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At Least 19 People Killed In Attack On Kabul University

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| Gunmen stormed the campus where a book fair had drawn senior Afghan and Iranian officials, though it wasn't immediately clear whether the group was the intended target of the attack.

After A Bitter Election, Can Americans Find A Way To Heal Their Divides?


NPR's All Things Considered has spent weeks asking experts how the nation can move forward after a bitter election. They say healing is possible, but people have to be willing to try.

Good News: You Can Sleep For One More Hour Tonight


Most of the country will "fall back" during Sunday's wee hours. Many sleep researchers say daylight saving time does more harm than good.

U.S. Adds Almost 100,000 New Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day As Colder Weather Sets In


The surge is particularly acute in the Midwest and Great Plains. Health experts say the increase is being driven in large part by people who don't exhibit any symptoms.

U.S. Special Operations Forces Rescue American Hostage In Nigeria


President Trump celebrated the mission at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, saying "we got our young man back."

New Zealand Supports The Right To Die, But Rejects The Right To Get High


The country voted to allow assisted dying for the terminally ill but no to legalizing marijuana. Two separate referendums were held along with the general election won Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Cruise Lines Can Sail Again From The U.S., But It's Not Clear How Soon


The federal government has given the go-ahead for cruise ships to sail from ports in the United States. Officials stopped cruise lines in March as the coronavirus pandemic ramped up.

Louisville Police Officer Files Lawsuit Against Boyfriend Of Breonna Taylor


Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly says Kenneth Walker committed battery, assault, and intentional emotional distress. Walker filed a civil lawsuit against the city and the police department last month.

Connecticut Won't Retry Kennedy Cousin In Martha Moxley Murder Case


Michael Skakel was previously accused of bludgeoning to death his 15-year-old neighbor. The prosecutor's office said many of the potential prosecution witnesses for the 1975 murder case have died.