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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend the dignified transfer of the remains of three U.S. service members killed in a drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan, at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Friday. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

U.S. hits Iranian proxies in Iraq, Syria in retaliation for deadly strikes

The strikes are more extensive and deadly than those launched since last October, when the Israeli-Gaza war began and pro-Iranian groups started an uptick of attacks.

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis speaks in Atlanta on Aug. 14, 2023, after former President Donald Trump and his allies were indicted on state charges. At right is special prosecutor Nathan Wade. A personal relationship between Willis and Wade is at the center of misconduct claims against the DA's office. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Atlanta DA admits to a relationship with Trump case prosecutor but defends her actions

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Iain Campbell, a researcher in Scotland, has lived with bipolar disorder since he was young. After trying the ketogenic diet, he discovered profound improvements in his symptoms — and now wants to learn if it can do the same for others. He shared his recent findings at the Metabolic Health Summit in Clearwater, Fla., on Jan. 25. Tina Russell for NPR hide caption

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Patients say keto helps with their mental illness. Science is racing to understand why

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Banner with the face of President Nayib Bukele on the roof of the pupusas restaurant of Arnulfo Crisostomo Mazariego in San Salvador on Jan. 29. Fred Ramos for NPR hide caption

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Why the 'world's coolest dictator' is on course for a landslide win in El Salvador

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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend the dignified transfer of the remains of three U.S. service members killed in a drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan, at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Friday. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

U.S. hits Iranian proxies in Iraq, Syria in retaliation for deadly strikes

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U.S. hits Iranian proxies in Iraq, Syria in retaliation for deadly strikes

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A construction worker is seen in Miami on Jan. 5, 2024. U.S. employers added more jobs than expected in January including in the construction sector. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. created an extraordinary number of jobs in January. Here's a deeper look

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