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President Trump took the stage this morning to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York with an "America first" message and some tough words for North Korea.

The president has harsh words for North Korea's leader, whom he refers to as "Rocket Man." He also calls the Iran deal "an embarrassment to the United States."

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talked to Mélisande Short-Colomb, whose family was once enslaved by Georgetown University. Now, at 63, Short-Colomb has enrolled as a freshman there.

The dollar is down nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year. That's bad news if you're a tourist traveling to Europe but great news if your U.S. company sells goods overseas.

Over 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in just the past three weeks. Aid agencies and the Bangladesh government are struggling to cope.

Atlanta, Denver and other cities are making their cases for the online giant to locate its second headquarters in their area. At stake: up to 50,000 well-paying jobs and billions in investments.

The federal government has cut advertising for the Affordable Care Act's enrollment period by 90 percent. So insurer Oscar Health has started its own campaign in New York and five other states.

Hillary Clinton tells Fresh Air the mechanism for such a challenge does not exist in the U.S., "and usually we don't need it." She also says she is "optimistic about our country, but I am not naïve."

It's a great tale of Cold War intrigue that includes eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, a CIA covert operation and a Soviet sub with nuclear missiles that sank to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

Three months after ISIS was pushed out of Mosul, the eastern half of the Iraqi city is bustling and growing. But the badly damaged western half is in ruins, and its residents are angry and resentful.

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