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Signed into law 25 years ago, the Americans With Disabilities Act was supposed to open the doors to employment for many. But only a small percentage of disabled Americans are working today.

Steve Deace, an Iowa conservative talk radio host, speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the Republican field is shaping up for caucuses this winter.

French farmers demanding higher prices for meat and milk have brought chaos to the country's vacation season by holding protests and blocking roads across the country.

After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.

Medical examiner Dr. Judy Melinek explains what forensic examiners saw in the autopsy of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail.

Bland, who was recently found dead in a Texas jail, received a funeral in her hometown of Lisle, Ill. Authorities released a preliminary autopsy ruling Bland's death a suicide; her family disagrees

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Nicole Santa Cruz on why police shooting deaths of Latinos haven't drawn as much attention as African-Americans.

Fresh grilled swordfish now tastes like rolled newspapers to Greg O'Brien, an unexpected effect of his Alzheimer's. And shopping without a grocery list is futile. But summer barbecues are still sweet.

President Obama made an official visit to the capital of Nairobi on Saturday, where he's speaking at the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. He also met with leaders in the region.

Navajo Nation voters decided this week that their tribal presidents should not be required to speak fluent Navajo. One 23-year-old, a fluent Navajo speaker, disagrees.

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