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Iraqis voted in their first election since the military defeat of ISIS over the weekend. While final results have not been issued, one near-certain result is the political rise of Iraq's Shiite militias.

A circuit attorney has withdrawn an invasion of privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens — just as the case was getting started. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Rachel Lippmann of St. Louis Public Radio about what happens next.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Monica Devlin a retired school teacher who, house was destroyed when lava flowed into her neighborhood. Devlin says she has no house to go back to she says, but she is happy to be alive.

The Democratic Republic of Congo, with a suspected 19 deaths so far from the virus, is turning to an as-yet-unlicensed vaccine with a very promising track record.

Protests and violence along the Gaza border have subsided slightly since Monday, when at least 60 people were killed by Israeli forces. Now residents are beginning to bury the dead.

Best-selling author Tom Wolfe, one of the pioneers of what came to be called "the new journalism," died at a hospital in New York.

President Trump may be willing to ease up on ZTE, one of China's biggest telecom firms, to protect the overall economic relationship, a Beijing economist says. "The U.S. still needs China," he says.

Attempts to cross or damage a fence "are not sufficient grounds for the use of live ammunition," the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said.

Some former Nike employees say a jock mentality that celebrated athletics also encouraged bullying and the departure of talented women.

Louisiana has big plans to redirect parts of the river to build up its shrinking coast. New research suggests it won't help nearly enough.




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