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In France, the far right's victory in last week's election was one more crisis for President Francois Hollande. Even before the vote, he was rated the most unpopular French president in 50 years.

Students were the driving force behind the 1989 pro-democracy protests in Beijing. China's youth now have other worries, the events of 25 years ago forgotten and buried by time and the government.

Science is always churning out weird, funny and fascinating findings. What did we miss this week? NPR's Rachel Martin checks in with science writer Rose Eveleth.

A U.S. citizen who blew himself up in a suicide attack in Syria last week grew up in Florida, according to U.S. officials. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to former FBI Intelligence adviser Philip Mudd.

President Obama plans to announce Monday his most ambitious plan yet to combat climate change. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Princeton professor Michael Oppenheimer about the significance of the plan.

The documentary follows up on Sebastian Junger's Oscar-nominated film Restrepo. Junger says, "I'm hoping as the soldiers understand their experience better through this film, civilians will as well."

Apple purchased Beats By Dre this week, suggesting the company is looking at smart headphone technology — headphones that can sense what the body is doing.

Five years ago, abortion provider Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed during church services in Wichita, Kan. His clinic closed after his death, but a new one has just opened to a familiar scene.

Women-only parking spaces are popping up all over Seoul, South Korea. They are wider, longer and painted pink. It's the city's effort to make a more female-friendly city.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that measles outbreaks in the United States are now at a 20-year high, with 288 cases reported in the first five months of 2014.

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