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The Department of Justice and voting advocates say Texas is misleading voters with information about how its voter ID law is supposed to work after courts struck down an earlier version of the law.
Sept. 10, 2016
Tribal members protested the building of the controversial pipeline, near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, because it would cut across burial grounds and threaten the reservation's water supply.
Sept. 10, 2016
Victor Davis Hanson, "Carnage and Culture" author and a senior fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, talks politics with Scott Simon. He calls the election cycle a continuation of populist outrage.
Sept. 10, 2016
Out of tragedy, comes humanity and generosity: Shirley Brooks-Jones speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about how the residents of Gander, Newfoundland, helped her and thousands of stranded passengers.
Sept. 10, 2016
The inscription has just been translated by a professor at Brigham Young University. The epitaph, found in Egypt, honors a woman named Helene who loved and cared for orphans.
Sept. 10, 2016
Mark Cuban started out agnostic in the 2016 presidential race. He tells Scott Simon how he ended up stumping for Hillary Clinton, and how he thinks Clinton can get the better of Trump in the debates.
Sept. 10, 2016
Trump was not among the top few candidates Christian conservative voters hoped for this election cycle. The Republican nominee addressed the annual Values Voters Summit, in Washington, D.C.
Sept. 10, 2016
The two nations agreed on a plan to join military targeting of ISIS. The deal could ease a humanitarian crisis that's left hundreds of thousands of people dead, and triggered a massive refugee crisis.
Sept. 10, 2016
The mite larvae that transmit scrub typhus were thought to live only in parts of Asia and Australia. Now three cases have been reported in an island off Chile's coast.
Sept. 10, 2016
A survey of nearly 66,000 people worldwide reveals where parents have the most — and least — confidence in vaccines.
Sept. 10, 2016
Hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters have gathered in North Dakota to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Sept. 10, 2016
A deadly fungus is devastating frog populations around the world. In California, scientists are racing to find a way to immunize one species, mountain yellow-legged frogs, against the fungus.
Sept. 10, 2016
Starting that next chapter can be difficult in any young person's life. And YA writers know it well. Sandra Cisneros, Jacqueline Woodson, Tamora Pierce and Jason Reynolds offer some words of wisdom.
Sept. 10, 2016
Dana Walrath used her skills as an artist and medical anthropologist to chronicle her mother's final years with dementia. The process helped her see beyond the loss and embrace the moment.
Sept. 10, 2016
Ten years of tax filings reveal the relatively modest income of a public servant. Pence's spokesman says Donald Trump will release his returns after "a routine audit."
Sept. 9, 2016
The last U.S.-Russia deal on a Syrian truce collapsed quickly, but they're trying again. Here's what will have to happen if it's going to work this time.
Sept. 9, 2016
The charges stem from allegations that officers in Oakland and several other San Francisco Bay Area law enforcement agencies sexually exploited a teenager.
Sept. 9, 2016
The agreement, announced by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, will be put into place beginning at sundown on Monday.
Sept. 9, 2016
Several surrogates close to Donald Trump have insisted this week that he actually believes President Obama was born in the United States, but Trump hasn't actually said it himself.
Sept. 9, 2016
First responder John Feal created a memorial for other Sept. 11 responders who died not on the day, but of health issues related to working at Ground Zero.
Sept. 9, 2016

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