Jackie Northam Veteran journalist Jackie Northam reports and produces long-form news and in-depth feature reports on for NPR News. Her pieces can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition, as well as NPR newscasts.

Obama Meets With China's President Amid 'Enormous Strain' Between Nations

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Syrian refugees continue to arrive in Jordan, where they are greeted by authorities and sent to refugee camps and temporary settlements. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Syrian Refugees, Needs Are Growing And Aid Is Declining

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Syrian refugees stand outside their tents during a sandstorm in a refugee camp in the town of Bar Elias, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Bilal Hussein/AP hide caption

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Gulf States Taking Heat For Not Resettling Syrian Refugees

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China's Economic Slowdown Further Hurts Depressed Commodity Prices

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A pangolin is released into the wild by officials at a conservation forest in Indonesia in 2013. The animal was among 128 pangolins confiscated by customs officers from a smuggler's boat off Sumatra. Jefri Tarigan/AP hide caption

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The World's Most Trafficked Mammal Is One You May Never Have Heard Of

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Egypt Trumpets Canal's Massive Expansion, But A Windfall's Far From Certain

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In this image taken from a November 2012 video, Cecil the lion is shown in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Paula French via AP hide caption

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Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

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Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

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Afghan Government Says Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Is Dead

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Malaysia, Cuba Taken Off U.S. Human Trafficking Blacklist

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With U.S.-Cuba Ties Restored, Embargo Leaves Trade Restrictions In Place

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Makes First U.S. Visit

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A farmer stands near a field in South Hwanghae, North Korea. Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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Is N. Korea Facing A Famine Or Just Seeking More Aid?

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Shoppers make their way in a Tehran bazaar. Once international sanctions are lifted, $100 billion from Iranian oil sales will be released from escrow accounts. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Lifting Sanctions Will Release $100 Billion To Iran. Then What?

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