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Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

A village north of Kabul is home to pro-Taliban and anti-Taliban families. Both sides have paid dearly in Afghanistan's decades of war.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

David Finkelstein, former U.S. Army China specialist and director of Asian security affairs at CNA, talks about China's recent military demonstrations and the country's rising tensions with Taiwan.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

France battles a "monster" wildfire that has forced thousands to flee their homes. Wildfires in Europe this summer have broken out as heat waves bake the continent and renew focus on climate change.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

For the first two centuries of U.S. history, presidents pretty much decided what documents they wanted to take with them when they left the White House. But that changed with President Richard Nixon.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sidney Madden from NPR Music about Megan Thee Stallion's sophomore album Traumazine.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

Two thousand Kaiser mental health workers plan to go on strike Monday. They say Kaiser has failed to follow California law and make sure patients with mental health needs are given prompt care.

The FDA says one home test is not enough if you've been exposed to someone with COVID or are experiencing COVID-like symptoms. That initial negative ... could turn positive a day or two later.
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:46

The FDA issued revised guidance about how often to test after exposure to someone with COVID or after symptoms occur. It's not exactly the same as what the CDC says. What's the best way to proceed?

Smoke rises after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea, in this still image obtained by Reuters Tuesday.
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:24

Several days after Ukraine said nine planes were destroyed at a Russian air base in Crimea, nobody has publicly claimed responsibility for it — but speculation abounds.

Friends Nasir Dhillon (left) and Papinder Singh run a YouTube channel, Punjabi Lehar, that tries to heal the wounds of Partition through reuniting loved ones separated when British-ruled India was divided into two countries, India and Pakistan, 75 years ago.
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:55

Two Pakistani friends make videos in which those who lived through India's 1947 Partition describe loved ones they lost at the time. With viewers' help, siblings and others are reunited after decades.

FBI agents document evidence outside a bureau field office in Kenwood, Ohio, on Aug. 11, after an armed man tried to breach the building. He fled and was later killed by law enforcement, authorities said.
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:54

Far-right extremists escalated their violent rhetoric after an FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. An attempted breach of an Ohio FBI office has those tracking extremism worried.

Former President Truimp's Mar-a-Lago resort was searched by the FBI on Monday.
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:54

A federal judge unsealed the warrant and property receipt materials after the Justice Department requested their release.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:33

A judge has unsealed the warrant the FBI used to search the property of former President Donald Trump. The unprecedented search at the Mar-a-Lago resort has been shrouded in mystery.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:33

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Debra Tice. Her son Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist, was detained in Syria and disappeared a decade ago on Sunday.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:33

Lisa Snowden, editor-in-chief of the Baltimore Beat, talks about the return of the Black-led, nonprofit newspaper.

Former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home in Florida was searched by the FBI earlier this week. A federal judge has now unsealed the warrant used for that search.
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 14:52

The search warrant and property receipt from Monday's FBI search of former President Trump's Florida home have been unsealed by a federal judge. Trump said Thursday he encouraged the release.


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