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On D-Day, The French Remember U.S. Sacrifices

World leaders gathered in Normandy this week to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. On Friday, President Obama paid tribute to U.S. servicemen at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer.

Gripes About Health Costs Punctuate A Cross-Country Trip

A health reporter traveled across the country and asked people how they feel about health care and health insurance. At almost every stop people complained about the expense.

What Happens To Guantanamo Detainees After Their Release

Bowe Bergdahl's release from Taliban custody has raised fresh questions about Guantanamo prisoners. Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston tells NPR's Rachel Martin what happens after their release.

Confronting The Challenges Of Traveling With A Disability

Planning a vacation can be daunting, especially for people with disabilities. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Carole Zoom, a disability activist who's traveled the world.

Obama's First-Term Military Moves Give Way To Second-Term Caution

In his first term, the president launched a troop surge in Afghanistan, stepped up drone strikes and ordered the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. In his second term, he's been reluctant to use force.

While Broadway Sings Its Praise, The Wigmaker Remains Unsung

Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.

California Chrome Loses To Tonalist In Belmont, Misses Triple Crown

A horse with little pedigree and an odd gait, California Chrome was a popular favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown, but ultimately came up short.

Lessons From The Language Boot Camp For Mormon Missionaries

The Missionary Training Center, which prepares young adults to spread the Gospel around the world, is recognized as a model for language instruction. And the program only takes a few weeks.

Prisoner Swap One Of Several Tough Moments For Obama In Recent Weeks

NPR's National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson talks with Arun Rath about the controversial Berghdal POW swap, the roll out of tougher emissions standards and systemic problems within the VA.

How Bergdahl's Release Fits In The History Of Prisoner Exchanges

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with military historian Paul Springer, author of America's Captives, about the history of prisoner exchanges in times of war.