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Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, Craig Fehrman

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Historian Craig Fehrman says yes; his book Author in Chief reveals little-known and unknown stories of presidents and their writing. Fehrman's pick for a good read: Calvin Coolidge's memoir.

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The remarks, shared widely on social media this week, have sparked discussion about the former New York City mayor's past support of stop-and-frisk policies, which targeted minority neighborhoods.

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Of the 109 who were injured, 76 have returned to duty. But 21 service members who were taken from Iraq to Germany for medical care have now been brought to the U.S.

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In a move that could have consequences for a counterinsurgency against Islamist extremists, President Rodrigo Duterte says Manila will unilaterally scrap the deal that lets U.S. forces train there.

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Jeff Brady/NPR

Some Democratic presidential candidates want to ban fracking to help address climate change. That attracts young people, but may alienate swing voters in key oil and gas states like Pennsylvania.

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Dion MBD for NPR

About 95% of American public schools have adopted some form of active shooter drills. But there's little proof they're effective — and there's growing concern they can traumatize children.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the favorite, as progressives seem to be coalescing around him and moderates are split among several candidates.

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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP

In November, Coloradans are set to vote on whether to return wolves to the state. The ballot initiative may be the first time voters in any state could force reintroduction of an endangered species.

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