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The Kansas City Royals just keep winning. After a 28-year postseason drought, the team is headed to the World Series to face either the St. Louis Cardinals or the San Francisco Giants.
Raj Shah, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, is leading the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. He's in the region and talks to Rachel Martin from Guinea.
ACLU deputy legal director Vanita Gupta will lead the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department. She will likely be nominated for Senate confirmation to hold the job permanently.
Kelly Chapman's MacOlicious started as a food truck, and now it's a brick and mortar eatery — specialties include mac and cheese with lobster or crab and of course bacon.
Mark and Brenda Voss of Missouri built a home in Florida. It's likely their house will end up in court. Two surveyors made a mistake, and the house was built on a lot that doesn't belong to them.
Texas-native Lera Lynn sings about past relationships. But her music moves beyond the one-note storied, country sound. On her latest album, The Avenues, Lynn fuses folk, country, jazz and pop.