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A nurse prepares a syringe for a measles vaccination at a pediatric clinic in Kiev, Ukraine. The country had 72,408 measles cases in the year from March 2018 to February 2019 — the highest number for any country during that period. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

U.S. Measles Outbreaks Are Driven By A Global Surge In The Virus

The World Health Organization tallied over 112,000 measles cases in the first quarter of 2019 — up more than 300% compared with the same period in 2018.

Will computers alienate us from the healing touch? Chris Nickels for NPR hide caption

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As Artificial Intelligence Moves Into Medicine, The Human Touch Could Be A Casualty

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President Trump is suing Deutsche Bank, as well as Capital One, in attempt to block the banks from responding to subpoenas from two House panels seeking personal financial documents related to the president, his family and his company. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Trump Sues 2 Banks To Block Democrats From Investigating His Finances

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Attorney General Bill Barr only has served in his job for a relatively short time but he already has made a mark on the Justice Department. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Barr, Only Weeks Into Job, Makes A Mark Under The Spotlight

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A nurse prepares a syringe for a measles vaccination at a pediatric clinic in Kiev, Ukraine. The country had 72,408 measles cases in the year from March 2018 to February 2019 — the highest number for any country during that period. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Measles Outbreaks Are Driven By A Global Surge In The Virus

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"I was doing a lot of reflecting on home," Kelsey Lu says of her debut album, Blood. Tyler Mitchell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Kelsey Lu, A Classically Trained Rule Breaker

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Kelsey Lu, A Classically Trained Rule Breaker

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An existing Foxconn building on the new manufacturing property outside Milwaukee. Chuck Quirmbach/WUWM hide caption

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President Trump's Foxconn Promise, So Far Unfulfilled

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President Trump's Foxconn Promise, So Far Unfulfilled

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Heather Woods Broderick's Invitation is out now. Whit Hassett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heather Woods Broderick Paints A Portrait Of Solitude With 'Invitation'

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