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Hurricane Patricia caused less damage than expected, but Mexico is preparing for flooding after the historic storm. We'll have the latest.

It's been a whirlwind week in politics — Hillary Clinton testified at the Benghazi hearings and there might be a new Speaker in the House. Scott Simon talks with NPR politics editor Ron Elving.

An entire marketplace exists on the Internet for tuners, devices that help drivers crank up the power on vehicles and then hide the evidence. We visit a local diesel shop to see how it works.

Hurricane Patricia's record-breaking winds come as a powerful El Niño heats the Pacific Ocean. But researchers say that's not enough to blame climate change for the storm's rapid strengthening.

A 2008 law requires all U.S. railroads to install a new safety system that monitors and regulates train speed. Unless there's an extension, railroads say they'll shut down rather than pay fines.

The war of words is at a fevered pitch between Israeli and Palestinians. Each side accuses the other of spreading false stories to turn up the heat.

CEOs have it easy when it comes to hiring and firing. Presidents get Air Force One.

Rep. Adam Schiff reacts to Hillary Clinton's testimony before a House committee investigating the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.

Secretary of State John Kerry is tackling two seemingly intractable conflicts on his current diplomatic tour: the latest violence between Israelis and Palestinians, and Syria's civil war.

Ed Walker, host of "The Big Broadcast" one of the longest running programs in radio, is retiring. His final show airs Sunday on WAMU in Washington, D.C.




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