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Khizr Khan, a Muslim and father of a fallen American soldier, criticized Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention. Trump responded by criticizing Khan's wife's silence.

We take proactive measures to stop the spread of the flu — so, NPR's Michel Martin asks, why can't we combat gun violence the same way?

A federal appeals court struck down North Carolina's voter ID law. Law professor Rick Hasen explains why and what impact it will have.

While in Philadelphia for the DNC, Michel Martin visited a South Philly institution to taste a Philly classic: water ice (also called Italian ice). John's Water Ice has been open since 1945.

If Rio goes well for her, Olympic shooter Kim Rhode could become the first person to medal in six consecutive Summer Games. But Rhode is looking beyond the personal accolades.

Baseball's Ichiro Suzuki is a few hits away from batting 3000. And football's Ezekiel Elliot is under investigation for domestic violence. Elise Hu talks with Mike Pesca of Slate's The Gist podcast.

This past week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with retired Marine Corps General John Allen, who offered his passionate support of Hillary Clinton.

With three months left to election day, NPR's Elise Hu speaks to NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson about where the candidates go now, the Trump backlash and worries about an October surprise.

In the latest installment of the summer's What's Bugging You series, Page Howarth, curator of invertebrates at the San Diego Zoo, takes us on a tour of the aquatic bug world.

Donald Trump is unpopular with black voters, but Omarosa Manigault is trying to change that. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Manigault, Trump's director of African-American outreach.

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