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Joaquin, Churning Toward Bermuda, Causes Massive Floods In U.S. 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:26:00 -0400 
    The major hurricane is likely to reach the Atlantic island by about midnight. Meanwhile, it is fueling heavy rain and "catastrophic flooding" in South Carolina.

Cases To Watch As Supreme Court Resumes Session 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:14:00 -0400 
    Nina Totenberg speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about what to expect from the new session of the Supreme Court, which begins each year on the first Monday in October.

Good Gourd! What's With All The Weird-Looking Squash? 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:14:00 -0400 
    Cinderella pumpkins just don't cut it for fall decor anymore. Squash and gourds come in all sorts of colors and sizes — and as far as consumers are concerned, the stranger, the better.

Got A Personal Finance Question? Don't Miss The Bus 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 06:47:00 -0400 
    Marsha Barnes isn't a typical finance coach. To get advice to those who need it most, she has taken her tips to the streets — literally, in a 1988 bus. "Wherever I'm needed, I'm there," she says.

An Ex-Lawman On A Lonely Mission: Bringing The Police To Justice 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 06:08:00 -0400 
    If you called him obsessive, former Utah Sheriff "Dub" Lawrence wouldn't disagree. For decades, he's been chipping away at cold cases — and his biggest challenge: what he sees as police impunity.

Finding A New Self When Your Brain Betrays You 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 20:03:43 -0400 
    As his Alzheimer's disease advances, Greg O'Brien finds his personality shifting, too. "I know I can't go back to who I was before," he says. "I've got to learn to live with the new me.

A Hunter On Gun Control: 'We Want Something To Change' 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 18:07:00 -0400 
    After the mass shooting in Oregon, President Obama called on gun owners to ask whether the National Rifle Association represents their positions. Hunter Lily Raff says the answer for her is no.

The Week In Politics: Bush, Trump And Rubio Trade Jabs 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:34:12 -0400 
    With just four months until the Iowa caucuses, the rhetoric among three GOP candidates has turned sharper. This week, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio honed attacks on each other.

Sheriff: Gunman Who Killed 9 In Oregon Commited Suicide 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:34:12 -0400 
    The shooter at Oregon's Umpqua Community College apparently died of a self-inflicted wound. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Amelia Templeton of Oregon Public Broadcasting about the latest details.

Strike On Kunduz Clinic May Tip Afghan Public Opinion Against U.S. 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:34:00 -0400 
    Airstrikes on a clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz have killed patients and staffers from Doctors Without Borders.

Does Media Coverage Influence Mass Shooters? 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:34:00 -0400 
    Should the media — and the nation-- change the way we talk about mass shootings? NPR's Michel Martin asks in the Barbershop, with Political Junkie host Ken Rudin, The Root writer Danielle Belton, and NPR's Ammad Omar.

Mark Bittman Is Stepping Down, But He Still Has More To Say About Food 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:34:00 -0400 
    One of the most influential food writers in recent years is leaving his job at The New York Times — to join a California food startup. "This is a calling, in a way," he says.

Oregon Shooter's Death Was Suicide, Authorities Say 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 15:49:58 -0400 
    The local sheriff, speaking at an afternoon news conference, also said that authorities had recovered yet another gun from the shooter's residence, bringing to 14 the number of weapons linked to him.

For Environmentalists, Mines Near Wilderness Are Too Close For Comfort 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:03:38 -0400 
    A couple is spending 365 days in the nation's most visited wilderness area to raise awareness of a sulfide-ore mining plan they say will put the watershed ecosystem in danger. Some locals disagree.

Amid Societal Shifts, What Will New Mormon Leader Appointments Mean? 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 10:45:00 -0400 
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will announce three new top leaders. Scholar Matthew Bowman discusses what the change could mean at a time when social issues challenge the faith.
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Joaquin, Churning Toward Bermuda, Causes Massive Floods In U.S.  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:26:00 -0400
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