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Federal Investigators Recover 'Black Box' From Hoboken Train Crash

Investigators are looking into what happened when a commuter train plowed into the Hoboken Terminal at a high speed Thursday morning. The crash killed one person and injured more than 100.

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New Maps Label Much Of New Orleans Out Of Flood Hazard Area

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The new maps mean flood insurance for these areas is optional. But with half the city at or below sea level and memories of post-Hurricane Katrina flooding, some worry they send the wrong message.

New Maps Label Much Of New Orleans Out Of Flood Hazard Area

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Music Reviews

Bon Iver's Latest Is A Soulful Mix Of Wood And Microchips

22, A Million is a radical — but logical — departure from Justin Vernon's past work. Music critic Will Hermes thinks it's the most compelling record he's heard all year.

Bon Iver's Latest Is A Soulful Mix Of Wood And Microchips

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Matzo ball soup is a classic recipe straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as reflected in this jalapeño-inflected family recipe from chef Pati Jinich. Copyright Ellen Silverman hide caption

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The Salt

For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeño-inflected recipe reflects.

For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

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The main control room the European Space Operation Center (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, is pictured on Friday during the controlled descent of the European Space Agency (ESA) space probe Rosetta onto the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rosetta Crashes Into Comet, Bringing Historic Mission To End

The Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet for two years, sending a stream of images and data back to Earth. Now scientists have ended the mission, and the spacecraft has lost contact with Earth forever.

Mimi Morales recovers in Children's Hospital of Orange Country in late September after surgery for a dental infection she contracted at Children's Dental Group in Anaheim, Calif. She had three permanent teeth, one baby tooth and part of her jawbone removed. Mindy Schauer/Courtesy of The Orange County Register hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Infection Outbreak Shines Light On Water Risks At Dentists Offices

Sometimes going to the dentist can make you sick. It's rare, but nearly two dozen children near Los Angeles have been hospitalized after developing infections traced to contaminated water.

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NPR News Nuggets

NPR News Nuggets: Tom Hanks The Wedding Crasher; Syrian Refugee Saves Ontario Wedding

Here's a roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

2 Couples In Love Attract Attention

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StoryCorps

When The Amish Forgave Her Son For Killing Their Children, It Was 'A Healing Balm'

When Charles Roberts shot and killed five Amish girls in Lancaster, Pa., 10 years ago, his parents were devastated. But the Amish community forgave their son and has since embraced the Robertses.

A Decade After Amish School Shooting, Gunman's Mother Talks Of Forgiveness

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