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NPR's Ari Shapiro discusses anti-drug campaigns with Keith Humphreys a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University and a former drug policy adviser to presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

Even as 1 in 7 Latinos says he or she has encountered discrimination while voting or participating in politics, 60 percent of Latinos report that local government represents their views well.

States aren't getting nearly as much federal money this year to explain and campaign for Affordable Care Act policies. Some are trying to make up the shortfall; others lack the cash or political will.

With 40 percent of its students at risk of failing, one radical new high school in Washington, D.C., wrestles with whether to lower its own high expectations.

NPR has placed its head of news, Michael Oreskes, on leave following allegations of sexual harassment two decades ago, when he worked at The New York Times.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mara Gay, New York City Hall reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She was there on the scene in the aftermath of the attack in lower Manhattan.

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio called the event in Manhattan that has left at least 8 dead and more than a dozen injured an "act of terror."

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ayana Harry from WPIX in New York about the attack in Manhattan today. At least eight people are dead and a dozen more injured after a driver plowed down a bike path.

The oversight board that supervises Puerto Rico's indebted government met publicly today for the first-time in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The board heard sobering statistics about the extent of the damage and discussed austerity measures to fix the island's broken economy.

In Venezuela, baseball is in crisis. The game can be a nice diversion from everyday troubles. But most of the eight teams are in financial trouble. Fans can't afford tickets. And homeless people have moved into stadiums.

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