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Caregivers For Veterans Dropped From VA Plan

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:03am

There's a Department of Veterans Affairs program to pay family members to be caregivers for disabled veterans. But several caregivers say they're being dropped from the program with no explanation.

Politicians, Churches Call For South African President Jacob Zuma To Resign

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:03am

South Africa's president is on the ropes after a controversial reshuffle of his cabinet replaced a respected finance minister with an unknown. Support from the all-powerful unions is wavering.

How To Protect The Next Election From Hacking

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:03am

The federal government has declared elections to be part of the country's critical infrastructure. That has election officials, who are very protective of how they do things now, extremely nervous.

Chicago Police Department Overhaul To Continue, Mayor Says

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:03am

Chicago says it will continue with police reform efforts even if the Department of Justice won't push for them. Many remain skeptical and worry about what less scrutiny will bring.

Chemical Attack And Bombs Kill At Least 58 In Syria

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:03am

Dozens of civilians were killed in northwestern Syria in airstrikes and a suspected chemical weapons attack. Rachel Martin speaks with Stephen Rapp, a former U.S. ambassador at large for war crimes.

Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Party Infighting

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:03am

As part of the #AskCokie segment, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of presidents who have had to battle with their own party to get things done.

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