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Study: Chemo Unnecessary In Many Cases Of Early-Stage Breast Cancer

October 2, 2015
Cancer patient Terry Meyer reads a book while receiving chemotherapy treatment on June 21, 2006 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A new study finds that many women with early stage breast cancer don’t benefit from chemotherapy.

Hurricane Joaquin May Miss U.S. But Multiple Weather Systems Pose Concerns

October 2, 2015
LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 02: A bull dozer builds sand berms on the beach in preperation for Hurricane Joaquin on October 2, 2015 in Long Beach, New York. The category 4 storm is currently near the Bahamas and has the potential to make landfall in the Long Island region early next week. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bryan Norcross says even if Joaquin doesn’t make landfall, three weather systems affecting the area could cause problems.

Fishing For Gold After Viral Video Fame

October 2, 2015
Leanne Bergin (left) is helping her brother Michael Bergin (right) manage his viral video fame. (Courtesy of Leanne Bergin)

The video of a Boston-area man’s incredulous and expletive-laden discovery of a sunfish has gone viral. What happens now?

Oregon Mass Shooting, #ShoutYourAbortion Reverberate On Social Media

October 2, 2015

Mike Barry discusses how the shooting is reverberating on social media. He also discusses the “shout your abortion” campaign.

Frenemies Over Syria: How Russia And U.S. Are Coordinating Airstrikes

October 2, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speak to the media after a meeting concerning Syria at the United Nations headquarters in New York on September 30, 2015. Russia's air strikes in Syria targeted opposition forces and not Islamic State jihadists, a US defense official said, contradicting Russian claims. At the United Nations in New York, Secretary of State John Kerry made clear that Washington would have "grave concerns" should Moscow opt to strike targets in areas where IS fighters and Al-Qaeda-linked groups are not operating. AFP PHOTO/Dominick Reuter (Photo credit should read DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia’s military entry into the conflict raises concerns for the U.S., which is leading a coalition that’s also conducting airstrikes.

Mass Shootings By The Numbers

October 2, 2015
People hold candles during a vigil in Roseburg, Oregon on October 1, 2015, for nine people killed and seven others wounded in a shooting at a community college in Oregon. The shooter, identified by U.S. media as Chris Harper Mercer, 26, opened fire in a classroom at Umpqua Community College in rural Roseburg, then moved to other rooms methodically gunning down his victims, witnesses said. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

The Mass Shooting Tracker shows the shooting in Oregon yesterday was the 294th mass shooting in 2015.

Cereal Cafe Sparks Protest

October 2, 2015
A member of staff of the Cereal Killer Cafe helps point out to a customer the range of cereals available, from U.S. favorites to European gluten free organics, at the cafe in Brick Lane, London, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. The Cereal Killer Cafe has drawn both derision and big crowds since it opened nine months ago, offering a cornucopia of flakes, pops and puffs from about 3 pounds ($4.50) a bowl. Now it has attracted the ire of anti-gentrification protesters, who last week surrounded the business with flaming torches and scrawled "scum" on its windows as customers sheltered in the basement. (Alastair Grant/AP)

A cafe in East London that serves cereal for about 2.50 to 6 pounds ($4.50 to $9) a bowl has become a symbol of gentrification.

What’s It Like To Work On SNL

October 2, 2015
Cecily Strong (left) is a current member of Saturday night live, and Laraine Newman (right) was an original cast member. (Stephen Lovekin and Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

“Saturday Night Live” kicks off its 41st season this weekend. We revisit our conversations with Cecily Strong and Laraine Newman.

Fig Growers Hope Fresh Figs Will Help Revive The Industry

October 2, 2015
Over the last couple years, demand for fresh figs has increased due to marketing from the fig industry. (Ezra David Romero/Valley Public Radio)

For many Americans, their only association with figs comes from Fig Newtons. The fig industry is trying to change that.

2016 Candidates React To Oregon Shooting

October 2, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, left, and Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), are among those responding to the shooting in Oregon. (Darren McCollester and Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Reactions broke down along predictable party lines, with calls for and against stronger gun control measures.

Jobs Report: Only 142,000 Jobs Added In September

October 2, 2015

The Labor Department also revised downward the job gains for July and August. The unemployment rate remains at 5.1 percent.

Oregon Town Grieves As Police Search For Motive In Mass Shooting

October 2, 2015
Denizens of Roseburg gather at a candlelight vigil for the victims of a shooting October 1, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon. (Michael Lloyd/Getty Images)

The names of the nine victims have yet to be released, but more details are emerging about the gunman and the investigation.

Music From The Show

October 1, 2015

From Slugabed to Foxygen.

Officials: Gunman Kills 9 At Oregon Community College

October 1, 2015

The shooting happened at Umpqua Community College, a school of about 3,000 students in Roseburg, 180 miles south of Portland.

What It’s Like To Be A UN Interpreter

October 1, 2015
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 30: Secretary of State John Kerry walks into a Security Council meeting on counter terrorism at the United Nations on September 30, 2015 in New York City. The ongoing war in Syria and the refugee crisis it has spawned are playing a backdrop to this years 70th annual General Assembly meeting of global leaders in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Among the most heard and least recognized players at the United Nations General Assembly session were the interpreters.

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