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8 Israeli soldiers killed in southern Gaza
Israel’s military says that eight soldiers have been killed in southern Gaza in the deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months. The army said Saturday without elaborating that the troops were killed in an explosion. 
University of Minnesota delays plan to hire genocide studies director
The University of Minnesota will likely wait more than a year to hire a new director for its Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, after pausing a hiring process amid controversy. A new search committee will include further community input.
You can get your passport renewed online again. Here’s how it works
The rollout of online passport renewal is restricted to certain windows, beginning midday Eastern time weekly. Officials say the processing times for renewing online are the same as renewing by mail.
U.S. reporter Evan Gershkovich, jailed in Russia on espionage charges, to stand trial, officials say
Russian officials say U.S. reporter Evan Gershkovich, jailed in Russia for over a year on espionage charges, will stand trial in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg.
The war in Ukraine will likely intensify this summer. Here's what to know
Fighting in the Russia-Ukraine war has tended to pick up in summer, when it's warmer, drier and easier for both sides to maneuver. Here are five key regions and themes to know in the months ahead.
Can the U.S. force a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas?
The U.S. continues to push a cease-fire proposal outlined last month, and on Monday the U.N. Security council passed a U.S.-drafted resolution supporting that deal. NPR's Michele Kelemen and Daniel Estrin help us get a sense of what this weekend's events might mean for the war and its ending.
How 2 unexpected wars are defining Biden's presidency
President Biden pulled U.S. troops out of Afghanistan and showed no desire for other military adventures. But the unexpected wars in Ukraine and Gaza have become defining issues of his presidency.
Racist taunts against soccer star Vinícius Júnior land men 8 months in Spanish prison
The taunts and monkey gestures sparked widespread outrage — and led the soccer star and others to say the problems were far bigger than a handful of fans.
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