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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is determined to bring the U.K. out of the European Union at the end of October, deal or no deal. Dominic Lipinski/AP hide caption

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Can U.K.'s New Prime Minister Pull Off Brexit? Here's What To Know

Britain's prime minister vows to bring the country out of the European Union at the end of October — deal or no deal. Here are some of the key challenges he faces.

Can U.K.'s New Prime Minister Pull Off Brexit? Here's What To Know

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Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them)

Craving connection and friendship with other people is a fundamental part of being human. But what does being a friend mean in a world where hackers are trying to be your "friend" on Facebook?

Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them)

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Gwen Carr (left) mother of Eric Garner, joins a "young people" rally in Federal Plaza to protest the decision by federal prosecutors last month not to bring civil rights charges against New York City police Officer Daniel Pantaleo over Garner's death in 2014. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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NYPD Fires Officer Who Used Banned Chokehold On Eric Garner Before His Death

The decision backs the recommendation of an NYPD administrative judge earlier this month that Pantaleo should be fired for his role in Garner's death in 2014.

A study conducted in six Canadian cities found a link between maternal consumption of fluoride during pregnancy and intelligence of their offspring. vitapix/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Maternal Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Lower Children's Intelligence?

A Canadian study suggests that fluoride consumed by pregnant women can affect the IQ of their children. No single study provides definitive answers, but the findings will no doubt stir debate.

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Why European Restaurants Are Much More Vigilant About Food Allergies

Dining out can be fraught with hidden perils for people with food allergies. European allergen disclosure laws have made restaurants highly aware of the issue. But U.S. rules lag.

The Confitería del Molino, once a bustling pastry shop adjacent to the Argentine Capitol building, reopened recently for a few hours in a sneak preview of its full restoration. Carlos Schroder for NPR hide caption

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In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days

The preview reopening of the Confitería del Molino, a long-shuttered art nouveau pastry cafe near the Argentine Capitol, prompted lines around the block — and, for some former patrons, good memories.

In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days

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Memories Of Home: Share Yours As A Poem

NPR's Morning Edition wants to hear about the people or places you come from. Drawing on all five senses, craft a poem about your home, using memories and your own words.

Memories Of Home: Share Yours As A Poem

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The author's grandfather, Vicente Guerra, is pictured in a mugshot from San Quentin State Prison. He was sentenced to five years to life for the 1931 murder of Joseph Retotar. California State Archives hide caption

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My Grandfather, A Killer

Denise Guerra, a second-generation Filipino American, never met her grandfather. When she finally learned a long-held family secret, it shattered her view of the quintessential immigrant narrative.

My Grandfather, A Killer

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