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They're too young to vote, but they're still getting out the vote. After learning about the history of voting and democracy in America, these young activists took their message to a college campus.

Hillary Clinton retains a broad, consistent and shallow lead over Donald Trump in battleground states. If her Blue Wall of states leaning her direction holds, she wins. If not, anything can happen.

Move over, epidurals, here comes nitrous oxide. After enjoying popularity in the U.S. for managing labor pain until the mid-20th century, it was dropped in favor of anesthesia. Now it's back.

Reno's tenure was marked by tragedy and controversy. But she left office widely respected for her independence and accomplishments.

It's finally upon us. In just 48 hours tens of millions of voters will make their decision. NPR provides some final political analysis that voters should be thinking about as they head to the polls.

A lot of Americans say they're feeling anxious before Tuesday's election. Stanford University psychiatry professor Keith Humphreys talks about how to cope before and after the votes are cast.

Many supporters of Donald Trump say they like that he's not "politically correct." University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson explains the attention to political correctness in 2016.

In the book The Carnival Campaign, author Ronald Shafer argues that the unsavory hallmarks of presidential campaigns actually began during the presidential contest of 1840.

There's been much discussion about the integrity of the election. Donald Trump has talked a "rigged" election and Democrats say some states are trying to keep people from voting.

U.S. electoral demographics have drastically changed in the past few decades. Brookings Institution demographer William Frey provides analysis, along with NPR's Asma Khalid and Domenico Montanaro.

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