In the past year, dozens of hospitals run by the medical aid group Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF, have been attacked. NPR spends a week with two doctors in a hospital inside an enormous refugee camp in South Sudan to find out why they work in dangerous places, and what the work is like.
On Aug. 6, 1945, Setsuko Thurlow was a 13-year-old girl living in Hiroshima, Japan. Thurlow survived the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima that day and has since become an activist for nuclear disarmament. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Thurlow about her experience and her reaction to President Obama's visit to Hiroshima.
The White House says President Obama will not apologize for the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima when he visits the Japanese city on Friday. NPR looks at the political significance of the visit and the tricky line Obama will have to walk.
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