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Americans Don't Fare Well Early In French Open

David Greene checks in with John Wertheim of "Sport Illustrated for an update on the French Open. The big headline from week one is Serena Williams' first-round loss. That's the first time she has lost in the first round in a major tournament.

On The Way Back To Base: 'We're Gonna Get Shot At'

U.S. and Afghan forces are fighting to gain control of a major crossroads in Afghanistan, where NPR photographer David Gilkey has been embedded with U.S. troops. He was with a patrol when it came under fire this week.

Stumbling Upon Mini Memorials To Holocaust Victims

A German artist has found a way to remember individuals who perished in the Holocaust. He is laying brass bricks — each bearing the name of a victim — in sidewalks across the country. Each of these privately funded "stumbling stones" lies outside the last known place where the victim freely lived.

Weighing The 'Yemen Option' For Syria

The Obama administration hopes to persuade Syrian President Bashar Assad to step aside, as Yemen's president did. The so-called Yemen model was expedient at the time. But experts say it didn't resolve some of the country's underlying problems and might not be easily replicated in Syria.

U.K. Court Backs Julian Assange's Extradition

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court in London backed a ruling that would extradite Julian Assange to Sweden where he faces accusations of sex crimes.