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Venezuela has suspended the opposition movement's campaign for a recall referendum for President Nicolas Maduro. NPR's Michel Martin talks with reporter John Otis about the latest in the country.

Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians.

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.

AT&T and Time Warner agreed Saturday to an $85 billion merger that, if approved by federal regulators, would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.

Rachel Martin talks baseball with The Gist podcast host Mike Pesca. The Cubs beat the Dodgers last night to clinch the National League series, and will advance to their first World Series since 1948.

Creaky doors and squeaky floorboards are part of the territory of an old house. But what about the unexplained sounds that come and go?

A new report from Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology says all it takes is a driver's license to be included in the searchable databases. Rachel Martin talks to co-author Alvaro Bedoya.

Some supporters of Donald Trump look to the election of 2000, when Al Gore conceded to George W. Bush not once but twice — five weeks apart. NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving explains.

Members of the Danish rock band, Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo, say their unconvential launch strategy will result in an album that may be "totally schizophrenic, but in a really wonderful way."

Minimum wages are on their way to $15 an hour in New York and California. Workers look forward to the bump. But some small businesses are bracing for a hit to their bottom line.




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