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In November, Maine voters will decide whether to adopt a Ranked Choice Voting system. When electing key officials, voters would rank candidates in order of preference, instead of picking just one.

Chicagoans are celebrating the Cubs being in the World Series, but many residents remain in the grip of continuing gun violence. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin.

The rise of a populist movement isn't limited to the United States. Scott Simon talks with Ivo Daalder and Aleksandr Hemon about populism abroad, and their view of an extraordinary election.

Steve Goodman is the man responsible for "Go Cubs Go," a song that's been the anthem his beloved team since 1984. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Goodman's biographer Clay Eals about the singer's life.

In Birmingham, tens of thousands of football fans will watch Alabama A&M face Alabama State in the Magic City Classic, a big game between two black colleges.

Law enforcement in North Dakota arrested more than 140 on private land owned by the pipeline company. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe wants to prevent the pipeline from running under the Missouri River.

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump say they would spend more to rebuild the country's aging infrastructure. The problem is there may not be enough people with the right skills to fill those jobs.

The egg industry may soon eliminate a wasteful — and to some, horrifying — practice: slaughtering male chicks. New technology can identify male embryos in eggs before they enter incubation chambers.

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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