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The battle to retake control of the crucial city will be "Iraq's biggest fight," according to the spokesman for the coalition fighting ISIS.
Oct. 16, 2016
Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin is near the top of the presidential polls in Utah. He talks about his background and why he's running a long-shot campaign.
Oct. 16, 2016
David Savona of Cigar Aficionado talks about the lifting of restrictions on importing cigars from Cuba, and why Cuban cigars are so special to smokers.
Oct. 16, 2016
With just over three weeks until Election Day, Dr. Michael McDonald, an associate professor of political science at the University of Florida, discusses early voting patterns in 2016.
Oct. 16, 2016
Journalist and author Jeff Chang has been writing about race for years. His new book We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation looks at recent tragedies and protests.
Oct. 16, 2016
The Lincoln Cemetery in Gulfport, Fla. is the final resting place of many locally prominent African-Americans. It has also been neglected throughout much of its history.
Oct. 16, 2016
Colombians rejected a peace deal between the government and FARC rebels earlier this month. PRI's Jasmine Garsd talks about what the rejection means for women and children across the country.
Oct. 16, 2016
Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress discusses why he's supporting the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and how his church is navigating the election.
Oct. 16, 2016
Pastor Max Lucado of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas wrote earlier this year that Donald Trump fails the "decency" test. He discusses leaked audio of Trump and concerns of evangelical voters.
Oct. 16, 2016
FARC rebels are wondering whether they might be called back again into combat. Many hope not. After voters rejected a peace deal, "I could feel all my dreams falling apart," says one.
Oct. 16, 2016
Secretary of State John Kerry spent much of the weekend meeting with his counterparts from Russia and European countries, looking for a route to a peace, or at least humanitarian aid access, in Syria.
Oct. 16, 2016
The Republican chair of the House Oversight committee said just-released FBI files show allegations of a "quid pro quo" between the FBI and State Department. The FBI flatly denies the allegations.
Oct. 16, 2016
On Monday, Sotheby's will auction off a Nobel economics prize medal awarded to John Nash in 1994. So, how much is a Nobel medal worth?
Oct. 16, 2016
By using decades worth of archaeological finds, the first president's meticulous record keeping, and their descendants, curators have crafted a new exhibit that focuses on Mount Vernon's slaves.
Oct. 16, 2016
More rain is expected for Washington state and Oregon on Sunday, after a storm downed trees and flooded roads across the region.
Oct. 16, 2016
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Joseph Garcia of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University about how the 2016 Presidential race has become remarkably competitive in Arizona — an historically Republican stronghold.
Oct. 16, 2016
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to John Birky a Kansas doctor who talks to us about his community's reaction after police foiled a plot to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees.
Oct. 16, 2016
University students in South Africa have been protesting for weeks, demanding that the government drop tuition and make university free. A student movement says the goal is equal access for poor blacks, the country's majority, who struggle with inequality more than 20 years after the end of apartheid.
Oct. 16, 2016
To pass the time on the road, political correspondent Don Gonyea creates playlists curated to the story and state. With the campaign end drawing near, Don has his playlist for the final few weeks.
Oct. 16, 2016
A San Francisco organization reunites homeless people — or "houseless" people — with their families through social media. They want to reconnect 1 million people in the next five years.
Oct. 16, 2016

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