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Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz includes a child's account of crossing the Rio Grande. (Excerpted from Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz. Foreword by Michael Garcia Bochenek; Compiled by Warren Binford; Workman Publishing. Copyright 2021.) Adriana Campos/Workman Publishing hide caption

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A Picture Book About Children At The Border Aims To Spark Family Conversations

The new children's book Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz pulls from the author's interviews with migrant children detained in U.S. facilities in 2019.

A boy holding a sign takes part in a Stop Asian Hate rally in Oakland, Calif. Wu Xiaoling/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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'Today, I Am A Witness To Change': A Crowdsourced Poem Against Anti-Asian Hate

NPR's resident poet Kwame Alexander created a community poem from submissions that reflected on increased violence and discrimination against Asian Americans.

'Today, I Am A Witness To Change': A Crowdsourced Poem Against Anti-Asian Hate

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (second right) listens to head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi while visiting an exhibition of Iran's new nuclear achievements in Tehran on Saturday. Iranian Presidency Office via AP hide caption

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Iran Calls Natanz Atomic Site Blackout 'Nuclear Terrorism'

Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of "nuclear terrorism," raising regional tensions.

Heba Alrejleh and Radwan Jomaa with children Aya, 11, Lilian, 4, and Mohamed, 10. "The words 'to send us back to Syria' means to destroy our lives," says Jomaa. Sidsel Overgaard hide caption

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In Denmark, Fears Grow Among Syrian Asylum-Seekers As Residence Permits Are Revoked

Denmark says security in Syria has improved enough for some refugees to go back. "The words 'to send us back to Syria' means to destroy our lives," says a Syrian whose residence permit was revoked.

In Denmark, Fears Grow Among Syrian Asylum-Seekers As Residence Permits Are Revoked

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Mayor-elect Tishaura Jones says race will no longer be an afterthought under her incoming administration. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Long Marred By Racism, St. Louis Elects 1st Black Female Mayor

Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."

Long Marred By Racism, St. Louis Elects 1st Black Female Mayor

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As the first Black woman to ever serve as chief economist at the Labor Department, Janelle Jones is one of the Biden administration officials facing the task of addressing historic economic disparities that have only intensified during the pandemic. Janelle Jones hide caption

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This Top Biden Economist Has A Plan: Create Jobs, Address Inequality, Ignore Trolls

Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as chief economist at the Labor Department. She says helping marginalized groups boosts the entire economy.

This Top Biden Economist Has A Plan: Create Jobs, Address Inequality, Ignore Trolls

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A driver uses a fast-charging station for electric vehicles at John F. Kennedy airport on April 2. As part of President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan, $174 billion would go to supporting the production of electric vehicles in the U.S. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean Electric Vehicle Battery Makers Reach $1.8B Deal To End Trade Dispute

The deal means both companies will be able to produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles at a time when President Biden hopes to boost support for the industry as part of his climate plan.

Mumbai's grand Keshavji Nayak fountain towers above the street and serves as a place of respite for thirsty passers-by. It's one of dozens of ornate fountains in the city, built during the British colonial era. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Mumbai Falls In Love All Over Again With Its Forgotten Fountains

They're majestic. They're neglected. And now they're slowly being fixed up. Conservationists are preserving them — and officials hope the fountains will supply free water for the city's impoverished.

PHOTOS: Mumbai Falls In Love All Over Again With Its Forgotten Fountains

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Navigating Life After Pregnancy Loss

In honor of Black Maternal Health Week, Life Kit teamed up with the hosts of the podcast docuseries NATAL to share stories of loss, and expert advice about how to support loved ones through grief.

Navigating Life After Pregnancy Loss

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