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Amid a financial crisis, the Puerto Rican government has proposed cutting nearly $500 million from the university's budget. Students and faculty say it would cripple the leading institution.

For 25 years, the Earth Conservation Corps has been cleaning up the capital's polluted Anacostia River. Volunteers have turned their lives around and now work to help others do the same.

A new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf has been told that the estate of playwright Edward Albee won't allow them to use an African-American actor.

He's behind the theme music for public-radio programs like Morning Edition and Marketplace. Now, Leiderman finally has an album of his own: BJ, which features Béla Fleck on several tracks.

President Trump is on his first foreign trip, taking him to the Middle East and Europe. But a new poll from NPR and Ipsos shows Americans are skeptical of Trump's populist foreign policy.

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

Awe-inspiring feats of logistics. Incredible strength of community. As the "Greatest Show on Earth" plays its final act, the cast and crew are saying goodbye to more than just a livelihood.

Researchers printed gelatin scaffolds into which they placed ovarian tissue, and then implanted the new organs in mice. Three out of seven female mice produced healthy offspring using the technology.

Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia are a key part of the investigation into whether there was collusion during the presidential campaign. Here's the irony: Flynn often described Russia as an enemy.

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says he wants the U.S. to remain in the 2015 Paris climate accord. Energy companies like Exxon Mobil and BP have also urged President Trump to continue supporting the deal.

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