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Birmingham, Ala., has a complicated relationship with racism. Some of the most notable events from the Civil Rights era took place in the city. Now, there's renewed debate about the fate of the city's Confederate monuments.
Legal fights over racial and partisan gerrymandering are intensifying and mathematicians think they can help. Specialists in geometry are training to become expert witnesses in redistricting cases around the country.
Three days after mudslides killed hundreds in Sierra Leone's capital city, government officials are still searching for bodies under the rubble. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with the president's spokesman, Abdulai Bayraytay, about how the West African country is responding to the disaster.
After their failed health care efforts, Republican lawmakers are regrouping for the coming fight this fall to overhaul the entire federal tax code. But President Trump's handling of the racist-fueled violence in Charlottesville shows in stark terms how hard it is to keep the party on the same page.