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Tiny island nations, Latin American developing countries and even non-joiners like Switzerland have all found more power and influence in climate negotiations after forming or joining a group.

During his U.S. visit in September, the pope is set to meet with unaccompanied minors from Central America who have formed a youth soccer team co-sponsored by New York's Catholic Charities.

Doctors and parents often miss the signs of female athlete triad syndrome — low energy, low bone density and irregular menstruation in an otherwise healthy-looking girl or teen.

Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds.

Oliver Sacks, the acclaimed British-American neurologist and author, has died of cancer at the age of 82.

Before hosting the World Cup, Brazil launched a program to pacify high-crime slums. The project has cut violence in some areas, but in others residents have been caught in the police crossfire.

NPR's Rachel Martin reports on a year-long NASA mission to Hawaii.

Alaska's seabirds are suffering a steep decline in population. There's evidence linking this to climate change, a problem President Obama will address Monday when he visits the state.

The accused terrorist in the recent foiled train attack in France is a Moroccan who lived in Algeciras, Spain. It's a diverse port city where immigrants are well integrated.

The Twin Cities area has the largest Somali population in America. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Minneapolis Councilman Abdi Warsame about young people arrested for allegedly conspiring to join ISIS.

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