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Election Security Boss: Threats To 2020 Are Now Broader, More Diverse

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2020/01/21/_dsc2710-edit3_wide-1075f5e4b7d8cb976916332279786569d8b629ba.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Intelligence Community Threats Executive Shelby Pierson told NPR that more nations may attempt more types of interference in the United States. “This isn’t a Russia-only problem,” she said.’/>

In an exclusive interview with NPR, election threats executive Shelby Pierson says more nations may attempt more types of interference in the U.S.

Northwest Salmon In Peril, And Efforts To Save Them Scale Up

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2020/01/17/img_3302_wide-da710b614ce8a81cef3c37831db931f822f9ae4c.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Jeremy Sabus has fished and guided on the some of the Northwest’s most iconic trout streams for more than two decades.’/>

With Pacific Northwest salmon and steelhead on the brink of extinction, there are new efforts being brokered to save the famed fish.

(Image credit: Kirk Siegler/NPR)

Supreme Court Considers Religious Schools Case

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2020/01/21/kendra-espinoza-049_wide-4631101b82baf0def0f7e6c7146a0585d3ecac51.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Kendra Espinoza, the lead plaintiff in the case, has two daughters attending the Stillwater Christian School in Kalispell, Mont. She is an office manager and staff accountant, who works extra jobs in order to pay for her children’s tuition.’/>

For the first time, the high court will rule on “no-aid” state constitutional provisions that conservative religious groups and school-choice advocates have long sought to invalidate.

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