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For the first time in decades, Congress re-examines a president's unilateral authority to launch a nuclear attack — but the Pentagon says no changes are needed.

Special counsel Robert Mueller is interviewing current aides about the Russia matter. The White House says it is cooperating — but that doesn't mean the process isn't stressful.

Researchers say there's huge potential for harnessing ocean waves to create electricity. The Energy Department is backing one effort in Oregon.

The island is a major center for drug and medical device manufacturing. After Hurricane Maria, those products, including small IV bags, are running short throughout the U.S.

The former vice president and Senate veteran also responds to a new book by ex-interim DNC head Donna Brazile in which she says that she considered replacing Hillary Clinton as the nominee with Biden.

Congress is grappling with how to change the culture on Capitol Hill, as a wave of sexual harassment allegations have swept the country in every industry.

A shooter in Northern California killed at least four people and left at least others 10 injured. Police killed the gunman, bringing the death toll to five.

After a loss to Sweden Monday night, Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who played in his last international game, was in tears and La Gazzetta Dello Sport said for "Italy, this is the Apocalypse."

Allan Simmons has been accused of cheating in a professional Scrabble Championship in June. The former British Scrabble champion has now been banned from professional competition after he was found to have peeked at the tiles he was drawing.

NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Rev. Mike Allison of the Madison Baptist Church about why he still supports Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, following allegations of sexual contact with a 14-year-old and the assault of a 16-year-old.




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