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Waiting to Rebuild
When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan one year ago, many Afghans fled. But some stayed, and even celebrated. Morning Edition visits former Taliban fighters in a rural Afghan valley. While residents are grateful for peace, they're also waiting for the de-facto government to rebuild.

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Morning Edition
Waiting to Rebuild
When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan one year ago, many Afghans fled. But some stayed, and even celebrated. Morning Edition visits former Taliban fighters in a rural Afghan valley. While residents are grateful for peace, they're also waiting for the de-facto government to rebuild.
9:00 am – 10:00 am
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One Year After Taliban Takeover, Bay Area Afghans Reflect on the Humanitarian Crisis and the Struggle to Resettle
It’s been a year since the United States’ chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, leaving the Taliban in full control of the country. Thousands of refugees fled the country in fear of the new regime, many ending up in the Bay Area, one of the largest Afghan communities in the U.S. In this hour, we’ll hear from local Afghans about how evacuees are dealing with challenges like the housing crisis and uncertainty over immigration status. We’ll also get an update on the growing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, which is facing widespread hunger and poverty and a Taliban crackdown on women’s rights.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Serena Williams’ Legacy, On and Off the Court
“This is it, the end of a story that started in Compton, California, with a little Black girl who just wanted to play tennis,” said Serena Williams in her retirement announcement in Vogue magazine. For nearly three decades, Williams has dominated and transformed the sport of tennis. Williams won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, 14 major championships in doubles with her sister, Venus, and four Olympic gold medals. Considered by many to be the GOAT, or greatest of all time, Williams has been an inspiration to a generation of tennis players, and her career has had special resonance for Black women, on and off the court. We’ll talk about her legacy and we want to hear from you: What has Serena Williams meant to you?
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Here & Now
What’s Next for Liz Cheney?
If the polls are correct, Liz Cheney could lose her Wyoming congressional primary on Tuesday – in a landslide. But would she challenge Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024? Here & Now hears from Wyoming voters.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
All Things Considered
Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Every weekday, the program presents two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features. A one-hour edition of the program is produced on the weekend.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The World
Destroying, Promoting Bamiyan
The Taliban blew up ancient Buddha statues carved into a mountainside in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, in 2001. Then they subjugated and abused the people living there. Now, the Taliban want to turn Bamiyan into a tourist destination.
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