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Kenyan electoral authorities have indefinitely delayed voting in some counties after clashes. The situation is particularly tense in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu.
In Utqiagvik, Alaska, workers had to think of different ways to removeg a 450-pound bearded seal off an airport runway.
Melissa Block talks to Dr. Nick Yphantides, chief medical officer of San Diego County, about a Hepatitis A outbreak in California. The virus killed 19 people and hit the homeless especially hard.
Daniel Alarcón's new collection of short stories follows a young man living in a capital post-revolution and includes an Abraham Lincoln love story, set in modern-day Chicago.
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Brothers Michael and Brian D'Addario are just 18 and 20 years old, but their retro, lush sound goes back decades. Their music has echoes of The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bowie and more.
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Based on a book by journalist David Finkel, the new film examines the challenges of three young men who return from military combat to their families and a crumbling VA.
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The trees in the El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico were raked bare by Hurricane Maria. Grizelle Gonzalez from the International Institute of Tropical Forestry talks with NPR's Melissa Block.
India's most famous monument, the Taj Mahal, is at the center of a bitter controversy stirred up by Hindu nationalists who say the Muslim emperor who built India's iconic monument was a "traitor."
The Trump administration has ordered new rules for vetting refugees. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Scott Arbeiter, president of the aid organization World Relief.
Video stores are going nonprofit to survive as community archives, and the latest shop to try it is in Portland, Oregon.
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A congressional candidate in Florida has said that she was taken aboard a spaceship when she was seven years old. She does not mean at Disney World.
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The fantasy world of the author's His Dark Materials series is back in The Book Of Dust: La Belle Sauvage. It's the first entry in a new trilogy.
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Actor and one-time volunteer fireman Josh Brolin explains his role in a new movie portraying the Granite Mountain Hotshots of Prescott, Ariz.
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Five centuries ago, Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation. The anniversary prompted a recent meeting of his descendants to discuss the legacy Luther left when he nailed his theses on a church door.
British photographer and writer Tommy Trenchard covered the Rohingya refugee crisis as people flooded into Bangladesh from Myanmar.
The Spanish cabinet meets today to start the process of imposing direct control over Catalonia. The move comes after Catalonia voted for independence earlier this month.
The Fall Classic is close. Scott Simon and ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant discuss who's in and who's out of the World Series, Dusty Baker's ouster from the Washington Nationals and a doping scandal in the Iditarod.
After last year's election losses, many Democrats said they needed to do a better job connecting with rural voters. But the Virginia governor's race suggests the party is still struggling.
Increasing tensions between the Washington and Pyongyang feel different from the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Col. John Mountford discusses life in the artillery brigade at Camp Casey.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has a tough trip ahead. He's trying to heal a rift between key Arab allies, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, and later in the week will head to South Asia to expand relations with India.