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NPR/Ipsos Poll: Most Americans Don't Trust Trump On North Korea

In addition, most falsely believe the president needs congressional authorization to launch a nuclear strike. North Korea's renegade program will be a major focus at this week's U.N. General Assembly.

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Doin' It Right RJD2 & STS
Get It Killer Mike & El-P

While benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are not risk-free, says Yale psychiatrist Kimberly Yonkers, "it should be reassuring that we're not seeing a huge magnitude of an effect here" on pregnancy. Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption

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Xanax Or Zoloft For Moms-To-Be: A New Study Assesses Safety

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Brian Keith Thompson, owner of the Body Electric tattoo and piercing studio in Hollywood, says he is relentless in enforcing hygiene standards. Courtesy of Body Electric Tattoo hide caption

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Teen Wants A Tattoo? Pediatricians Say Here's How To Do It Safely

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A few families are returning to heavily damaged neighborhoods on the outskirts of Mosul's old city. The residents must be cleared by a committee that certifies they are not ISIS members before they start to move back to repair their homes. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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As East Mosul Comes Back To Life, West Mosul Remains In Ruins

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