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Challenger's House is a no-kill cat shelter in Toney, Alabama. June 24th and 25th, the International Cat Association will hold a cat show at the Huntsville Jaycees building on Airport Road to benefit the shelter. The show will feature exotic purebreds and household pets. Susan Burlingame, one of the founders of Challenger's House tells us more about the shelter and what we can expect at the cat show. More information about this and other cat shows is at www.tica.org.

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Partly to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine military declared a unilateral truce with ISIS-linked militants in the southern city. But not long after the peace expired, the violence resumed.

This week more than a dozen educators in Colorado received advanced weapons training and safety.

Some of the home-grown terrorists who have struck France in recent years were petty criminals who were radicalized in prison.

Kaiilash Satyarthi came to Washington to encourage the U.S. government to fight for the freedom of child laborers.

Despite high unemployment and poverty, the tribe has never touched the billions of tons of coal underneath its land. But new opportunities from the Trump administration could change that.

Between President Trump being a newcomer to D.C. and a swirl of chaos, the White House is lagging behind other administrations in hiring. But experts NPR spoke to have some tips.

Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.

The president tweeted Saturday evening questioning his predecessor's response after a bombshell Washington Post report about the previous administration's decision-making about how to counter Russia.

When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he'd been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Julie Rovner, Chief Washington Correspondent at Kaiser Health News, about the Senate GOP health bill and what it could mean for programs funded by Medicaid.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Lynn Cooper, director of the Drug and Alcohol Division at Pennsylvania's Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association, about the Senate GOP healthcare bill.

In anticipation for Eid, U.S. Representative André Carson, D-Ind., Buzzfeed News reporter Hannah Allam and CAIR Executive Director for the Cleveland chapter Julia Shearson look back at this Ramadan.

The Unitarian Universalists are among the most liberal of all religious denominations in America. Activists have denounced what they see as white supremacy in the church and are changing leadership.

World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. A quarter of those who have died are children.

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