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The U.S. says it may impose more sanctions against Turkey, as the diplomatic rift between the two countries deepens. The lira has lost about a third of its value against the dollar since January. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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Shipping containers sit on a Hong Kong-based container ship at the Port of Oakland in California last month. The cost of the tariffs is likely to ripple through the global supply chains that make up much of the trade between the U.S. and China. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Aims Tariffs At Chinese Companies, But Other Firms Will Also Feel The Pain

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According to estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nearly a quarter of children growing up in rural America were poor in 2016, compared to slightly more than 20 percent in urban areas. Marc Romanelli/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, both senior White House advisers, arrive for the inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A medical worker at a Damascus hospital holds a sign protesting a suspected chemical weapons attack outside the Syrian capital a year ago. The suspected attacks led the U.S. to fire a barrage of missiles at a Syrian air base on April 7, 2017. Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuts of halal lamb shoulder sit on a shelf at the Superior Farms plant in Denver, waiting to be sold to small specialty stores that cater to Muslim consumers. Esther Honig/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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A container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. President Trump says the trade deficit that the U.S. runs with other nations must be slashed for the well-being of the country. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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America Has A Large Trade Deficit, But Economists Aren't Too Concerned About It

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"Keep it in the ground" activists protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on February 17, 2018 near Belle Rose, Louisiana. Travis Lux/WWNO hide caption

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'Keep It In The Ground' Activists Optimistic Despite Oil Boom

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A nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta last month. The disease is still "widespread" in many places, but slowing. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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For The Second Week, The Flu Epidemic Has Eased

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What Does It Mean To Be A 'Nation Of Immigrants'?

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A Central American immigrant seeking asylum crossed the border with her son in 2017. The American court system bewilders her, she says. Samantha Balaban/NPR hide caption

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Without A Lawyer, Asylum-Seekers Struggle With Confusing Legal Processes

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Ocellated turkeys stand out for their bright blue heads and iridescent feathers. They're still around the Yucatan today. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Elad Dvash-Banks (left) and his husband, Andrew, pose for photos with their twin sons, Ethan (right) and Aiden, in their Los Angeles apartment on Tuesday. Ethan is a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against the State Department that seeks the same rights as his brother, who is a U.S. citizen. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Same-Sex Couples Sue U.S. Government For Kids' Citizenship

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A kamayan is a communal-style Filipino feast, composed of colorful arrays of food that are usually served on banana leaves and eaten without utensils. Bettina Makalintal for NPR hide caption

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These are some of the books from the study. From left: The Cat That Eats Letters by Ge Jing. The Foolish Old Man Who Removed The Mountain by Cai Feng. The Jar of Happiness by Aisla Burrows. from left: Shandong Education Press; Shanghai people's Fine Arts Publishing House; Child's Play International. hide caption

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What's The Difference Between Children's Books In China And The U.S.?

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Australia had a particularly hard flu season this year, which may predict similar challenges for the U.S. Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The U.S., Flu Season Could Be Unusually Harsh This Year

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When his back is against the wall, President Trump goes back to where he derives energy — his base. That includes a large percentage of whites without a college degree. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Was Elected A Year Ago — And Americans Are Feeling Aggrieved

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Robert Mueller, special counsel in charge of the DOJ investigation into Russian connections with the Trump campaign, rocked the political world charging three Trump campaign officials this week. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A handout photo from the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship shows the detention camp at Manus Island in 2012. Some asylum-seekers are heading to the U.S. for resettlement. Getty Images hide caption

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Tennesee Nydegger-Sandidge (left) and Holly Hook try chowing down on some crickets. "People should eat them because they're good for the planet," says Tennessee. Melissa Banigan hide caption

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