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A special celestial event is on the calendar for this Sunday night and experts are already raving:

"A full 62 luxurious minutes of totality," says Sky and Telescope Magazine.

"The Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2019," promises NASA.

The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to documents reviewed by NPR.

It is the latest of a series of moves by the Trump administration to shut down U.S. aid to Palestinians, which is scheduled to end Feb 1.

NPR's Ari Shapiro catches up with Brazilian composer and pianist André Mehmari, who improvised a nearly 30-minute version of the All Things Considered theme song.

Freshman Democrats won back control of the House for their party campaigning to break the gridlock in Washington, but the ongoing government shutdown is testing how they can deliver on that promise.

The interim president of Michigan State University has resigned after comments that survivors of Larry Nassar felt were insulting. For some, this move by the university feels like a new direction.

At least nine people were killed and dozens injured in a car bomb blast at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday morning, according to officials.

They called it a terrorist act. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attack stoked anxiety about a return to the decades when innocent Colombians got caught up in conflicts with rebel groups and drug cartels.

Netflix, by the numbers

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Remember the days of the technological yesteryear when we’d obsessively rearrange our online movie queue and obsessively watch our mailboxes for that familiar red and white envelope?

No? Just me?

Netlfix has come a long way since that time. Today, Netflix is the world’s leading streaming content platform, with over 130 million paid subscribers in 190 countries around the world. And other streaming services like Amazon Prime and Hulu right are right at its heels.

In a note to newsroom staff, Senior Supervising Editor of NPR's International Desk, Will Dobson, announced the staffing update.

Today I am thrilled to announce the newest addition to NPR's International Desk: Emily Feng will be joining us as our new Beijing correspondent.