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Fusion Marks One Year In News

October 29, 2014
Workers are shown in the Fusion network's warehouse-turned-news hub known as Newsport, in Doral, Fla, Oct. 14, 2013. The English-language television network is targeting millennial Hispanics. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

The TV network, born from the marriage of Univision and ABC, caters to millennials — particularly Latino millennials.

Lava Threatens Homes On Hawaii’s Big Island

October 29, 2014
Lava has pushed through a fence marking a property boundary above the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

Residents of Pahoa Village are evacuating, as smoke billows towards their homes and lava from Kilauea volcano creeps closer.

Reporter Crosses Into Syria To Tell Stories Of Fighters

October 29, 2014
In a screenshot from her CBS News report, Holly Williams is pictured speaking with two prisoners in Syria, who are accused of being ISIS terrorists. (CBS News screenshot)

Holly Williams of CBS discusses some of the people she’s interviewed, including women soldiers on the frontlines.

Shiite Militias In Iraq: Savior Or Menace?

October 29, 2014
Andrew Hoskin tweeted this photo on Oct. 28, 2014, of workers in Baghdad filling a hole left by an ISIS suicide bomber. (Twitter)

Many Baghdad residents see the Shiite militias as saviors, but others worry these brigades of volunteers have grown ominously powerful.

As Election Nears, Republicans Plan For Senate Takeover

October 29, 2014
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd-R) speaks to reporters while flanked by (L-R), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) after attending the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans stand a good chance of winning control of the Senate. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso discusses the party’s policy agenda.

DJ Sessions: ’80s And ’90s Nostalgia And More

October 29, 2014
Pictured is English singer-songwriter Nick Mulvey performing in London in May 2014. His song "Juramidam" is featured on this week's DJ Sessions. (villunderlondon/Flickr)

KCRW’s Aaron Byrd shares a playlist of new music from Irene Diaz, Buscabulla, Marian Hill, Nick Mulvey and Julio Bashmore.

Hidden Camera Video Shows Street Harassment Of Women In NYC

October 29, 2014
Screenshot from video showing street harassment in New York City. (Screenshot from YouTube)

What do you think of the video? Does it surprise you? Does it hit home for you? Let us know in the comments.

On Superstorm Sandy Anniversary, Red Cross Under Scrutiny

October 29, 2014
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, a former Red Cross official says, as many as 40 percent of the organization's emergency vehicles were assigned for public relations purposes. This photo, which shows one of the trucks in Long Island, N.Y., in January 2013, is one example of the many publicity photos taken by the Red Cross. (Les Stone/American Red Cross)

An investigation by NPR and ProPublica has uncovered serious problems with the charity’s response to the storm.

FTC Sues AT&T Over Unlimited Data Plans

October 29, 2014
A man uses a cell phone as he walks past an AT&T store in New York, July 11, 2013. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

The Federal Trade Commission argues the telecom giant cut internet speeds for customers who were using too much data.

How Far Have We Come Since The Financial Crisis?

October 29, 2014
Michael Lewis, a financial journalist and author, is pictured at George Washington University on April 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Or are we already going backwards? We ask Michael Lewis, author of books including “Flash Boys” and “Liar’s Poker.”

ISIS Uses Hostage As Part Of Propaganda Effort

October 29, 2014
John Cantlie, a British hostage of the Islamic State, is pictured in a propaganda video depicting him as a war correspondent forecasting that the town will fall to ISIS, despite U.S. airstrikes. (YouTube screenshot)

The video shows British hostage John Cantlie acting as a war correspondent forecasting the fall of the town to militants, despite U.S. airstrikes.

Fed Keeps Rate At Record Low, Ends Bond Buying

October 29, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is pictured testifying before the House Financial Services Committee on July 16, 2014. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

As expected, the Federal Reserve is ending a bond purchase program that was intended to keep long-term rates low.

Music From The Show

October 28, 2014

From Thurston Moore to araabMUZIK.

Cooking With The Fruit Of Fall

October 28, 2014
Go beyond the apple this winter: try cooking with figs, persimmons and pears. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

Apples are abundant, but so are pears, pomegranates, persimmons and figs. Our resident chef shares six recipes.

Boko Haram Abducts More Nigerian School Girls

October 28, 2014
People demonstrate calling on the Nigerian government to rescue girls taken from a secondary school in Chibok region, in the city of Abuja, Nigeria . Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes by announcing Islamic extremists have agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word about 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months. Officials had said talks with Nigeria's Islamic extremist rebels would resume in neighboring Chad this week, but there was no confirmation that negotiations had resumed by Wednesday. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga File)

Thirty more Nigerian girls have reportedly been abducted by the Islamist group, despite negotiations and a reported ceasefire.

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