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Border Patrol Faces Drug-Smuggling Drones

Monitoring the U.S./Mexico border for drug smuggling activity is one of the charges of the U.S. Border Patrol. This task has been made that much more difficult in the technological age. Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

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Thousands of demonstrators are expected to take to the streets Saturday in Washington, D.C., and cities across the country, for the Peoples Climate March, which is being billed as a mobilization for climate, jobs and justice.

They are making their way toward 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where they "will encircle the White House, sit down for a heartbeat action for 100 seconds and then rise up to loud roar," according to organizers.

When U.S. forces captured Saddam Hussein back in 2003, they sent CIA analyst John Nixon to interrogate him. Nixon is now retired, and has written a book called Debriefing the President, about his interrogation of Saddam and other adventures in the spy trade.

Since Nixon has done both briefing and debriefing, we'll see how much he knows about underwear briefs. Click the listen link above to hear how he does.

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Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

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Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Cairo, Saturday, winding up a two-day visit to Egypt. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi saw the Roman Catholic leader off at Cairo Airport at the end of the visit.

The Mass was held in a stadium under heavy security as Sylvia Poggioli reported on NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, while military helicopters flew overhead. According to The Associated Press, some 15,000 Catholic Egyptians attended the service.

People are prank calling President Trump's new office to report illegal "criminal aliens" — just not the type of "aliens" President Trump had in mind when he created the office.

Ever since the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office opened earlier this week, people have taken to Twitter to encourage calling and reporting extraterrestrials to the office's hotline.

Dear Sugar Radio is a weekly podcast from member station WBUR. Hosts Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed offer "radical empathy" and advice on everything from relationships and parenthood to dealing with drug problems or anxiety.

Reading The Game: Stardew Valley

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For years now, some of the best, wildest, most moving or revealing stories we've been telling ourselves have come not from books, movies or TV, but from video games. So we're running an occasional series, Reading The Game, in which we take a look at some of these games from a literary perspective.

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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