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Washington, D.C., lawyer Jeffrey Lovitky is suing President Trump over Trump's financial disclosure forms. Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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Politics

Lawyer Sues Trump, Saying He'd Rather Not

"I think people are afraid to put their name on a lawsuit against the president," Jeffrey Lovitky says. "There is a sense that Donald Trump can be very difficult on people who oppose him."

Lawyer Sues Trump, Saying He'd Rather Not

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There's overwhelming consensus that breast-feeding is the optimal way to feed an infant. But the topic of how breast-feeding may influence cognitive ability is controversial. Guerilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

Breast-Fed Kids May Be Less Hyper, But Not Necessarily Smarter, Study Finds

Prior research points to an association between breast-feeding and higher intelligence, but a new study finds no causal link. The study does find that breast-fed kids are less hyperactive at age 3.

Breast-Fed Kids May Be Less Hyper, But Not Necessarily Smarter, Study Finds

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Russians Take To The Streets In Nationwide Anti-Government Protests

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is among hundreds who were arrested in Moscow and other cities on Sunday, as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against government corruption.

The Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index looks at companies' public commitments and disclosures about what their policies are affecting users' privacy as well as users' freedom of expression. Olivia Solis/SHARE Foundation hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Companies And Users Can Do More To Stay Secure With Smart Devices

None of the top Internet and telecom companies passed in the latest Ranking Digital Rights test of individuals' privacy standards. But what can they do better — and what can we do at home?

Companies And Users Can Do More To Stay Secure With Smart Devices

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Parallels - World News

New Film Spotlights Palestinian Women Navigating Life 'In Between' Cultures

Maysaloun Hamoud's In Between highlights the challenges young Palestinian women face in Israel as they try to live amid contradictory expectations. Hamoud has received death threats since its release.

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Photography

How Do You Dream Up A Cockatoo Feast? An Artist Explains In 'Imaginarium'

Looking at Claire Rosen's photographs can feel like walking into someone else's dreams. In her new book, Imaginarium, she provides inspiration and advice for curating a creative life.

How Do You Dream Up A Cockatoo Feast? An Artist Explains In 'Imaginarium'

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The Salt

Duncan Hines: The Original Road Warrior Who Shaped Restaurant History

The name on that box of cake mix belonged to a real person. Hines was a traveling salesman who just wanted to find a decent meal on the road — and ended up being America's go-to restaurant expert.

Atole de elote is a warm corn drink from Central America. Student Jose Rivas wrote an essay about a weekly tradition of enjoying atole with his late father in El Salvador, and how the drink helped him to feel more at home after he moved to the U.S. Becky Harlan hide caption

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The Salt

Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

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Interviews

Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress 'Well' Even When Unwell

A trio of European women has launched INGA Wellbeing fashion line to help alleviate the dehumanizing experience many patients endure when wearing the traditional, uncomfortable hospital gowns.

Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress 'Well' Even When Unwell

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Seema Parveen, 42, has been divorced by three different men. In India's Muslim community, a husband can divorce his wife by uttering the word "talaq" — Arabic for divorce. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Muslim Women In India Ask Top Court To Ban Instant Divorce

To end his marriage, a Muslim man in India only needs to say "talaq," meaning divorce. A growing movement wants to change this practice.

Muslim Women In India Ask Top Court To Ban Instant Divorce

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Singer-songwriter Diana Gameros, originally from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, now lives in the Bay Area. Joan Cerqueiro/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Tiny Desk Contestant Diana Gameros: 'How Can I Dissolve Borders?'

The singer-songwriter entered NPR Music's contest with the song "¿Cómo Hacer?" She says it expresses her emotions about being unable to return to her family back home in Mexico.

Tiny Desk Contestant Diana Gameros: 'How Can I Dissolve Borders?'

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