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Family Of Slain Indigenous Rights Activist Wants U.S. To Stop Funding Honduras

Berta Cáceres' family says Honduras is a repressive regime that doesn't deserve U.S. help. But driving a wedge between two long-time allies is a Herculean task.

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Family Of Slain Indigenous Rights Activist Wants U.S. To Stop Funding Honduras

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U.S.-backed forces recently pushed out the Islamic State in the northeastern Syrian town of Shadadi. They now face the challenge of running the town. So far, few people have been allowed back to amid fears that ISIS infiltrators could return. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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After Pushing ISIS Out Of Town, Can U.S.-Backed Forces Govern It?

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One secret to midlife happiness is being a rookie at something. Trying new things and failing keeps you robust. retrorocket/Getty Images hide caption

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8 Ways You Can Survive — And Thrive In — Midlife

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Only Script In Shakespeare's Handwriting Urges Compassion For Migrants

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Hundreds of people participate in a rally to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag outside the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., on Feb. 18, a month after flag supporters gathered there for their own event. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Reverence And Rage: Southerners Battle Over Relics Of The Confederacy

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After the pigeons are fitted with pollution sensors, they are released into different parts of London. Londoners can then get live air quality readings via Twitter. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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Pigeons Are London's Newest Pollution Fighters

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In a historic collaboration, the Getty and LACMA are exhibiting their massive joint acquisition of Mapplethorpe's archives. Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation/courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Robert Mapplethorpe's Provocative Art Finds A New Home In LA

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