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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ayana Harry from WPIX in New York about the attack in Manhattan today. At least eight people are dead and a dozen more injured after a driver plowed down a bike path.
Oct. 31, 2017
New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio called the event in Manhattan that has left at least 8 dead and more than a dozen injured an "act of terror."
Oct. 31, 2017
In the 1950s, residents of several Latino neighborhoods in Los Angeles were forcibly evicted from their homes, which were then razed to make way for the Major League Baseball team's stadium.
Oct. 31, 2017
The oversight board that supervises Puerto Rico's indebted government met publicly today for the first-time in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The board heard sobering statistics about the extent of the damage and discussed austerity measures to fix the island's broken economy.
Oct. 31, 2017
In Venezuela, baseball is in crisis. The game can be a nice diversion from everyday troubles. But most of the eight teams are in financial trouble. Fans can't afford tickets. And homeless people have moved into stadiums.
Oct. 31, 2017
The White House touts Chief of Staff John Kelly's military background as evidence of his credibility and apolitical nature. But Kelly's recent statements call that portrayal into question.
Oct. 31, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Laura Rosenberger about a project of the Alliance for Securing Democracy — part of The German Marshall Fund in Washington. The group created a public dashboard to track websites, trolls and bots it suspects of being linked to the Kremlin.
Oct. 31, 2017
There are reports that at least six people are dead after a rented Home Depot van plowed down a bike path in New York City. Police say the driver of the van got out after hitting another vehicle and had what have been described as "imitation firearms." The suspect was shot by NYPD and is now in custody.
Oct. 31, 2017
Game 6 of the World Series is tonight as the Los Angeles Dodgers face the Houston Astros in L.A. It's been a thrilling series so far with both teams having offensive explosions and defensive stops.
Oct. 31, 2017
This fall in New Jersey and Virginia, Republican candidates aligned with party's business-friendly wing are campaigning against illegal immigration. The attack ads in both statewide gubernatorial elections claim their Democratic opponents wouldn't enforce immigration laws.
Oct. 31, 2017
The Trump administration plans to contribute up to $60 million to help five nations in Africa's Sahel region to build up a counterterrorism force. The news comes as Congress looks more closely at U.S. military activities in a the region following an ambush that killed four American service members in Niger.
Oct. 31, 2017
People who fear that religious intolerance is growing in Indonesia point to the case of Jakarta's last governor. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known by many as Ahok, was a popular leader until he lost re-election during a campaign that appealed to identity politics. Now he is in prison, charged with blasphemy against Islam.
Oct. 31, 2017
Defense Secretary James Mattis went within feet of the curbstone separating North and South Korea, where grim-faced North Korean troops stared across at him. It's known as one of the scariest spots on the planet.
Oct. 31, 2017
The U.S. military is sending more soldiers and marines to Afghanistan to work with Afghan forces at small combat outposts. But the State Department is largely staying behind the gates and blast walls of its Embassy in Kabul and not heading out into the field. Officials say it's because of security concerns, but critics say it prevents the U.S. from keeping an eye on how the billions of dollars in aid is being spent and improving governance across the country.
Oct. 31, 2017
President Trump's pick for the next head of NASA, Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., will have his Senate nomination hearing on Wednesday. He's been controversial because of his views on climate change.
Oct. 31, 2017
Steven Hall ran the CIA's Russia operations for years — and he says attempts to leverage Trump campaign aides was a textbook case of recruitment by Russian spies. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Hall about this week's revelations in the ongoing Russian investigation.
Oct. 31, 2017
Baltimore's stubbornly high murder rate is causing some residents to lose faith in efforts to change policing in the city. They say it has become an excuse for police inaction.
Oct. 31, 2017
The guilty plea of former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos sheds more light on alleged connections between the campaign and Russia. The spring and summer of 2016 is a crucial period to examine.
Oct. 31, 2017
The federal government has all but dropped out of marketing the Affordable Care Act, so states, corporations and private groups are stepping up. Some are going cute, while others get serious.
Oct. 31, 2017
In whatever corner of the world Facebook is operating, it has become clear that people are using this powerful platform as a communications tool in ways that founder Mark Zuckerberg never envisioned.
Oct. 31, 2017

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