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The team led by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is set to interview a number of current administration officials, a top White House attorney tells NPR. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Russia Investigations: G-Men And 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.; Ex-Spy Steele: It's Real

Robert Mueller to White House aides: Knock, knock, it's the feds. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stays the course. Will Mueller give a "toothless" old law new fangs?

This is likely a pit toilet. The idea is that there's a giant hole underneath the toilet. It's from Revben and Havenes Banda's home in a rural village in Malawi. They live with their five children and five grandchildren; their monthly income is $50. Zoriah Miller for Dollar Street hide caption

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PHOTOS: Peep At The Toilets Of 7 Families Around The World

On World Toilet Day — November 19 — the goal is to raise awareness about the importance of toilets in reducing diarrheal disease. These pictures show that toilets can come in all shapes and sizes.

Victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual abuse and their supporters protest during a #MeToo march this month in Hollywood, Calif. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Special Report: A Cultural Turning Point On Sexual Harassment?

After dozens of allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein came out, a torrent of survivors' stories seemed to emerge — in sports, in business, in politics and in the media, including at NPR.

Special Report: A Cultural Turning Point On Sexual Harassment?

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Roy Moore, GOP candidate for Senate in Alabama, waits to speak during an event with supporters Thursday. Moore, who has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women, has refused to drop out. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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11 Scenarios For How The Roy Moore Saga Could Play Out

Republican power brokers in D.C. are devising lots of schemes to try to edge out Roy Moore, the GOP Senate nominee in Alabama who has been accused of sexual misconduct and sexual assault.

Policemen charge on protesters in San Salvador Atenco, Mexico, in May 2006, in efforts to reestablish order in the city. Two people died and many were abused in the battle that broke out when police attempted to remove peddlers from the city and neighboring Texcoco. Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women Testify Against Mexican Police For Sexual Torture In International Court

In 2006, police sexually abused and beat women following a confrontation between protesters and state forces. Eleven years later, the Women of Atenco have taken the case to an international court.

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To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves

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The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.

To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves

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Talib Kweli's latest album, Radio Silence, is out Nov. 17. Dorothy Hong/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Talib Kweli Speaks Through 'Radio Silence'

The rapper discusses speaking out on racism, the changing value of radio play in hip-hop and his latest album's tribute to Bresha Meadows.

Talib Kweli Speaks Through 'Radio Silence'

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Joe Biden Remembers His Son In His New Memoir

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with Biden this week about his new memoir, his family and the Anita Hill case.

Joe Biden Remembers His Son In His New Memoir

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In his new book, Dr. Aaron Carroll explains that there might be less evidence against some notoriously bad foods than we think. MHJ/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Bad Food Bible' Says Your Eating Might Not Be So Sinful After All

In his new book, Dr. Aaron Carroll explains that there might be less evidence against some notoriously bad foods than we think. In fact, maybe we should be eating some of them more often.

'The Bad Food Bible' Says Your Eating Might Not Be So Sinful After All

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Riley Knoxx has met Beyoncé three times, including one sit-down talk. "It's the greatest thing to have her blessing and to know she loves what you do," Knoxx says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Becoming Beyoncé On Stage Helped One Trans Woman Come Into Her Own

For Riley Knoxx, emulating the pop star transformed her career and personal life — building confidence in herself as an artist and as a transgender woman.

Distracted driving is a growing problem, accounting for at least 12 percent of road crashes worldwide. Young men are more likely to be distracted, a study finds. Kathleen Finlay/Cultura RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Young Men, Frequent Drivers Most Likely To Get Distracted While Driving

Distracted driving is a growing problem, accounting for at least 12 percent of road crashes worldwide. Phones don't help. But personality and gender may play a role, too, researchers say.

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Government Outlines When It Will Disclose Or Exploit Software Vulnerabilities

The Trump administration put out guidelines for how the government will decide what software vulnerabilities it will share with tech companies to fix, and which ones it will keep to itself for spying.

Singer Poppy attends the 7th Annual Streamy Awards, on Sept. 26 in Beverly Hills, Calif. VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Is Poppy?

Poppy is an Internet phenom, known for her strange YouTube videos and her Japan-inspired bubblegum pop. She and her director Titanic Sinclair talk with Scott Simon about who, or what, Poppy is.

What Is Poppy?

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