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A Nation Engaged

Which Way Florida Goes Hinges On Puerto Rican Voters

Winning Florida's electoral votes this November could come down to winning the favor of a newly potent bloc: Puerto Ricans in and around Orlando.

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Is Venezuela Having A Health Care Crisis? It Depends On Whom You Ask

The government says everything is fine. But doctors and patients tell a different story, citing a lack of the most basic medicines and supplies.

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Balancing Safety And Celebration On The Streets Of France

NPR's Scott Simon celebrated Bastille Day in France with his family. Even before he learned of the attack in Nice, he struggled to balance the joy of the festivities with the undercurrent of fear.

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Balancing Safety And Celebration On The Streets Of France

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Which Way Florida Goes Hinges On Puerto Rican Voters

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Is Venezuela Having A Health Care Crisis? It Depends On Whom You Ask

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