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The Federal Reserve targets an inflation rate of 2 percent. Why 2 percent? And how close are we to the target?

Director James Comey said the emails could be pertinent to the probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. It's unclear whether the emails are new or copies of material already reviewed by the FBI.

The Supreme Court will hear Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools on Monday to decide if disabled children prevented from having qualified service animals at school can go directly to federal court.

A study offering the parents of newborns a scan of thousands of the baby's genes raises a big question: Do you want this kind of information on disease risk in your child's permanent record?

Deadspin writer Diana Moskovitz says a zero-tolerance policy in professional sports doesn't help domestic violence victims. In some cases, she says, game suspensions or expulsion makes things worse.

Demonstrators are taking to the streets in Venezuela after election officials suspended an opposition effort to recall President Nicolas Maduro. Hannah Dreier of The Associated Press has the latest.

On Monday, a fight between Florida and Georgia over water rights continues in the courts. The decades-long dispute is over how much water Georgia can take from its rivers.

More than 140 protesters were arrested this past week in North Dakota as part of a standoff over the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes talks about the latest developments.

Halloween movies usually revolve around monsters and vampires. But this year, author and critic Colin Fleming introduces NPR's Rachel Martin to an old horror genre, movies about demonic brains.

Refugees are adjusting to life in Connecticut, where a program pairs them with private citizens who provide support for their resettlement. "I have a chance as much as anybody else," says one refugee.




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