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Near Mosul, Some Residents Flee ISIS, Others Stay And Fight With ISIS

The Iraqi army is battling its way through villages south of Mosul. Residents who fled say some local tribes are still with ISIS, and will be ready to fight to the death.

Surge Of Cuban Migrants Arrive On U.S. Shores

Cubans who recently made the dangerous migration to Florida by boat talk about what drove them to leave their homeland, about leaving their families behind, and what awaits them here in the U.S.

France Begins Clearing Out Migrant Camp In Calais

France began clearing the sprawling migrant camp in the northern city of Calais on Monday. The camp, known as "The Jungle," has been home to more than 6,500 migrants who have fled war and poverty. France plans to resettle the migrants in 450 centers around the country.

Iraqi Fighters Continue Push Toward ISIS Held City Of Mosul

A coalition of various Iraqi fighters with assistance from the U.S. are continuing to push toward the ISIS held city of Mosul. Is the fight going according to plan? NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Jessica Lewis McFate, research director at the Institute for the Study of War, about how it is going so far.

Demanding Greater Respect From U.S., Philippines Looks To China

President Duterte has vowed a more independent foreign policy, raising doubts about longstanding ties with the U.S. "We cannot forever be the little brown brothers," Duterte's foreign secretary said.

Christopher Marlowe Officially Credited As Co-Author Of 3 Shakespeare Plays

Oxford University Press will list both William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe as co-authors of the three Henry VI plays in its newest complete edition of Shakespeare's work.

PHOTOS: France Begins Evicting Thousands Of Migrants From Notorious 'Jungle' Camp

French security forces intend to dismantle the squalid camp that, despite its poor living conditions, has housed thousands of people who fled wars or poverty for a better life in Europe.

Rocks And Auto Parts Were Part Of Polio Survivor's Rehab Plan

Dennis Ogbe got polio at age 3 in Nigeria. He's gone on to win medals in the Paralympics. And he hopes the battle against polio will be won, despite its reappearance in his homeland.
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How America Has Tried To Adapt To A New Era Of Warfare

After the 9/11 attacks, U.S. intelligence, military and law enforcement agencies were forced to work together in completely new ways. A veteran national security reporter on how America has tried to adapt to a new era of warfare.


Improved U.S.-Cuba Relations Are Creating A Surge Of Cuban Migrants

Cuban migrants have received preferential treatment for more than a half-century. But as the U.S. and Cuba normalize relations, that policy could change and Cubans are racing to reach U.S. shores.