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Palestinian Sabah Abu Ghanim started surfing off Gaza's coast at age 5. She's featured in a documentary. She's 17 now, and her parents have arranged a marriage and told her it's time to stop surfing.
Nov. 6, 2016
President Obama and other officials are confident that all the votes cast on Tuesday will be counted, but there are lots of ways a country or other organization could cast doubt on the process.
Nov. 6, 2016
Far down the ballot, district attorney races could reshape the criminal justice system for millions of Americans by electing a more diverse slate of prosecutors.
Nov. 6, 2016
Miles from public transportation, many students at this community college didn't have a way to get to class. That is, until the school decided to partner with the ride-hailing company, Uber.
Nov. 6, 2016
It's one of those diseases that doesn't get a lot of attention: a strain of tuberculosis contracted from animals and responsible for 13,000 deaths a year.
Nov. 6, 2016
Social and demographic change has shaken the foundation for some of what it means to be American. It has set the backdrop of this campaign in ways that were predictable and completely surprising.
Nov. 6, 2016
Akron is one of four cities using civic-engagement grants to make voting a more playful and community-oriented act.
Nov. 6, 2016
If any of this strikes you as unfair, you can join the chorus of critics who have abhorred the Electoral College for generations.
Nov. 6, 2016
The Republican nominee was quickly escorted from the stage during a speech in Reno, Nev., as security personnel responded to a perceived threat in the audience.
Nov. 5, 2016
The website I Waited 96 Years documents women born before the ratification of the 19th Amendment casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton.
Nov. 5, 2016
As we count down to Election Day, NPR staffers picked some songs that best express the 2016 Election. Now send us your picks, tweet @npratc or @NPRMichel with hashtag #Electionjams.
Nov. 5, 2016
More than 700,000 people have been temporarily shielded from deportation by President Obama's immigration program. Many are watching the presidential race to see how long the policy will last.
Nov. 5, 2016
President Obama has commuted the sentences of 72 more inmates to bring his total commutations to 944. Professor P.S. Ruckman of Northern Illinois University explains why the move is unprecedented.
Nov. 5, 2016
Fox News's Bret Baier apologized Friday for his report that an indictment was "likely" to result from the FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation. The gaffe is the latest in a rough year for Fox.
Nov. 5, 2016
The Barbershop circles back with some of the voters from Cleveland and Philadelphia before the political conventions: Democrat Malcolm Kenyatta and Republicans Christian Pancake and Steve Herbik.
Nov. 5, 2016
This year's unconventional presidential race has some stock analysts worried about unpredictable markets. NPR's Marilyn Geewax talks about why and how politics are roiling the financial markets.
Nov. 5, 2016
Scott Paul and Gerald Taylor of the Alliance for American Manufacturing discuss a report on how manufacturing decline in the U.S. has left many African-American communities spiraling toward poverty.
Nov. 5, 2016
For the past two years this election season has been relentless. And it turns out it's especially tough for stand up comedians. Washington, D.C. comedian Rob Maher explains.
Nov. 5, 2016
One man at Malawi's Zomba Prison said that music is a form of freedom for the inmates, transporting them to a better place.
Nov. 5, 2016
The editor-in-chief, a cartoonist, and seven board members of daily newspaper Cumhuriyet were sent to prison pending trial in an anti-terrorism case.
Nov. 5, 2016

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