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Gillibrand In first Trip To Iowa: Trump Is 'Corrupting The Soul Of This Country'

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made her first trip to Iowa after announcing she’s considering a run for president in 2020, which included a speech at the state’s Women’s March Bitter cold temperatures and an overnight snow storm moved Iowa’s Women’s March indoors at the state Capitol. Sen. Gillibrand told those gathered that President Trump has inspired a lot of hate and division. “It’s corrupting the soul of this country,” Gillibrand told those gathered in the Iowa Capitol...

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For as long as he can remember, Tommy Tomlinson has understood his identity as inseparable from his body.

An unearthed archive of eyewitness accounts from the Warsaw ghetto forms the basis of a new Holocaust documentary Who Will Write Our History? NPR's Melissa Block interviews filmmaker Roberta Grossman.

Dani Shapiro found out through a genealogy website that the man who raised her was not her biological father. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Shapiro about her book.

As the partial government shutdown drags on, more people, organizations and entire state governments are feeling the pain. The trickle-down in places like Texas blossoms as the shutdown continues.

New York Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik is deeply worried about her party.

"We are facing a crisis level of Republican women in Congress," Stefanik said on Thursday, noting that there are only 13 Republican women in the U.S. House, down from 23 last session.

Stefanik stepped down as House Republicans' recruitment head last month. But with a new group she's launching, dedicated to boosting women candidates, she still has top Republicans' full attention.

A major winter storm is disrupting transportation routes in parts of New England and the Midwest, after bringing snow and freezing rain to the areas.

Pray With The Pope, From Your iPhone

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"Click to pray" are not words you'd expect to come out of the pope's mouth.

But that's what onlookers heard during the traditional Sunday address from Pope Francis, as he introduced ClickToPray, an app for communal prayer aimed at young people.

Updated at 3:00 p.m. ET

A crowd of students surrounds the Native American man, laughing and filming on cell phones. One boy, wearing a red Make America Great Again hat, stands just inches away from the man's drum, staring at him with a wide smile.

Nathan Phillips, an Omaha elder participating in the Indigenous Peoples March, keeps drumming and singing.

Southern West Virginia is a playground for hikers, cyclists and rock climbers, but in the heart of that lush landscape rests the site of what many consider the worst industrial disaster in American history.

Today, from a picturesque overlook on the mountain above, tourists can see the gate of the Hawks Nest Tunnel, located on the New River in Gauley Bridge. There, water rushes through 16,240 feet of steel and rock.

Several parts of the federal government have been shut down for about a month now, and cybersecurity professionals say government websites are becoming more vulnerable to security breaches each day the shutdown lasts.

Visitors to manufacturing.gov, for instance, are finding that the site has become unusable — its information about the manufacturing sector is no longer accessible. Instead, it features this message at the top of the homepage:

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Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo

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Episode 10: What Now? Alyssa Milano Reflects on #MeToo One Year Later

On October 15 2017, actress Alyssa Milano typed a tweet asking women to reply #MeToo if they'd been sexually harrassed or assualted. The next morning, she woke up to 55,000 responses. During this episode of Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo , Alyssa talks about what she thinks has been accomplished by #MeToo in the last year.

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Featured Release This Week From My Brightest Diamond + Tracks Top 30 Playlist

My Brightest Diamond is the project of Arkansas-born Shara Nova (Shara Worden until her 2016 divorce). The songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist began performing and recording in the late 1990's while attending college in Denton, Texas. A few years later she started using the name My Brightest Diamond, and began releasing albums and EPs with that band name. The latest is A Million And One , with Nova taking her band in a more electronic direction, with her techno-pop tunes intended...

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Through short interviews, your host, Jacqueline Halbloom highlights the efforts and activities of non-profit arts and culture organizations throughout Iowa.