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Microsoft's Satya Nadella Travels The World Looking For The Next Big Idea 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:13:53 -0400 
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in Mexico last week on a high-profile visit. Now that smartphones and Internet access have become so universal, the next billion-dollar idea could come from anywhere.

Hillary Clinton Proposes Ways To Minimize Gun Violence 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:13:53 -0400 
    After last week's mass shooting at a community college in Oregon, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released a gun-control platform. .

Drought Relief Program Doesn't Extend To Renters In Tulare County, Calif. 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:13:00 -0400 
    Emergency management officials in Tulare County in California's Central Valley field dozens of calls from residents reporting their wells have run dry. Getting help to them has proven challenging.

Drenched, South Carolina Takes Stock Of Flood Damage 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:13:00 -0400 
    South Carolina is dealing with devastating floods after several days of rain. Renee Montagne talks to Sammy Fretwell, an environment reporter with The State newspaper in the capital Columbia.

Meet The Obama Era Kids Who Are About To Be First-Time Voters 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:03:34 -0400 
    We asked young voters to share their earliest political memories, and we heard about praying for George W. Bush, family members losing jobs and fears of terrorism.

Was Kunduz Attack A War Crime? Legal Analysts Say It's Difficult To Prove 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 04:54:00 -0400 
    A medical aid group says U.S. airstrikes on its hospital in Kunduz amount to a war crime. Analysts say an investigation is needed, but diplomatic fallout is more likely than a war crime prosecution.

New Standards Issued For Treatment Of Detainees Along The U.S. Border 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:14:00 -0400 
    The new rules announced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection include how to care for an immigrant's personal belongings, and proper use of restraints.

Obama Set To Visit Roseburg, Ore. 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:08:00 -0400 
    On Friday the president will travel to the town and meet privately with the families of the victims of the shootings at Umpqua Community College.

California Governor Signs Physician-Assisted-Suicide Bill Into Law 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:49:00 -0400 
    California Gov. Jerry Brown: "I do not know what I would do if I were dying in prolonged and excruciating pain."

DuPont CEO Set To Exit This Month 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:32:00 -0400 
    Ellen Kullman says she plans to retire on Oct. 16. DuPont's stock was recently down nearly 40 percent from a peak in March.

Major League Baseball Underdogs To Face-Off In Postseason 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:29:03 -0400 
    NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jonah Keri of Grantland about some of the newcomers in this year's Major League Baseball playoffs, including the Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs.

U.S. General Says Afghan Forces Requested Airstrike At Kunduz Hospital 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:29:00 -0400 
    The top U.S. officer in Iraq, Gen. John Campbell, says the airstrike Saturday was targeting Taliban forces in Kunduz. A hospital nearby was hit, killing 22 people, including three children.

California Governor Signs Landmark Right-To-Die Law 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:06:00 -0400 
    After months of impassioned debate over the ethics of physician-assisted suicide, California will become the fifth state to allow people who are terminally ill to hasten death with lethal drugs.

Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia Will Enter Alcohol Rehab And Miss Post-Season 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:57:00 -0400 
    A day before the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros in the American League wild card game, CC Sabathia announces that he is entering rehab to get the help "needed to treat my disease."

Mispronunciations Aside, Computer Speech Has Come A Long Way 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:27:35 -0400 
    We go back in the NPR archives to find a 30-year-old progress report on the development of computer speech from NPR correspondent Ira Flatow. Things have come along quite a bit since then.
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