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The head of one effort asked supporters "to go and hunt down, look for vote fraud and voter intimidation and document it, to do the best we can to stop it this election."
Oct. 31, 2016
Could a virus go around the world in a week? How scary are man-made viruses? Does WHO have a clandestine army? We consider questions raised by the movie.
Oct. 31, 2016
Using technology and math, farmers are creating elaborate corn maze designs, from replicas of fine art to Internet kitties. Labyrinths help make ends meet — they yield more cash per acre than crops.
Oct. 31, 2016
The anti-Islam lawmaker is accused of racial discrimination and inciting hatred — charges tied to comments he made about Moroccans at a 2014 rally.
Oct. 31, 2016
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid says FBI Director James Comey violated the Hatch Act — a law barring public officials from influencing elections.
Oct. 31, 2016
Whether it's toddlers mistaking pills for candy or teenagers taking opioids on purpose, the huge rise in access to opioid painkillers has led to more children being poisoned and hospitalized.
Oct. 31, 2016
The children of migrant farm workers are some of the country's poorest, most undereducated and hardest to track down. Programs like one in southern Indiana are working to change that.
Oct. 31, 2016
It's the latest move in a sweeping government crackdown that began following a failed coup attempt in July. The government also reportedly closed 15 media outlets over the weekend.
Oct. 31, 2016
Kerry Egan's job is to help dying people accept their own mortality. It's profoundly sad, but it's also rewarding. "I'm constantly reminded of ... how much love people have for each other," she says.
Oct. 31, 2016
Foreign reporters' access to Syria is severely restricted, but this week, a group of Western journalists has been invited to hear the Assad regime's point of view. NPR's Peter Kenyon is among them.
Oct. 31, 2016
Pope Francis is kicking off a year-long commemoration of the split between Catholics and Lutherans by calling for Christians to stand together against persecution.
Oct. 31, 2016
Since a federal parity law was enacted in 2008, health insurers and employers have made progress toward improving coverage for mental health and substance abuse. But enforcement has been lax.
Oct. 31, 2016
Altogether, some 2 billion children worldwide are breathing air that has been deemed a "long term hazard," a report finds. Pollution contributes to around 600,000 deaths annually of kids under age 5.
Oct. 31, 2016
New Delhi suffers from intense air pollution every winter. On Monday, the stifling smog was particularly acute — in part because of the countless firecrackers set off for Diwali this weekend.
Oct. 31, 2016
Americans are often chastised for what we eat. Now we're getting a pat on the back. A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years.
Oct. 31, 2016
Two miners escaped, and crews are currently working to rescue the 33 other miners believed to be trapped underground, NPR's Rob Schmitz reports.
Oct. 31, 2016
From re-purposed lard pails to bento boxes, the way students carry lunch to school has changed almost as much as the classrooms they learn in.
Oct. 31, 2016
The devastating 2015 earthquake killed thousands and leveled entire mountain villages. Residents are only now getting the first installment of the money promised by the government.
Oct. 31, 2016
FBI Director James Comey's letter to Congress announcing more evidence in the case of Hillary Clinton's private server was "inappropriate," says former public affairs director Matthew Miller.
Oct. 31, 2016
As the nation's economic crisis continues, many in the fear the government is stalling on concessions and opponents plan to march on Thursday to give a symbolic pink slip to President Nicolas Maduro.
Oct. 31, 2016

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