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What's it like to be in China as it marks 70 years of communist rule? In Tiananmen Square, facing the famed red outside wall of Beijing's Forbidden City, tanks and missiles rolled past in a military parade today.

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Eating a handful of almonds, walnuts, peanuts or any type of nut on a regular basis may help prevent excessive weight gain and even lower the risk of obesity, new research suggests.

It may be that substituting healthy nuts for unhealthy snacks is a simple strategy to ward off the gradual weight gain that often accompanies aging, according to the researchers. Nuts also help us feel full longer, which might offset cravings for junk food.

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Hong Kong's 17th week of pro-democracy demonstrations met a forceful response from police.

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OK. We're going to turn now to someone who has deep experience in these kinds of matters. Robert Litt was former general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence under President Obama. Good morning, sir.

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Right now, the acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, is testifying before the House intelligence committee. He's had some testy back-and-forth with committee Chairman Adam Schiff. Take a listen to that.

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Right now the acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, is testifying before the House intelligence committee.

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Boeing is changing its operations. The company has been under intense pressure as it settles lawsuits by families of those killed in two separate crashes of its 737 Max jets. Here's NPR's David Schaper.

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Fifty years ago this week, a perfect family appeared on television.

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