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A vaccine given during pregnancy protects the baby against whooping cough, but only about 50 percent of pregnant women get it. Nicole Xu for NPR hide caption

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Pregnant Women: Avoid Soft Cheeses, But Do Get These Shots

Doctors want to remind moms to get certain vaccines while pregnant. Whooping cough in particular can be deadly for newborns, but only about 50 percent of pregnant women get the vaccine.

Pregnant Women: Avoid Soft Cheeses, But Do Get These Shots

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Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, won the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, Calif., this weekend. She's seen here with her owner, Megan Brainard of Minnesota. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ooh Zsa Zsa: Rescued Bulldog Wins Ugliest Dog Contest

Maybe it's the tongue, or the upward-thrusting chin – or the drool that often unites the two: whatever her secret, Zsa Zsa, an English bulldog, worked her magic and took home the title.

Harley-Davidson motorcycle engines are assembled at the company's plant in Menomonee Falls, Wis. Tariffs from the European Union are prompting the company to shift production of some motorcycles for the European market overseas. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Casualty Of Trade Tensions: Harley-Davidson Shifting More Production Overseas

Harley-Davidson says new tariffs from the European Union are prompting the company to shift production of motorcycles sold in Europe overseas. The EU tariffs were in response to U.S. tariffs.

Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather in front of the Huber Presidential Palace where he delivered a victory speech. Preliminary results indicate Erdogan has avoided a run-off. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkey Elections: Erdogan Wins Second Term

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's victory ushers in a powerful new executive presidency eliminating the prime minister's role and granting the leader the ability to rule by decree and dissolve parliament.

In the Sochi Olympic Park, the Bolshoy Ice Dome is seen behind the Olympic flame cauldron, which now has a singing fountain that performs for tourists after sunset. The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, was the most expensive Olympics in history. Alina Selyukh/NPR hide caption

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#Sochifornia: Locals Say 2014 Olympics Helped Sochi Shed Its Soviet Sheen

Sochi, one of the World Cup hosts, is known for the 2014 Games, the most expensive Olympics in history. Now Instagram culture has dubbed it #Sochifornia — as in, Russia's answer to California.

#Sochifornia: Locals Say 2014 Olympics Helped Sochi Shed Its Soviet Sheen

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Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, pictured at the White House in April 2018, called for calm and vowed to bring the perpetrators of Sunday's attack to justice. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Violent Clash Between Farmers And Herders Leaves At Least 70 Dead In Nigeria

The Sunday morning clash between Christian farmers and Muslim herders is the latest in an escalating conflict that has become as dangerous as the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

Dr. Vinay Prasad is 35 and an assistant professor of medicine at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, where he researches health policy, the high cost of drugs and evidence-based medicine. He has more than 21,000 followers on Twitter. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

A young cancer doctor uses social media to skewer what he sees as overblown claims for "precision medicine." That doesn't make him hugely popular at cancer research meetings.

Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

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A view inside the Up Stairs bar following a fire that left 32 dead and several more injured, seen on June 25, 1973. Most of the victims were found near the windows in the background. Jack Thornell/AP hide caption

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In 1973, An Arson Killed 32 People At A Gay Bar. For Years, It Was Forgotten

It was 45 years ago this Sunday that one of the worst attacks on LGBTQ Americans left 32 people dead. For decades, homophobia led many to ignore the tragedy.

In 1973, An Arson Killed 32 People At A Gay Bar. For Years, It Was Forgotten

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Diego Luna attends the Hollywood premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Dec. 10, 2016. Luna lives in Mexico City and, as a political activist, he sees himself as someone who has a voice on both sides of the border. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Actor Diego Luna On The 'Awakening' Around Mexico's Presidential Election

"There is a need to say, 'Ya basta,' " Luna says, "you know, enough is enough." A few years ago, Luna left Hollywood and returned to Mexico, where he became a political activist.

Actor Diego Luna On The 'Awakening' Around Mexico's Presidential Election

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Albino Quiroz Sandoval is seen at age 10 (bottom right) with relatives including his parents and brother. Now in his 70s, he has been missing for more than a year. Alejandra Rajal for NPR hide caption

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Last Year, A Retired Mexican Schoolteacher Vanished. His Family Still Seeks Answers

Albino Quiroz Sandoval left home to go shopping last year and never returned. A man has been arrested, but most crimes in Mexico go unpunished. More than 37,000 people have gone missing since 2007.

Last Year, A Retired Mexican Schoolteacher Vanished. His Family Still Seeks Answers

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Donald Trump greets a crowd, including many younger supporters, after delivering his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown on election night 2016. Many younger voters have left the GOP since Trump took office. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Political 'Counterculture': Young Republicans Hold Unique Space In The Trump Era

The GOP shed many young voters when Donald Trump was elected. Those remaining stand apart from most of their peers, while also breaking with older Republicans to chart a future for the party.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Saturday in a tweet that she was asked to leave The Red Hen Restaurant in downtown Lexington, Va. because she works for President Donald Trump. Daniel Lin/AP hide caption

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Sarah Sanders Joins List Of Top Trump Aides Confronted At Restaurants

The White House press secretary was asked to leave a Va. restaurant Friday. Earlier this week, DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House adviser Stephen Miller were heckled at restaurants.

Leonissa Duarte, 18, left, and Freddy Tijerino, 18, star in director Anali Cabrera's film Luna at Moonlight, set at the Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale, CA. Courtesy of Anali Cabrera hide caption

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To Answer Hollywood's Diversity Problem, California Program Hands Kids The Camera

This weekend, Youth Cinema Project students screened their films for the public. The program aims to create a pipeline to get kids of color in underachieving schools into the filmmaking industry.

To Answer Hollywood's Diversity Problem, California Program Hands Kids The Camera

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Beavers are known as "ecosystem engineers," species that make precise and transformative changes to their lived environment. Larry Smith/Flickr hide caption

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The Bountiful Benefits Of Bringing Back The Beavers

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Hundreds of millions of beavers used to populate the West but were hunted to near extinction. Turns out, beavers are critical to healthy water ecosystems, so now there are efforts to bring them back.

The Bountiful Benefits Of Bringing Back The Beavers

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Young soccer players practice at the Sarcelles A.A.S. complex in Sarcelles, France. Pete Kiehart for NPR hide caption

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France's World Cup Team Brings Positive Attention To Suburban Fans

Eight of France's World Cup team come from the suburbs of big cities — non-white areas known for poverty. France won in 1998 with a multi-ethnic team, bringing hope, but not much has changed since.

France's World Cup Team Brings Positive Attention To Suburban Fans

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