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U.S. Formally Suspends Talks With Russia On Syria

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

U.S. policy on Syria is back to the drawing board as it calls off military cooperation with Russia amid continued Russian airstrikes on civilian areas.

Colombian Peace Deal Supporter Reacts To Failure Of Referendum

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

Professor Elvira Maria Restrepo of the University of Miami took a leave of absence from her job to work with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in selling the FARC peace deal to the public. On Sunday, the majority of people voted against the peace deal. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Restrepo about her reaction to the failure of the referendum.

Colombians Reject Peace Referendum With FARC Rebels

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

Colombians voted down a peace agreement with Marxist rebels that would have ended the Western hemisphere's longest running conflict. The government says it doesn't have a plan B. NPR explores what's next for the South American nation.

Clinton, Trump Present Starkly Different Messages On The Middle Class

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

The middle class is often the rhetorical focus of presidential candidates, but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss it in very different ways.

Google Announces Improvements To Translation System

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

Google says that with certain languages, its new system — dubbed Google Neural Machine Translation — reduces errors by 60 percent. For now, it only translates from Mandarin Chinese into English. But the company plans to roll it out for the more than 10,000 language pairs now handled by Google Translate.

In Year Since Floods, South Carolina Struggles To Prepare For Future Disasters

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

One year ago, a large part of South Carolina was underwater. Unprecedented rainfall and breached dams flooded thousands of homes, businesses and roads. After a year of rebuilding, questions remain whether the state has taken enough steps to protect against another disaster.

Trump Visits Colorado In Effort To Close Gap In Polls

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

Republican nominee Donald Trump is campaigning in Colorado Monday, following revelations that he would have been able to excuse himself from income tax payments for 18 years.

Clinton Returns To Ohio To Share Vision For Equitable Economy

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Ohio on Monday for the first time in weeks. She plans to discuss her vision for a more equitable economy as well as Donald Trump's taxes. Ohio is a state whose demographics favor Donald Trump with a greater number of blue collar white voters. Hillary Clinton has not been in Ohio in weeks but recently received the endorsement of hometown NBA hero LeBron James.

Why It Took 'Forrest Gump' Author Nearly 20 Years To Write A New Novel

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 3:28pm

After Forrest Gump became a best-seller, Winston Groom says he ran out of good ideas for novels — until now. His new book, El Paso, is set during the Mexican Revolution.

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