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Filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic was a 17-year-old student living in Sarajevo with her family when the Bosnian war began in April 1992. As clashes over Bosnia's referendum for independence first started, she says nobody imagined there could ever be a full war. "It started like [the] riots on Congress in January in [the] U.S. ... I was happy when this happened because I thought what a cool thing not to go to school and have [the] whole city stop," she says.

COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea have been surging. As hundreds become sick each day, the healthcare system is struggling to keep up. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Rebecca Kuku.

Off the Louisiana coast, the Coast Guard is searching for at least 12 people missing after a ship capsized in bad weather Tuesday afternoon. Six people were initially rescued.

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with the CDC's principal deputy director Dr. Anne Schuchat following a decision by federal health officials to halt the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Officer Billy Evans Mourned At The Capitol

Apr 13, 2021

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Officer William Evans, also known as Billy, helped protect the Capitol for 18 years. Today, the people he watched over honored his service.

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The Stolen John Dillinger Car Comes Home

Apr 12, 2021

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