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Cut Off From The World, Puerto Ricans Search For A Ghost Of A Signal
On a major expressway in the north of the island, drivers chase after elusive cell service. Some have managed to make calls to the mainland — though not always to relatives elsewhere on the island.
09/25/2017 03:25 AM
National Museum Of African American History And Culture Celebrates 1 Year
Thousands of people flock to the museum each day, making it one of the most popular Smithsonian destinations in the nation's capital.
09/24/2017 10:21 PM
African-American History Museum Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
Lonnie Bunch, executive director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American Art and Culture, shares his thoughts on the past year as the museum celebrates one year on the National Mall.
09/24/2017 09:30 PM
What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?
Julie Rover, chief Washington Correspondent for Kaiser Health News, talks about the state of health care in the U.S. today, and how it could move forward.
09/24/2017 09:30 PM
Across The Nation, NFL Teams Take A Knee In Protest Of President's Comments
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ESPN sports commentator Kevin Blackistone and Robert Costa, a political writer at The Washington Post, about the latest mix of sports and politics.
09/24/2017 09:30 PM
A Look At How The Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Affect Kansas
Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, who is also a physician, speaks to NPR's Michel Martin about his support for the latest health care bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
09/24/2017 09:30 PM
Republicans Left With 1 Week To Pass Health Care Bill Without Democrat Votes
The future of the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act remains in question after two Republican senators have come out firmly against it, as others remain doubtful.
09/24/2017 09:30 PM
1 Killed In Church Shooting Outside Nashville; Alleged Shooter Arrested
Seven other people, including the suspect, were wounded at a church outside of Nashville on Sunday. Police later said they will charge Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25, with murder and attempted murder.
09/24/2017 07:30 PM
U.S.-North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force
North Korea's foreign minister referred to Pyongyang's "nuclear hammer of justice," when he spoke at the U.N. Saturday, the same day the U.S. flew bombers near North Korean shores.
09/24/2017 05:12 PM
The Call-In: Elder Care
We hear from listeners about their decisions about elder care for themselves and parents. And Brian Lee of Families for Better Care talks about what people should know.
09/24/2017 12:02 PM
Recovering From Hurricanes In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro checks in with Beaumont, Texas, Mayor Becky Ames, Mayor Craig Cates of Key West, Fla., and former Puerto Rico Sen. Ramon Luis Nieves about recovery efforts after hurricanes.
09/24/2017 12:02 PM
A Year Of Scrutiny For Redistricting
Debates over gerrymandering are leading to redistricting overhaul efforts and legal battles around the country. One Wisconsin case could change the way district lines are drawn nationwide.
09/24/2017 12:02 PM
Weekend Politics: Graham-Cassidy, Trump Vs. Athletes
We look at the future of the Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and a war of words between Trump and pro sports athletes.
09/24/2017 12:02 PM
Lost In The Storm, He Found A Place In My Family
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro adopted a puppy that had been abandoned during Hurricane Irma. She says rescue dogs play an important part in recovering from trauma. Meet the newest member of her family.
09/24/2017 12:02 PM
The Russia Investigations: Bad Week For Manafort, Social Networks In The Hot Seat
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is in the special counsel's crosshairs. Facebook and Twitter are under the interrogation lights. Here's a look back at the past week in the Russia imbroglio.
09/24/2017 11:00 AM