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For A Navajo Voter In Arizona, Environment, Jobs Are Top Concerns

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

Majerle Lister lives part-time with his grandmother on the Navajo Nation reservation. He's driven by social justice issues and, after backing Bernie Sanders, is reluctantly supporting Hillary Clinton.

In Ohio, Clinton Zeroes In On Trump's Tax Returns

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

Hillary Clinton campaigned Monday in Ohio, where she is facing unfavorable demographic trends as she tries to claim a state that President Obama won twice. But her major focus was a response to Donald Trump's tax story.

Former Ambassador Robert Ford On The Stalled Syrian Cease-Fire

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

The United States has suspended talks with Russia over the conflict in Syria. Former U.S. ambassador to Syria Robert Ford offers his thoughts on the diplomatic breakdown and how it might be resolved.

A Chinese-American Family Faces Financial Ruin In 'The Wangs Vs. The World'

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

Steve Inskeep talks with writer Jade Chang about her comic novel "The Wangs vs. The World." It's the story of a Chinese-American family that comes together following the 2008 financial crisis.

Haiti Braced For Direct Hit From Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

Hurricane Matthew threatens Cuba, Haiti and beyond with devastating winds, torrential flooding and surging tides. The Miami Herald's Jacqueline Charles in Port-au-Prince has the latest.

Former Wells Fargo Employees Describe Toxic Sales Culture, Even At HQ

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

Wells Fargo workers blame a toxic high-pressure sales culture for pushing some workers to engage in deceptive practices — even in the bank branch at the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

In Ariz., Mormon Working Mom Explains Why She's Supporting Trump

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

As part of our Divided States project, we are talking with representative voters across the traditionally red state of Arizona. Eileen Eagar is a Mormon, and a fervent supporter of Donald Trump.

Still Down A Justice, Supreme Court Term Is Off To A Restrained Start

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

Starting the term with an eight-justice court means it could remain short-handed, and often deadlocked, on some of the most controversial, and difficult, issues of the day.

Bridgeport Officials Want The Police Department To Look Like Its Residents

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 4:04am

City officials redesigned their test for police officers and give extra points to city residents who take it. They want the makeup of the department to hew more closely to the city's demographics.




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