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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a celebration for scientists and engineers who contributed to the nation's latest nuclear test. KCNA /Reuters hide caption

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Open Scientific Collaboration May Be Helping North Korea Cheat Nuclear Sanctions

New research shared exclusively with NPR suggests that Pyongyang is refining its weapons technology through open scientific research. China leads the way in scientific collaboration with North Korea.

At age 17, Fred Clay was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Thirty-eight years later, his conviction was thrown out, and now he's trying to rebuild his life, and working to get compensation from the state of Massachusetts. Meredith Nierman/WGBH News hide caption

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Fighting For Compensation After A Wrongful Conviction And 38 Years In Prison

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In Ben Is Back, Julia Roberts plays a mother whose son, an opioid addict, unexpectedly returns home on Christmas Eve. Mark Schafer/Courtesy of LD Entertainment/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Julia Roberts Has An Unexpected Christmas Guest In 'Ben Is Back'

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Open Scientific Collaboration May Be Helping North Korea Cheat Nuclear Sanctions

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Steven Falk, former city manager of Lafayette, Calif., outside the city's Bay Area Rapid Transit station. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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For One City Manager, Climate Becomes A Matter Of Conscience

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