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Before Sunday's Beijing Marathon, smog levels were 12 times above what is considered safe for humans. But organizers refused to cancel. Instead, they handed out sponges to clean exposed skin.
With the World Series starts Tuesday: the Giants vs. the Kansas City Royals. Supporting their Giants, San Francisco radio stations banned the Lorde song, "Royals."
Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
Steve Inskeep talks with Morning Edition's own David Greene about his new book Midnight in Siberia, a chronicle of his trip — in third class — across Russia aboard the Trans-Siberian Express.