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  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Virginia Election Serves As First Test Of U.S. Voting System Security

    Virginia is one of two states to hold major elections this November, a year after Russians tried to hack into U.S. voting systems. It will be the first test of how much progress has been made by election officials and federal agencies on securing U.S. elections from attack.
  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    White House Amends Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries

    President Trump amended his travel ban to include most travelers from Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea. Additionally, some travelers from Venezuela and Iraq will now face extra restrictions and additional screening. The ban goes into effect October 18, and unlike the previous ones, does not expire. The plan will almost certainly spark a new round of legal challenges.
  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    Sports Sports National Politics & Government

    Trump's Criticism Renews Spotlight On NFL National Anthem Protests

    Football players knelt, locked arms or stayed off the field in a show of unity before games Sunday against a barrage of criticism by President Trump over some player protests during the national anthem.
  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    World News World News

    Iraqi Kurds Vote On Independence In Historic Referendum

    Iraqi Kurds voted on Monday in a referendum on whether to seek independence from Iraq. Neighboring countries worry an independent Kurdistan could destabilize the region.
  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    World News World News

    Germany's Angela Merkel Wins 4th Term As Far-Right Party Gains Power

    Angela Merkel is chancellor of Germany again, but her party lost a lot of support, and the far right are in parliament for the first time in decades. The election results are a major shock for Germany's political establishment.
  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    National National Books Arts

    'Nomadland' Tracks Rising Number Of Americans Living On The Road

    A new book by the journalist Jessica Bruder describes the increasing number of Americans living on the road, often in RVs, moving from job to job as a way to avoid the expense of a permanent home. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Bruder about her book, Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century.
  • 4:33pm Sep 25, 2017
    World News World News National

    In Puerto Rican Town, Situation Turns Dire At Packed Shelter

    Five days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, power and water is still out for most of the island, and people are struggling to obtain basic necessities. In the town of Cataño, the storm left hundreds living in a shelter where conditions are becoming increasingly desperate.