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President Bashar Assad has suffered a series of recent military setbacks. But Hezbollah keeps fighting in alliance with Syria's army, and it scored a recent victory along the border with Lebanon.
Sunday Puzzle....
Every answer is the name of a famous, one-named singer like Madonna or Beyoncé. Identify each one from its anagram, to which one extra letter is added. The singers are a mix of past and present.
Famed American feminist Gloria Steinem has taken her activism to the border between North and South Korea. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Elise Hu about the demonstration aimed at reunifying two nations.
A program that made IUDs accessible to Colorado teenagers is running out of funding. State Rep. Don Coram, a Republican, fought to save it. He credits the initiative with the drop in teen pregnancies.
An NFL rule change has been called "the biggest change to NFL scoring in the league's 95 year history." NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca, of Slate's "The Gist" podcast, about what it means for the game.
Close-up of a pregnant woman during medical visit....
Brittany Ohman got pregnant in high school, and didn't realize it till she went into labor in her freshman dorm. She talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about her surprise pregnancy and her son, James.