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Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont addresses the media after a ceremony commemorating the 77th anniversary of the death of Catalan leader Lluis Companys at the Montjuic Cemetery in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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Spain Moves To Strip Catalonia's Autonomy After Secession Showdown

Spain said it would invoke a constitutional clause allowing it to impose direct rule over semi-autonomous Catalonia after the region's leader refused to categorically renounce independence.

Yu Zu'en stands in front of one of the only wall decorations in his new, government-issued apartment: a poster of China's leaders. The 84-year-old veteran lost his right eye fighting the Americans in Korea in 1951. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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Xi Jinping's War On Poverty Moves Millions Of Chinese Off The Farm

Remote mountain villages where residents lived in poverty are being cleared, with villagers being given new apartments in the city. But finding work may be a challenge for some of the former farmers.

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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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.

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.

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How Composer Daniel Hart Brought 'A Ghost Story' To Life

Hart talks about the inspiration and challenges behind his stunning score for the deeply existential film A Ghost Story.

How Composer Daniel Hart Brought 'A Ghost Story' To Life

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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.

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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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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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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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Chinese President Xi Jinping has cracked down on corruption — and dissent. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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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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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.