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Thousands of American service members were based on the island country of Papua New Guinea during World War II. Wreckage from the war is still being discovered by deep-sea divers and local farmers.
For 25 years, James Graham has suspected a Catholic priest was his father. He got permission to exhume the priest's body and, through a DNA test, determined the truth.
Months after a volcanic eruption near Guatemala's capital, survivors continue to search for loved ones. It's estimated hundreds more were killed in the June event than the government has acknowledged.
Belgium's only museum devoted to Central Africa, where Belgium was a colonial power, is being renovated to highlight the deaths of millions of Congolese and the display of others in "human zoos."
In California, the Carr Fire is now fully contained but recovery has just begun. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Kathleen Delikowski, who lost her home in Redding.
Pakistan's new prime minister is promising change — to end corruption and pull people out of poverty. But his government first has to save Pakistan's economy.
As Sweden prepares for its Sept. 9 general election, the rise of a populist right-wing party has changed the political landscape.
The Washington Office on Latin America's Geoff Ramsey tells NPR's Melissa Block about the refugee crisis caused by political and economic problems in Venezuela.
Colorado State University professor OiYan Poon tells NPR's Melissa Block why he supports the admission practices Asian-American students are suing Harvard University over.
After angering Palestinians by officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Trump administration is now cutting the funding of the U.N. program that aids Palestinian refugees.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University about how evangelicals reconcile supporting a president like Donald Trump and the importance of Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.
California recently ended its current money bail system. Washington, D.C. largely did away with cash bail back in the 1990s. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with D.C. Judge Truman Morrison.
Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Melissa Block and WNPR listener Mark Nolan of Bloomfield, Conn.
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A spike in shootings and gun deaths in Canada has some activists and politicians calling for tougher gun control laws while others want police to be given broader authority to monitor gang activity.
Analyst Paul Eisenstein of car industry site The Detroit Bureau speaks with NPR's Melissa Block about the automotive supply chain and how sweeping changes to NAFTA would affect car makers.
Washington political leaders are honoring John McCain this weekend as a man of conservative principle and bipartisan respect. Next week they return to battling over hot buttons like NAFTA.
Lori Alhadeff's mission is to make all U.S. schools safe, starting with Broward County, Fla. After her daughter was killed in February's mass shooting, politics has become her vehicle for change.
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Bing Liu's documentary tracks two fellow skaters on and off the streets of Rockford, Ill. As it turns out, all three men are grappling with the lasting trauma of parental abuse.
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NPR's Melissa Block talks with Democratic Sen. Chris Coons, who remembers his colleague John McCain.
Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Melissa Block and WUWM listener Andrew Laeuger of New Berlin, Wis.
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