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April 6 marks 100 years since the U.S. entered World War I. Years before, the U.S. supported the effort by sending over thousands of horses — who were so important that Germans plotted to kill them.

U.S. taxpayers pay $30 billion a year to fund biomedical research aimed at finding better treatments. But competition for scarce funding and tenure may be prompting some scientists to cut corners.

Democrats are calling on President Trump to release his taxes. On April 15, critics are planning anti-Trump tax marches across the country.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Faysal Itani about the chemical attacks in Syria and what Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's strategy is in using chemical weapons.

The Trump administration has launched an investigation into the cause of trade deficits with U.S. trading partners. But most economists, say Trump appears to misunderstand what a trade deficit means.

NASA's Cassini's spacecraft will begin the final stages of its 20-year mission to Saturn before diving into the planet and ending its lengthy stretch orbiting the planet.

Gene Demby and guest host Glen Weldon (our play cousin from Pop Culture Happy Hour) explore how comics are used as spaces for mapping race and identity.

The federal government's new focus on election security has state and local officials concerned that they'll be told how to run their elections in the name of security.

Advertisers are beginning to pull their commercials from Fox News star Bill O'Reilly's flagship broadcast as allegations of sexual harassment continue to grow.

The situation in Syria also raises questions about Trump's support for autocracies and authoritarian regimes — and whether he can lead the world with moral clarity and authority.

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