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Suburban High School Says Farewell To Football

In St. Louis, a school district has disbanded its football team, citing injuries and waning demand for the sport.
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Doctors Without Borders: Kunduz Airstrike Was 'War Crime'

A hospital was hit while U.S. forces were conducting an airstrike in the Afghan city; the aid group says 22 people were killed. NATO has said that it will conduct an investigation into the attack.
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'A Shocking Development' In The Long Struggle To Hold On To Kunduz

The U.S. and NATO have spent years in Kunduz, Afghanistan, building communities to keep insurgents out. Two who were there 12 years ago describe how it felt this week when the Taliban retook the city.
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As Chaffetz Jumps In, Race For House Speaker Turns Competitive

Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he's a better choice for the job than Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
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Flotsam In Area Where Cargo Ship Went Missing, Coast Guard Says

Authorities lost contact with the El Faro, a 790-foot cargo vessel, after it sent an satellite distress message amid hurricane-force winds and waves in the Bahamas.
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S.C. Gov.: Flooding At 1,000-Year Level; At Least 5 Dead

A powerful rainstorm continues to soak South Carolina. In the state's capital Columbia, rescue operations will continue through at least Monday.
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Good Gourd! What's With All The Weird-Looking Squash?

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.
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Cases To Watch As Supreme Court Resumes Session

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.
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Oregon Community Grapples With Aftermath Of College Shooting

The community of Roseburg, Ore., struggles to come to terms with the mass shooting that killed nine last week, and police continue to investigate what motivated the shooter.
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Revisiting The Political Challenge Of Gun Control

The recent shooting in Oregon prompted the president to again call for action on gun control. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin on the uphill battle to pass new legislation.

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