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For years, members of Congress were unwilling to update the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force that legalized most post-9/11 overseas operations. Now, the Senate could consider it.

This suburban Atlanta congressional district usually elects Republicans. But in what has become the single most expensive Congressional race in U.S. history, Democrat Jon Ossoff hopes to change that.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson on the death of American college student Otto Warmbier, who returned from North Korea in a coma last week.

NPR's East Africa correspondent Eyder Peralta was seized by armed men and imprisoned without charge just after he'd been given permission to report in South Sudan, ravaged by civil war since 2013.

The Remote Area Medical charity holds dozens of free health clinics each year. Low-income patients waited in their cars and on blankets for the clinic to open one recent Saturday morning.

A yoga class designed specifically for lower back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in easing pain, the study says. The class and teacher manuals are available online, for free.

Over the years, the president has had an up-and-down relationship with big commercial lenders. But while in the Oval Office, he could find himself in a conflict of interest with any amount of debt.

Two Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles on Sunday. Her family is accusing the officers of not doing enough to de-escalate an encounter with a person known to have mental problems.

On the outskirts of the Bay Area, farming communities are hoping that warehouse jobs tied to the e-commerce surge will boost the local economy. But automation is expected to take over many such jobs.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Cecilia Kang of the New York Times on what the FCC's decision to cap high prices of in-state phone calls made by prison inmates means going forward.




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