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At midnight, three counterterrorism provisions in the USA Patriot Act expire — unless the Senate passes a bill already approved by the House. NPR's David Welna talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about what could be a dramatic day.
Zimbabwe is still struggling to right its economy after its collapse and recession. One casualty — in a country that boasted among the highest literacy rates in Africa — is education.
FIFA is embroiled in a massive corruption scandal that has fans, players, and managers wound up. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with retired footballer and former USA national team member Alexi Lalas.
Iraqi pro-government forces have started efforts to take back parts of Anbar province from the so-called Islamic State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to correspondent Alice Fordham about the military and political challenges ahead.
Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's older son, has died after battling brain cancer, the vice president announced Saturday. Beau Biden, a former attorney general of Delaware, was 46.
B.B. King was buried Saturday at his museum in Indianola, Miss. Fans and friends came for a public viewing and memorial service to remember King's journey from the son of poor sharecroppers to an acclaimed musician.