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President Trump plans to nominate Stephen Dickson to lead the FAA. The agency is under scrutiny for its response to two crashes of Boeing 737 airplanes, which are pictured here outside of the company's factory in Renton, Wash., on March 14. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump To Nominate Former Delta Air Lines Executive To Lead FAA

The nomination of Stephen Dickson comes as the agency faces criticism for its response to crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max.

A railroad crossing is flooded with water from the Platte River, in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, after record high floodwaters inundated regions of the Midwest following an intense winter storm and rapid snow melt. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Nebraska Floods: 74 Cities, 65 Counties Declare A State of Emergency

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Nebraska Tuesday to survey damage caused by Midwest floods that have killed at least four people and displaced hundreds.

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How Politics Is Affecting Musicians From Brazil And Venezuela

Latin artists at SXSW 2019 Festival have traveled from Brazil and Venezuela where speaking out against government officials can be dangerous.

How Politics Is Affecting Musicians From Brazil And Venezuela

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For certain species, a market preference for plate-sized whole fillets is driving fishermen to target smaller fish, like these juvenile Malabar snappers. That means some wild fish aren't getting the chance to reproduce before they're caught. Andre Brugger hide caption

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Why Restaurant Demand For Smaller Fish Fillets Is Bad News For Oceans

Many U.S. chefs and retailers prefer intact fillets that constitute a single portion. That demand is driving overfishing for young fish that haven't reproduced. A new campaign aims to change that.

Dr. Hillary Tamar, who's in the second year of her family medicine residency in Phoenix, is part of a new generation of doctors who are committed to treating addiction. Jackie Hai/KJZZ hide caption

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Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine

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Once a tiny specialty that drew mostly psychiatrists, addiction medicine is expanding its accredited training to include residents from specialties like family medicine who see it as a calling.

A police officer stands guard by a window riddled with bullet holes in an Ebola treatment center in Butembo, a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The center has been attacked twice in the last month. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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What Needs To Be Done To End Congo's Ebola Crisis

The surge in attacks on responders obscures a crucial point: The violence is coming from two very different sources. And efforts to combat one could exacerbate the other.

What Needs To Be Done To End Congo's Ebola Crisis

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The Cuban band Cimafunk performs onstage for NPR's Alt.Latino showcase during SXSW 2019. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

The five nights of discoveries at SXSW 2019 served as a reminder that music can heal, challenge and change the world we live in.

Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

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A chimpanzee hugs her newborn at Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, Netherlands, in 2010. Over the course of his long career, primatologist Frans de Waal has become convinced that primates and other animals express emotions similar to humans. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own

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Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: "That's a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species."

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