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Saudi Arabia: The White House Loves It. Most Americans? Not So Much

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/03/19/ap_18066788466235_wide-80113c1af50f3539129818a65a7fea6176e2916b.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, in London, on March 7.’/>

As the Saudi crown prince travels across the United States, he will have one major hurdle: polls show more than half of Americans have unfavorable views of his country.

(Image credit: Dan Kitwood/AP)

Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/03/19/pathogensplaneswide_wide-659059ae08ad13446f7bc53a6f1a429f0a896c15.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Suspicious travel companions: Bacteria can survive for days on surfaces inside a plane. But that doesn’t mean you have to take these critters home with you.’/>

We all think of airplanes as hotbeds for diseases. But how easily do pathogens spread on jets? Now scientists have created “Fantasy Flights” to find the risky seats.

(Image credit: Benjamin Arthur for NPR)

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