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

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

Construction of new, modern reactors seemed to herald a new era of nuclear power expansion in the U.S. Now all but one of those projects have been canceled.

The new sanctions will cut about $1 billion, or a third, of North Korea's export revenue. North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, which could potentially reach the U.S.

Until recently, some muckraking journalists were able to investigate and even bring down allegedly corrupt officials. Government censorship and commercial pressures now make such reporting difficult.

Climate change is complicating the lives of subsistence rice farmers in Madagascar. For years, the wet and dry seasons arrived predictably. No more. To survive, farmers are looking to diversify.

While grocery stores had been losing customers to smaller markets and online shopping, "groceraunts" — with seasonal menus and alcohol — are luring back foot traffic to the old-school grocers.

Inventing even the simplest product is a fraught process. Mike Davidson and Mike Smith have learned that lesson the hard way as they seek to change the way teeth get cleaned.

For nearly two decades, Paul Kagame has led Rwanda. Many consider him a national hero for ending a genocide that killed 800,000 people. But he's ruled with an iron fist and silenced all opposition.

Health care forms increasingly ask about more than just medical history. That's because doctors are beginning to understand that patients' stress, and how and where they live, influence health, too.

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