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The U.S. Army is looking for recruits in new places like Instagram and e-sports tournaments. NPR's Leila Fadel asked Gen. Frank Muth, head of the Army Recruiting Command, about the new strategies.

The last U.S.-led offensive against ISIS in Syria is taking place in a remote desert region. The al-Hol refugee camp is overwhelmed with new arrivals.

Four months into its testing phase, the Ocean Cleanup's plastic-catching device isn't catching as much plastic as intended.

Oz, who died Dec. 28, co-founded Peace Now, a group that calls for negotiations with Palestinians and the creation of a Palestinian state. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1988, 1991 and 2004

Chinese scientists have landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon. Rachel Martin speaks with Brown University planetary scientist James Head about whether it is a big milestone.

The Freelancers Hub in New York City opened in October, offering classes as well as tax and legal assistance for independent workers. It's free, and the first of its kind in the country.

The Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to provide additional active-duty troops to work on barriers in Arizona and California.

The president has demanded billions for a border wall, but the ensuing standoff is taking a growing toll on immigration enforcement, including the online database that lets employers screen workers.

CIA Director Gina Haspel wants more undercover officers overseas. But in an age of universal surveillance, instant online searches and social media profiles, staying below the radar is a challenge.

In a recent study of patients treated by emergency medical responders in Oregon, black patients were 40 percent less likely to get pain medicine than their white peers. Why?




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