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JACKI LYDEN, HOST:
And while the news out of Syria focused on the use of chemical weapons and what, if anything, the U.S. should do about it, in Syria, the war continues daily.
NPR's Kelly McEvers has been covering the conflict. She's in Washington this week. She's been on this story for over two years. Kelly, we're so glad that you could be with us today.
KELLY MCEVERS, BYLINE: Hi, Jacki.
It's WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden.
Coming up this hour, classic soap operas relaunch online and how beer begat baseball. But first...
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