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NPR News Investigations

U.S. Troops Tested By Race In Secret World War II Chemical Experiments

While the Pentagon acknowledged years ago that it used American servicemen in World War II mustard gas experiments, NPR found new details about tests that grouped subjects by the color of their skin.

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Secret World War II Chemical Experiments Tested Troops By Race

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Demonstrators hold flags and banners during a protest march in solidarity with Greece in Brussels on Sunday. Heads of state in the eurozone will meet in Brussels on Monday for a special summit to discuss the financial crisis with Greece. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Summit To Concentrate On Greece's Impending Deadline To Repay IMF Loan

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White asparagus is the preferred variety in Germany, where it's commonly known as "white gold." When the vegetable is in season, there's a flurry of excitement — representative of the nation's enthusiasm for seasonal eating. John-Erik Jordan hide caption

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In Germany, Seasonal Eating As Way Of Life — And Excuse To Celebrate

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Migrants on a dinghy head to the Greek island of Lesvos last Thursday. Some 48,000 migrants have landed on Greek shores so far this year, with about half coming to Lesvos, a popular vacation spot for European tourists. Some islanders and tourists are assisting the migrants, many of whom are camping in the open. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On A Greek Island, Vacationers Lend A Hand To Migrants

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