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I want to bring in another voice here. It's someone who worked for President Trump fighting ISIS. Brett McGurk was U.S. special envoy for the coalition to defeat ISIS. That's until he resigned last year after Trump announced a troop withdrawal from Syria. Thanks for being here this morning.

BRETT MCGURK: David, great to be here.

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President Trump offered an almost cinematic description of the U.S. military raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Here's Trump yesterday explaining how all of this unfolded in the White House Situation Room.

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. So you're at Game 5 of the World Series. A Houston Astros player hits a home run...

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JOE BUCK: That is hit into left center field, back at the wall. It is gone.

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Dave Chappelle grew up near Washington, D.C. So when he received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, it was a family affair.

Chappelle's wife and kids were there. A selection of his favorite musicians — people like Yasiin Bey, Common, Erykah Badu, Q-Tip, Frederic Yonnet and John Legend — performed throughout the evening. And his fellow comedians talked about him like he was kin.

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Turns out tourists are not visiting America like they used to, especially those from China. NPR's Alina Selyukh explores why.

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When the first cases of vaping-related lung injuries came to the attention of scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this summer, they knew this was a potential curveball.

Disease detectives, more accustomed to stopping food-borne illnesses or tracking the annual influenza cycle, realized that they'd need a unique approach to take on a health crisis that has so far sickened 1,604 and killed 34.

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California Wildfires Update

Oct 25, 2019

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The Man In Black Could've Worn Blue

Oct 25, 2019

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Good morning. I'm David Greene.

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JOHNNY CASH: (Singing) Well, you wonder why I always dress in black.

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