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In The Face Of A Bloodied Boy, A Call To Look More Deeply At Syria

Prompted by the image of a little boy in Aleppo whose face is caked with rubble and blood, NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the costs and effects of the war in Syria.

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In The Face Of A Bloodied Boy, A Call To Look More Deeply At Syria

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Former CIA agent Evan McMullin announces his presidential campaign as an independent candidate on Aug. 10 in Salt Lake City, Utah. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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#NeverTrump Candidate McMullin Envisions A Country Of Understanding, Respect

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After its maiden voyage from China, the largest container ship to ever make port in North America, unloads its cargo in the Port of Los Angeles on Dec. 26, 2015. The major shipping companies in Europe and Asia began ordering the state-of-the-art, supersized ships back in 2011, when times were better. Scott Varley/AP hide caption

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Amid Industry Downturn, Global Shipping Sees Record-Low Growth

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'Googly-Eyed' Stubby Squid Captures Internet's Attention

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Barbra Streisand On Broadway, Hollywood — And Siri

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Polling station chairman helps a voter at a voting machine during the Republican presidential primary in February in West Columbia, S.C. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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After DNC Hack, Cybersecurity Experts Worry About Old Machines, Vote Tampering

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Charlene Kaye recently released a new EP, Honey, under the name KAYE. Aaron Seeburger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Charlene Kaye: 'It's Hard To Be What You Don't See'

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