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Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona, a co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus, weighs in on Rep. Paul Ryan's decision to run for House Speaker if all factions of the party agree to support him. The group met with Ryan Tuesday night.

This week, legendary baseball writer Tom Gage was picked up by Sporting News. As NPR reported in July, the Baseball Hall of Fame reporter was out of a job after 36 years covering the Detroit Tigers. Now, he'll be covering the World Series to finish out his Hall of Fame season.

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy — a veteran with more than 30 years of policing experience in New York City, Newark and Chicago — says locking up minor drug offenders using mandatory sentencing makes America less safe.

Investor Jack Bogle is leading a populist revolution on Wall Street. He wants everyday Americans to make a lot more money in the stock market and give less of their returns away to financial firms.

When is a German beer not actually German? When it's brewed in St. Louis by Anheuser-Busch. A settlement was approved Tuesday in a class-action lawsuit over Beck's packaging.

Fewer than 2,000 Syrian refugees have been allowed to come to the U.S. The Al-Awad family in Toledo, Ohio, is among them. Local groups are helping them adjust to their new life in the U.S.

Napa State Hospital in California added safeguards to protect workers after a psychiatric technician was murdered in 2010. But violence remains a part of daily life at the facility.

Kids in America's schools are eating more local food, although it makes up only a small part of the average meal. Advocates say local food doesn't have to cost more, but buying it does take more time.

It's been a year since thousands of unaccompanied minors surged into the U.S. In the schools of Oakland, Calif., such children were seen not as a burden but as a challenge.

Faced with delays, hundreds of people are being forced to camp outdoors along the route that they hope ends in Austria, Germany and other European Union nations.




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