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If you are bitten by a Lone Star tick, you could develop an unusual allergy to red meat. And as this tick's territory spreads beyond the Southeast, the allergy seems to be spreading with it.

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.

A recent study published in The Lancet Medical journal shows that police killings of unarmed black men leads to poor mental. NPR's Michel Martin talks with study co-author Dr. Atheendar Venkataramani.

Turkey votes Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that could indicate what path the contentious U.S. ally takes for the future.

Saudi Arabia has lifted its ban on women driving. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Time magazine's Aryn Baker who's been out on a ride with some of the first women drivers.

On Thursday, the Department of Defense accepted a request to house 20,000 migrant children in military bases. NPR's Michel Martin talks about why he's hesitant about housing migrant children.

Legislative plans to tackle immigration are up in the air, as President Trump tells Congress to wait until after the midterms, and tweets about doing away with immigration judges.

President Trump wants to abolish the Education Department as a standalone agency. He's the latest Republican to try. NPR's Michel Martin looks back on the history with Alyson Klein of Education Week.

"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.

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.




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