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The Coronavirus Crisis

The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One

Districts are scrambling to get remote learning lessons in place. But over half of students live near the poverty line, 14% have a learning disability, and some struggle just to find Internet access.

Takayuki Ueno was set to be a runner in the now postponed Olympic torch relay in Fukushima, Japan. Here he stands in the field where he is growing a flower maze for children to play in Minamisoma, Japan. The field was flooded by the 2011 tsunami and killed Ueno's family members. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Now Postponed, The Olympic Torch Relay Was To Bring Hope To Ravaged Fukushima

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Capt. Alex Quataert points out the areas the soldiers are visiting on the map. Marisa Peñaloza/NPR hide caption

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Middle East

U.S. Forces In Syria Tackle A More Complex — And Possibly Dangerous — Mission

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U.S. Forces In Syria Tackle A More Complex — And Possibly Dangerous — Mission

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Public Health Professor Answers Listener Questions About The Coronavirus

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