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Preliminary results show Austrian voters have given the right-leaning party of their 31-year-old foreign minister a mandate to form the next government, but not enough to run Austria without partnering with another party.

Sebastian Kurz, who is likely to become the next Austrian chancellor, would be Europe's youngest leader. The popular foreign minister is said to be an avid hiker and windsurfer.

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President Trump made his view of the North American Free Trade Agreement very clear during the presidential election. He called NAFTA "the worst trade deal in ... the history of this country." And Trump blamed NAFTA for the loss of millions of U.S. manufacturing jobs.

His administration is in the midst of renegotiating the free trade deal with Canada and Mexico, and that is making many U.S. farmers and ranchers nervous.

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Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in late September, and nearly all the island is still without power. In remote parts of the island, some communities are just now digging out from the storm's destruction.

The Boom In Political Podcasting

Oct 8, 2017

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How A Justice Stays Fit: 'The RBG Workout'

Oct 8, 2017

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What's Behind The Jump In STD Rates

Oct 8, 2017

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'Ask A Muslim Anything'

Oct 8, 2017

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America is going through a difficult time where people seem more divided than ever. One man, a Lebanese-American and a Muslim, is hoping to change that dynamic one conversation at a time. Anthony Brooks of member station WBUR has our story.

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Shania Twain On Starting Over In 'Now'

Oct 1, 2017

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After a 15-year hiatus, Shania Twain is back.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "LIFE'S ABOUT TO GET GOOD")

SHANIA TWAIN: (Singing) I wasn't just broken. I was shattered.

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Two major rockfalls in California's Yosemite National Park took place this past week. The slides have park officials worried about safety. Valley Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports.

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