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Last month, President Trump announced his new strategy on Afghanistan. NPR's Tom Bowman is making his first trip back to Afghanistan since that announcement, and discusses what he's seeing with Mary Louise Kelly.
Senate Republicans are pushing ahead with their effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Democratic Senator Tim Kaine about the measure being pushed by the other side of the aisle.
Mary Louise Kelly talks to Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello, who says that massive aid is needed to avert a humanitarian crisis, following Hurricane Maria. He's worried Congress won't provide enough money to rebuild.
Angola inaugurates its next president and for the first time since 1979 it is not Jose Eduardo dos Santos. The new president is from the same ruling party. What does this mean for one of Africa's leading oil producers famous for deep corruption?