Twin girls infected with Zika at nine weeks of gestation. Both were born with extremely small heads, shrunken spinal cords and extra folds of skin around the skull. Scientists think this extra skin forms when the skull collapses onto itself after the brain —€” but not the skull —€” stops growing in the uterus. The images of the girls' heads were constructed on the computer using CT scans. Radiology hide caption

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Zika Images Show 'Worst Brain Infections That Doctors Will Ever See'

Babies born with small heads are "just the tip of the iceberg" of what Zika does to a fetus's brain, says Dr. Deborah Levine, a contributor to a new study.

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Politics

Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

The foundation would give up its most recognizable parts, including its major global health and wellness programs.

Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

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Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Green Bay, Wis., on Aug. 5. Michael Kranish and his colleague Marc Fisher are the authors of Trump Revealed, a biography about Trump's life and career that is based on the work of more than 20 of the Post's reporters, editors and fact-checkers. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Trump Off Camera: The Man Behind The 'In-Your-Face Provocateur'

Fresh Air

Biographer Marc Fisher says Donald Trump has lived a "strikingly solitary life given how public he is." Fisher and his Washington Post colleague Michael Kranish are the authors of Trump Revealed.

Trump Off Camera: The Man Behind The 'In-Your-Face Provocateur'

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Yoko Ono, John Lennon and their immigration attorney, Michael Wildes (right), leave the Immigration and Naturalization Service in New York City on March 16, 1972. Anthony Camerano/AP hide caption

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U.S.

John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way To Obama's Deferred Action Policy

Lennon once fought a deportation order to stay in the U.S. His lawyer uncovered documents that eventually led to a program to temporarily protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way For Obama's Deferred Action Policy

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Paleoartist Peter Schouten's reconstruction of Microleo attenboroughi prowling along the branches of rain forest trees in search of prey. Peter Schouten/Courtesy of the University of New South Wales hide caption

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Extinct 'Micro Lion' Is Named For Sir David Attenborough

Microleo attenboroughi was a tiny, marsupial lion that lived some 18 million years ago. Paleontologists in Australia said they named it after the famed naturalist "for his dedication and enthusiasm."

The so-called Voynich Manuscript, a small unassuming book usually stored in a Yale University vault, is one of the most mysterious books in the world. A small publishing house in northern Spain has finally secured the right to replicate the document. Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mysterious, Encrypted Medieval Manuscript Set To Be Published In Replica

Want to try to crack the code of the Voynich Manuscript, written in an unknown language with unrecognizable illustrations? You might soon be able to buy a precise copy of the book ... for some $8,000.

Hiroyuko Yamamoto, a crossing guard in Matsudo, Japan, has been trained in how to recognize and gently approach people who are wandering, or have other signs of dementia, in ways that won't frighten them. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Japan Offers 'Dementia Awareness' Courses To City Workers

Japan expects 7 million cases of dementia among its long-lived residents by 2025. It has started training pharmacists, bankers and postal workers in how to recognize the signs and be supportive.

Firas Awad (left) and wife Tamam Aldrawsha, from Syria, spend hours studying German every day. Awad wants to complete the pharmacy studies he abandoned because of the Syrian war, and Aldrawsha wants to become a nurse. "I want to be useful," she says, "useful for my family and useful for this country." Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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Parallels - World News

In A Tiny German Town, Residents And Refugees Adapt

Klosterheide, population 280, is hosting 60 refugees. Some locals are wary. "Those who don't try have no chance to correct their bad prejudices," says a local official who coordinates refugee housing.

In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 48-49 crewmembers (left to right) Kate Rubins of NASA, Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency prepared for a four-month mission on the International Space Station in this June 2016 photo. Alexander Vysotsky/NASA hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Are Humans Evolved To Explore And Expand Into Space?

Evolution and culture made us explorers and wanderers and, now, with so much to gain, we should recognize that explicitly and see exactly where our next frontier lies, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.

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The Salt

Yes, America Has A Working Tea Plantation. We Visited It

The only commercial tea plantation in the U.S. is located on Wadmalaw Island, S.C. It makes tea from bushes descended from plants first brought here in the 1700s. We chat with its tea taster.