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Sat, 01 Oct 2016 12:57:00 -0400Hurricane conditions could hit Jamaica and Haiti by Monday, with tropical storm conditions possible by late Sunday, The National Hurricane Center says.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:43:00 -0400Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:12:00 -0400One of the country's most expensive races for local office is in Arizona's Maricopa County where Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a noted opponent of illegal immigration, has the toughest challenge of his career.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 10:08:00 -0400The largest hospital in the rebel-held portion of the northern city, which had already suffered a strike earlier this week, was hit again by at least two barrel bombs Saturday, an aid agency says.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:24:00 -0400Shimon Peres spent his final years as a grandfatherly figure, using social media to urge young Israelis toward his optimistic vision of peace. They liked him — but some were skeptical of his message.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:00:29 -0400The stock market ended the first three quarters of 2016 on a positive note. Rising stock prices typically help an incumbent party in a presidential election year. But October can be a wild month.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:17 -0400Michael Twitty wants credit given to the enslaved African-Americans who were part of Southern cuisine's creation. So he goes to places like Monticello to cook meals slaves would have eaten.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:17 -0400Decades ago, a researcher came up with 28 days as the ideal length of stay for inpatient alcoholism rehab, despite lack of evidence that it worked. That model is now being used for opioid addiction.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:16 -0400After weeks at a standstill, Congress wrapped up all the work it was supposed to do in September in just one day, from a veto override, to reaching a deal to keep government open through December 9th.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400At a time when some people just can't make it to synagogue, rabbis are taking the shofar (the hollowed out ram's horn once used to call Jews together) to the old and the young.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400Putting your foot in your mouth isn't just a political hazard, it can be an occupation. Esquire Editor at Large AJ Jacobs looks at the gaffes of the great and the good.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400In 1962, Richard Trentlage recorded an advertising jingle in his living room that began "I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner..." He was no one-slogan wonder.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400NPR's Tom Goldman speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about women's basketball semifinals, baseball wild-card games and the Ryder Cup in golf.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400Tens of thousands of prisoners across the United States staged a strike to protest working conditions last month. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Beth Schwartzapfel, who has been covering the strikes.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:26:00 -0400For the latest in our "Let's Talk Politics" series NPR's Scott Simon talks to Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz about this election year.