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Roberts, who died Tuesday, was a congressional correspondent in the early days of NPR, when there were few women reporters on radio or TV. She later joined ABC News. Originally broadcast in 1993.
Sept. 17, 2019
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner talks how the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments relate to current debates about voting rights, mass incarceration and reparations for slavery.
Sept. 17, 2019
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Pentagon officials tell NPR that U.S. intelligence regards the activity as "circumstantial evidence" that Iran launched the strike from its own soil.
Sept. 17, 2019
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The foundation has just released its annual report on progress toward Sustainable Development Goals. The conclusion: Inequality is rampant, and it's time for some hard choices.
Sept. 17, 2019
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Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process.
Sept. 17, 2019
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A mother and her young son were found dead in July, apparently of starvation. The case has refocused attention on the circumstances of defectors, who often struggle to start new lives in the South.
Sept. 17, 2019
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Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.
Sept. 17, 2019
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In April, the president put $450 million on hold for Guatemala as well as Honduras and El Salvador over what he described as the failure of their governments to stem the flow of migrants to the U.S.
Sept. 17, 2019
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The attack, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, occurred as President Ashraf Ghani was making a rare personal appearance. Due to security concerns, he gives many speeches through his laptop.
Sept. 17, 2019
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In the second election in just five months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister is hoping to eke out a governing coalition. Once again, he faces a tough battle with a centrist rival.
Sept. 17, 2019
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The Austin City Council is defying Texas state legislators, setting aside $150,000 in city funds to help local women who seek abortions pay for attendant costs, such as transportation or child care.
Sept. 17, 2019
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Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds "crazy," admits one scientist. But the technology should work.
Sept. 17, 2019
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Lancaster, Pa., is changing as only about a third of the fast-growing religious group there still farm. Most Amish heads of household work in businesses and construction these days.
Sept. 17, 2019
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Offering rewards to catch criminals may, in rare instances, motivate people to come forward with a tip. However, few people actually claim rewards and there's little evidence that they actually work.
Sept. 17, 2019
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The president will be attending private fundraisers near Silicon Valley and Beverly Hills. It is his first visit to the San Francisco Bay Area since his election, when he lost California by 30 points.
Sept. 16, 2019

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