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How Fruit Became So Sugary

Oct 7, 2018

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Nicole Chung was born into a Korean immigrant family and then adopted by a white couple when she was an infant. Her parents always described her adoption as a kind of divine providence.

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And we're joined now by NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg to talk about what she expects to see from Justice Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court in the months ahead. Hi, Nina.

NINA TOTENBERG, BYLINE: Hi, Lulu.

Navy Ends Combat Camera Units

Oct 7, 2018

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For thousands of Indonesians traumatized by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Sulawesi island city of Palu, there are signs of recovery. International aid has begun arriving, power has been restored, and banks are re-opening. Long lines at gas stations have thinned.

But more than a week after the Sept. 28 dual disasters, the death toll continues to steadily rise. Indonesia's disaster management officials put the number of dead at 1,763, and their excavation has been slow, especially in areas where the quake buried whole blocks of houses.

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Democratic Midterm Strategy And Kavanaugh

Oct 7, 2018

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And for a view from the Democrats, we're joined now from California by Charles Chamberlain, executive director of the liberal PAC Democracy for America. Welcome to the program.

CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN: Thanks for having me.

GOP Midterm Strategy And Kavanaugh

Oct 7, 2018

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Calling For Missed Connections

Oct 7, 2018

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And now we're asking for your help. There are times when we can connect with someone surprisingly deeply and never see them again. Our ongoing series Missed Connections is about those relationships.

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