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Federal Judge Hears Arguments on Whether Circuit Clerks Have Right to Redact Voting Records

A federal judge from Texas has given lawyers for conservative watchdog group True the Vote as well as Counsel for the state and the Mississippi Republican Party more time to file paperwork. 

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U.N. Security Council Calls For Humanitarian Cease-Fire In Gaza

The call for a cease-fire follows new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas despite going back and forth over proposals for another temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting.

What Makes This Fight In Gaza Different From The Others?

Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.

On The Eve Of Ramadan's End, Fighting Resumes In Gaza

Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.

Violence Spikes Anew In Iraq, As Islamic State Looks To Expand

Bloodshed is escalating in Baghdad as the militant group known as the Islamic State seeks to expand its territory in Iraq. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to reporter Alice Fordham in Erbil about life under the rule of the radical Islamic group.

With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is An Outlier

A jury gave Courtney Lockhart life in prison in 2010, but a judge sentenced him to death instead. Lockhart has appealed to the state Supreme Court, hoping it will reconsider judicial override rules.
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