Thousands of Central American migrants come to the U.S. illegally each year. They often hire a human smuggler to get them across the border. The story of one woman's journey shows how human smuggling is intertwined with human trafficking.
The World Health Organization says the spread of the Zika virus through the Americas is "alarming" and will meet on Monday to decide whether to declare the outbreak an international health emergency. The virus may be linked to cases of birth malformations in Brazil.
The war in Afghanistan is getting a new commander even as events there are not going well. The Taliban control the most territory since the U.S. invasion, and Afghan government casualties continue to mount. NPR takes a look at how American forces might respond.
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