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The Week In World Series: Kansas City Royals To Face New York Mets

Host Scott Simon talks World Series (that'd be baseball) with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.
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Should We End The Controversial Air Marshal Program?

The air marshal program established after 9/11 is still around and has cost $9 billion. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Congressman John Duncan about whether we should scrap the program.
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In A Tight Spot, Abducted Family Struggled For Freedom — And Hope

Trapped in a car trunk by kidnappers, Janette Fennell and her husband fought to get free — and save their baby, who'd been in the car, too. Now, years later, Fennell tells the story to her grown son.
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Where Does The 'Pull Up Your Pants' School Of Black Politics Come From?

The origins of "respectability politics" are more complicated than you might think.
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Your Money And Your Life: Smart Saving Tools

Almost half of working Americans have saved less than $10,000 for retirement. NPR's Chris Arnold is about to kick off a series to help with saving. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a preview.
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Why Germany's Voice Of Support For Refugees Is Waning

Germany's warm welcome for Syrian refugees is waning. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Stefan Kornelius, foreign editor of the country's largest paper, to discuss why people are blaming Angela Merkel.
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It's That Time Again To Stock Up On Deadly Aussie Spider Venom

Deadly spiders wanted! NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Mike Drinkwater of the Australian Reptile Park about their appeal to volunteers to help catch the deadly Funnel Web spider.
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Why U.S. Engagement In Afghanistan Has Had Mixed Results

President Obama announced that the U.S. will remain in Afghanistan through 2017. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the Afghan ambassador to the United States and a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
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Hunger Drives Refugees Back To Syria

Facing hunger, Syrian refugees in Jordan are forced to return to Syria to find food. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Justin Theroux; Randall Park; 'Bloom County'; 'The Assassin'

Actor Justin Theroux gets spiritual on HBO's The Leftovers. Randall Park steers clear of racist jokes on Fresh Off The Boat. Bloom County returns, 25 years later. Justin Chang reviews The Assassin.

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