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A study offering the parents of newborns a scan of thousands of the baby's genes raises a big question: Do you want this kind of information on disease risk in your child's permanent record?

Deadspin writer Diana Moskovitz says a zero-tolerance policy in professional sports doesn't help domestic violence victims. In some cases, she says, game suspensions or expulsion makes things worse.

Demonstrators are taking to the streets in Venezuela after election officials suspended an opposition effort to recall President Nicolas Maduro. Hannah Dreier of The Associated Press has the latest.

On Monday, a fight between Florida and Georgia over water rights continues in the courts. The decades-long dispute is over how much water Georgia can take from its rivers.

More than 140 protesters were arrested this past week in North Dakota as part of a standoff over the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes talks about the latest developments.

Voters in one New Hampshire congressional district are caught in a political version of the movie "Groundhog Day." Every year since 2008, they've had the same two candidates run for Congress.

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Anna Douglas about the close U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races happening in North Carolina. She reports on North Carolina for McClatchy DC.

There are about 500,000 elected officials in the U.S. For those running for office far, far down the ballot, it can be hard to get attention in a noisy presidential election year.

NPR's Mara Liasson has been traveling with the Clinton campaign and talks with Rachel Martin about the announcement's impact in the final days of the presidential campaign.

Halloween movies usually revolve around monsters and vampires. But this year, author and critic Colin Fleming introduces NPR's Rachel Martin to an old horror genre, movies about demonic brains.

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