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GiveDirectly is a group trying an approach to rebuild Houston modeled from anti-poverty work in Africa. Just give away cash, no strings attached — but there's hopeful logic behind the method.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Andre Perry of the Brookings Institution about the jobs report from September and how full employment has not reached black America.

Three Green Berets were killed and two more were wounded in an ambush in Niger. The U.S. special forces are in Niger to train local forces in anti-terrorism tactics to battle violent extremists.

Donald Malarkey fought through Europe during World War II as a member of the famed U.S. Army Easy Company. He spent 172 days on the front lines, more than any other member of E-Company.

The U.S. says Russia is violating the treaty and some Republicans want to respond by developing a new missile. But arms control experts say that could spur a nuclear arms race and isn't necessary.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kim Masters, host at KCRW and editor at large at The Hollywood Reporter, about the allegations against Weinstein that The New York Times reported.

Nearly a week has passed since the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history and investigators are continuing to look for clues into why the shooter did what he did.

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan from Alaska about what Congress will do if President Trump decides to decertify the Iran Deal.

Next week is critical in the Trump administration's vow to redo the Iran nuclear deal. Options are being prepared for the president to announce by Friday. Here's a look at how they could play out.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times, and EJ Dionne, of The Washington Post and co-author of One Nation After Trump about guns in the U.S.




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