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And let's take a moment now to remember Michael Collins, the third astronaut on one of the most famous space missions in history.

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Now we have a look at the city of Marib in Yemen. It is a place that illustrates just how difficult it is to pursue a peace deal in that country.

Here's NPR's Ruth Sherlock.

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The first results of the 2020 census finally came out yesterday. They told us which states gained or lost seats in Congress, and there was some unexpected news.

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COVID-19 has changed the way we regular people work, and that is true for the president, too. In his first 100 days, President Biden's White House has operated like no other before it.

Here's NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith.

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President Biden is getting close to the 100-day mark of his presidency. NPR's Mara Liasson has been asking what those days have revealed about him.

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India reported almost 350,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday alone. That is more than any country on any day since the pandemic started. Earlier this morning, I talked to Lauren Frayer in Mumbai.

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Updated April 23, 2021 at 9:34 AM ET

Russian jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Friday he is calling off a more than three-week prison hunger strike that doctors say left him near death.

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