Week In News: Job Numbers, The President's Speech And EPA Regulations

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Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan discusses the disappointing August employment numbers, as well as the President's upcoming jobs speech and more of the week's news with Los Angeles Times Washington columnist Doyle McManus.

Japanese Illustrator Shigeru Mizuki Dies At 93

One of Japan's most beloved illustrators has died. Shigeru Mizuki always loved to draw, but it wasn't until he was in his 40s (after he fought in WWII where he lost his left arm) that he began to publish his most important work.

New York City To Require Sodium Warnings On Restaurant Menus

New York City has implemented a new rule requiring chain restaurants to put sodium warnings on their menus. Menu items that contain lots of salt will be marked with an icon of a salt shaker.

Germany Approves Plans To Support International Coalition Fighting ISIS

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with German Ambassador to the United States, Peter Wittig, about Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to commit troops to the ongoing fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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