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An assembly of Roman Catholic bishops calls for the church to welcome gays, unmarried couples and those who have divorced. Steve Inskeep talks to Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter.
The Day of the Dead holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin America countries is now the subject of a 3-D animated movie produced by filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro.
Global oil prices have fallen to a 4-year low, confirming hopes and fears, depending on if you're a gasoline consumer or an oilman, that abundant U.S. crude is messing with the world's energy order.
To find out what's going on with the economy, Rachel Martin talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal.
News site Vocativ.com analyzed more than 600 presidential speeches. In general, it says the earliest speeches were written at PhD levels, and that language has become less sophisticated over time.
Students want to cash in on that growing job market. Those high paying jobs are also attracting petroleum engineering professors. So there are fewer professors to teach ballooning classes.