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September Job Numbers, Biden's Marijuana Pardons, Fighting Student Loan Fraud

The gap between jobseekers and job openings is closing. People busted by the Feds for simple marijuana possession get a pardon. And the White House cracks down on student debt relief scams.

September Job Numbers, Biden's Marijuana Pardons, Fighting Student Loan Fraud

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OPEC and the WTO, Ukraine's Gains in the East, New NPR/Marist Poll

The WTO predicts a sharp slowdown in global trade. Ukrainian forces are taking back territory that had been captured by Russia. And a new NPR/Marist poll shows President Biden's approval rating is up.

OPEC and the WTO, Ukraine's Gains in the East, New NPR/Marist Poll

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Mar-a-Lago Documents and the Supreme Court, OPEC Price Hike, US Balancing Act in Iran

The fight over Mar-a-Lago documents goes to the Supreme Court. OPEC wants to boost oil prices. And the U.S. tries to support Iranian protesters while striking a nuclear deal with their government.

Mar-a-Lago Documents and the Supreme Court, OPEC Price Hike, US Balancing Act in Iran

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Oath Keepers on Trial, Putin's Nuclear Option, North Korea Missile Test

Testimony begins in the seditious conspiracy trial against the Oath Keepers, Would Putin take the risk of using nuclear weapons in Ukraine? And North Korea provokes its neighbors with a ballistic missile test.

Oath Keepers on Trial, Putin's Nuclear Option, North Korea Missile Test

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Florida Evacuations After Ian, Brazil Elections Update, Supreme Court Term Preview

Officials were slow to issue mandatory evacuation orders as Hurricane Ian loomed over Florida. Brazil's presidential election goes to a runoff later this month after President Jair Bolsonaro faired better than expected in the first round. And the US Supreme Court begins a new term today.

Florida Evacuations After Ian, Brazil Elections Update, Supreme Court Term Preview

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'A Place Called Home'

David Ambroz doesn't remember a time before he was homeless. He, his mother and two siblings spent much of his childhood surviving on the streets of New York City. As a teenager he entered the world of state custody, which came with its own uncertainty. In Ambroz's memoir "A Place Called Home" he tells a vivid story of hunger, welfare, his mother's mental illness and abuse, and how he overcame all of that to build a new life.

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Recovery After Ian, Third Quarter Losses, Student Debt Forgiveness Plan Challenged

Floridians face a hard recovery after Hurricane Ian tore through the state. Inflation and the war in Ukraine have financial markets reeling. Several Republican-led states sue in an effort to stop President Biden's student debt forgiveness plan.

Recovery After Ian, Third Quarter Losses, Student Debt Forgiveness Plan Challenged

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Hurricane Ian Aftermath, Russia Begins Annexation, Brazilian Presidential Election

More than 700 people needed to be rescued after Hurricane Ian tore across Florida. We hear from some of them. Russia moves to annex four occupied areas of Ukraine. And threats of violence hang over Brazil's upcoming presidential election.

Hurricane Ian Aftermath, Russia Begins Annexation, Brazilian Presidential Election

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Hurricane Ian, Baltic Pipeline Leaks, UK Economic Turmoil

Hurricane Ian roared ashore in Southwest Florida bringing historic flooding and winds more than 140mph. Some European leaders are blaming Russia for explosions that damaged two gas pipelines in the Baltic sea. And the Bank of England steps in to prevent economic turmoil in the UK.

Hurricane Ian, Baltic Pipeline Leaks, UK Economic Turmoil

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Hurricane Ian In Florida, Suspicious Nord Stream Leaks, Biden's Plan To Fight Hunger

Hurricane Ian is making its presence known on Florida's Gulf Coast after knocking out power all over Cuba. Two and a half million people are under evacuation orders across the state. There are a lot of questions about leaks at two offshore pipelines that transport Russian gas to Europe. Several nations have called the leaks suspicious and point the finger at Moscow. And what's the Biden administration's plan to get Americans better access to healthy food?

Hurricane Ian In Florida, Suspicious Nord Stream Leaks, Biden's Plan To Fight Hunger

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