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Logging and fishing once dominated the economy in rural Gold Beach, Oregon. NPR's Jeff Brady returned to his hometown, finding a new focus on tourism and other pursuits.

Donald Trump Jr. found his meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya a waste of time, but her approach fits into a larger pattern of freelance political activity that has come to characterize Putin's Russia.

The National Council of La Raza renamed itself UnidosUS this month, causing a rift in the U.S. Latino community. Some see it as shedding a dated name, but others see it as leaving a legacy behind.

Asma Jama was struck in the face with a glass mug after speaking Swahili in a restaurant in Minnesota. After the trial ended and the attacker pleaded guilty, the attacker's sister reached out to Jama.

The Labour Party leader is 68 and riding a wave of support from young voters. "He's like the Bernie Sanders of the U.K., but with a very refined accent," says a staffer who once worked for Sanders.

There's a push in Congress to rewrite how science gets used in regulation — and that has researchers worried. The industry-backed bill would let business nitpick raw data and ignore valid results.

Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves aren't complaining.

Cybersecurity reporter Kim Zetter warns that our election systems, including our voting machines, are vulnerable to hacking: "We can't rule out that elections haven't already been manipulated."

Simpson will find out on Thursday whether he will be released from the Nevada prison where he has been held for nearly nine years. He's serving up to 33 years on armed robbery and other charges.

DeVos has longstanding ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, which backs school choice policies coast to coast.

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