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These Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Tell Intimate Stories Of Syria's Civil War

Three of the five films in the documentary short category show Syrians affected by the years-long conflict, including a group of civilian rescue volunteers, fleeing refugees and a resettled family.

"Our Iraqi and Syrian partners are sacrificing not only for their own countries, but for the region and the rest of the world as well," says Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the American commander as U.S. forces help Iraqi troops in Mosul. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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A U.S. Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

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Eloisa Tamez received $56,000 from the federal government for a quarter-acre of her ancestral land, but she says, "I wasn't looking for the money. I don't want to lose the land. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Landowners Likely To Bring More Lawsuits As Trump Moves On Border Wall

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Tema do Canibal BK-One & Benzilla
Too Much Birthday [Instrumental] People Under the Stairs
Just Like You Bosley
More Mess On My Thing Poets of Rhythm

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'Get Out' Offers Sharp Satire Along With The Scares

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Red [Instrumental] Jaylib

Lucia Adeng Wek holds her 3-year-old son, Wek Wol Wek, who suffers from malnutrition. They're at a clinic in South Sudan run by Doctors without Borders and were photographed on October 11, 2016. Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Declares A Famine? And What Does That Actually Mean?

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Instrumental José González
La Californie Souleance

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These Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Tell Intimate Stories Of Syria's Civil War

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'Imi au Ia 'Oe Keola & Kapono Beamer
Slacks St. South
Masollan Balmorhea
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A New Orleans police officer strings up used crime scene tape at the scene of a drive-by shooting in the Central City neighborhood. One hundred people were shot in New Orleans by Feb. 10 — about a month sooner than recent years. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

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Instrumental The Microphones
Life Itself Glass Animals
Independence Day Chris Thile, Brad Mehldau

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (far right) attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on Thursday. Shoigu announced the use of 162 Russian weapons in Syria on the eve of the Defenders of the Fatherland national holiday, celebrated in Russia on Thursday in honor of the nation's military. Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

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Rust Mieux
BUS RIDE Kaytranada feat. feat. Karriem Riggins & River Tiber

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A Moment With Zucchero, Italian Pop Star And Amateur Linguist

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Buone Ragioni Zucchero
Arrival Afrodizz