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A lone gunman opened fire Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, police say. Police fired on the alleged shooter, who is now in police custody. The attack left one TSA officer dead and at least seven people needing medical treatment (including the shooter), officials said. The shooting forced the evacuation of a terminal and more than 45 flights into and out of LAX have been cancelled.

The Kalenjin people dominate the world of long-distance running, and it seems there's no one secret. Their body structure, their training regimen and traditions that teach them to stoically withstand pain all appear to contribute to their incredible success.

Friday marked one month since the health care exchange marketplace opened. It's unclear how many people have actually enrolled in insurance, how much more the contractors who bungled the software will get paid and whether consumers will be satisfied with the plans they get.

The Boston Red Sox win the World Series and basketball bad boy Allen Iverson officially retires. The Barbershop guys weigh in on sports news and the other big stories of the week.

Tell Me More host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar update law and order stories from New York, Alabama, and Georgia, and they share some listener love for poet Nikki Giovanni.

With the holidays coming up, is your mind on the menu yet? Well, Rabbi Eli Glaser says that eating well is more than just a health concern for Jews, it's a matter of faith. He talks to host Michel Martin about his non-profit group, Soveya which helps Jewish people tackle issues of obesity and weight loss.

The hiss of a steam wand, a rumbling coffee grinder, back-to-work beeping and the blending of a frappuccino — audio cornerstones of a coffeemaker's job.

The value of a brand doesn't include anything physical. It's just the name of the company — and all of the customer loyalty attached to that name.

Rami Aizic knew he wanted kids. But as a gay man, he was not going to meet the girl of his dreams. Robin Share wanted a child but hadn't met Mr. Right. Then the two found each other, and 14 years later, they have no regrets.

The wait to gain entry to adult English language classes can be long. Once you're in, balancing class with family and job obligations can be a challenge. But many immigrants are determined. Ana Perez says she tries to never miss a class: "A day of studying is sacred for me."

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