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Republican candidates are entering their final hours of campaigning in Iowa before Monday night's caucuses.

Michel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Oreskes, Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody about Donald Trump and how he's leading politics to increasingly bypass media as gatekeepers.

Increased incidents of microcephaly in infants has spurred guidance to women that boils down to: Don't get pregnant. But women in Brazil have few options.

An epidemiologist says the island has been lucky so far, but needs to stop the virus at its source — where mosquitoes breed.

One woman gave up a prosperous career with the goal of helping homeless people rebuild their lives.

Sunday January 31st is the deadline in most states to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to those previously uninsured, with a focus on Hispanics.

Thousands of refugee children are traveling alone through Europe. A 30-year-old woman helps some who arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos, a main gateway into the European Union for asylum-seekers.

Heidi Cruz has been one of the most visible spouses on the campaign trail this year, appearing alongside her husband, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and campaigning solo on his behalf.

Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams to win the Australian Open. Howard Bryant of and ESPN the magazine tells NPR's Scott Simon how Kerber pulled off her upset, and about a scandal in the NHL.

Police in Amsterdam responded in full force to a man singing along to an opera playing in his headphones, because they thought his life was in danger. After kicking in the door, they all had a good laugh.




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