day. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Veterans, Survivors' Groups Try To Shift The Conversation On Condolences

"There is the feeling that all of this is diminishing our national character," one support group wrote, as a political debate unfolds over calls to the families of soldiers who died in combat.

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For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

The Communist Party has become obsessed with maintaining social stability in recent years. Rights advocates say it has to do with the country's unstable economy.

For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

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David Reitze of the California Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington on Oct. 16. He talks of one of the most violent events in the cosmos, the collision of neuron stars, that was witnessed completely for the first time in August. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A New Era For Astronomy Has Begun

Astronomy is forever changed by the viewing of the collision of neutron stars; we can now watch these processes in many different ways as they run their course, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.

Gord Downie (left) performs with The Tragically Hip in Vancouver during the band's final tour in 2016. Andrew Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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'Courage, Personified': Remembering The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie

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The Tragically Hip has been called Canada's house band. But Downie didn't believe in blind patriotism. He used some of his time to shine a light on the hardships of Canada's First Nations people.

Talia Schlanger Tells All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro What Gord Downie Meant To Canada

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