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The White House's latest travel ban revision was meant to calm concerns over anti-Muslim bias. But for nearly two decades, traveling while Muslim has ranged from uncomfortable to frightening for many.
Sept. 28, 2017
Chaos around expected airport closures was the first sign of the strong reaction and backlash Iraqi Kurds are facing after they voted this week to split-off from Iraq.
Sept. 28, 2017
Some struggling small towns in rural America are beginning to tap into a new model as they try to revive themselves. Small, craft breweries are bringing people back to these declining areas.
Sept. 28, 2017
Recovery continues in southeast Texas a month after Hurricane Harvey made landfall. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Derrick Ford Freeman, the mayor of Port Arthur, Texas about efforts in his town.
Sept. 28, 2017
Shadrach Mugoya Levi sometimes went hungry when he was growing up. So a day without eating isn't that unusual. But it is meaningful.
Sept. 28, 2017
The director of civil protection in Tamaulipas state confirmed reports that several fish fell from the sky during a light rain. And as it turns out, the phenomenon isn't exactly unprecedented.
Sept. 28, 2017
For decades, Zika had been relatively innocuous. In 2015 that changed. A new study unravels the mystery of what caused thousands of cases of microcephaly.
Sept. 28, 2017
New York Times reporter Nicholas Confessore explains how Trump's election was a boon to those with access to the president. "If you had a Trump connection, you could write your own ticket," he says.
Sept. 28, 2017
New federal guidelines on how schools handle allegations of sexual assault have left many administrators vowing to maintain current policies or scrambling to figure out what to do.
Sept. 28, 2017
Turkish linguist Sevan Nisanyan was jailed for breaking zoning laws. His supporters say he was punished for his writings. He escaped and fled to Greece. "I feel relieved and liberated," he tells NPR.
Sept. 28, 2017
Ohio is one of 13 states without a policy allowing a minor to consent, on her own, to pregnancy-linked health care. That means teens who go into labor are sometimes denied epidurals.
Sept. 28, 2017
The Republican lawmaker was seriously wounded at a June 14 charity baseball practice. Upon his return, House Speaker Paul Ryan said, "Our prayers have been answered."
Sept. 28, 2017
It's part of a deal between the Obama administration and Australia. President Trump called the agreement "horrible" in a heated phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in January.
Sept. 28, 2017
The Supreme Court added 11 cases to its term that begins next week, agreeing to hear a pivotal case on unions that represent government employees.
Sept. 28, 2017
The softball-sized deep-fried morsels, which have been offered in this Kentucky city's restaurants for more than a century, are taking a hit due to low supply and high costs in the oyster industry.
Sept. 28, 2017
The Amadeus Altea booking and check-in software reportedly used by some 125 airlines globally experienced a problem, but the Madrid-based firm that makes the system said services are being restored.
Sept. 28, 2017
The administration has waived the Jones Act for Puerto Rico. Under the law, only U.S.-flagged ships are allowed to move goods between U.S. ports.
Sept. 28, 2017
One San Juan hospital ran out of diesel earlier this week and had to discharge 40 patients. It now has enough to fuel its generators until Saturday.
Sept. 28, 2017
Also: California sets an earlier primary election date; a Kentucky law requiring an ultrasound before an abortion is overturned; and a baseball team in Georgia is named "Macon Bacon".
Sept. 28, 2017
The company's interim CEO promises to "let consumers easily lock and unlock access to their Equifax credit files." The service would be "offered free, for life."
Sept. 28, 2017

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