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Turkey says it will allow passage for Iraqi Kurdish fighters seeking to join Syrian Kurds battling the Islamic State. This comes after the United States dropped supplies to combatants in the border town of Kobani.
Alan Cheuse reviews Lila, a new novel from Marilynne Robinson that is a prequel to her earlier books and has been shortlisted for the National Book Award.
The Kansas City Royals are the surprise team in the World Series, which reminded NPR's Brian Naylor of the series he attended 45 years ago, when the Miracle New York Mets upset the favored Baltimore Orioles.
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Joel Beckerman is a composer who specializes in sonic branding. His new book is called The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel, and Buy.
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When Tunisia's young people protested in 2011, they had one key demand: jobs. Now, despite new political leadership, that demand remains unmet — even in tech, the sector that offers the most promise.
Many in the city are worried about its future, and there's speculation there will be a "mass migration" should violence erupt again. But some residents remain committed to the city.