Erika Kalberer (left) and her mother, Kris. Their family has been living out of their car. Kris tells her daughter, "I don't think sometimes you know how strong you are." StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps

When Living Out Of A Car, It's Hard To Feel At Home

Kris Kalberer and her family lost their house in 2011. Now they live out of their car. Kris says she feels guilty for not being able to fix this. But her teenage daughter Erika doesn't blame her mom.

Peter Capaldi, left, and Jenna Coleman star as The Doctor and Clara Oswald on the BBC science fiction drama Doctor Who. Ray Burmiston (photographer)/Ali/BBC America hide caption

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TV's New Doctor Who Has An Old Connection To The Series

The BBC will soon air its first Doctor Who episode with Peter Capaldi as the show's hero, The Doctor. Capaldi says the 50-year-old series inspired him to become an actor.

Syrians inspect a site hit by what they said were airstrikes carried out by President Bashar Assad in the Eastern Ghouta area on Aug. 3. Assad's forces continue to besiege the area near Damascus, which is still controlled by rebels. Badra Mamet/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Parallels - World News

A Year Later, Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Gone, But Siege Remains

The Damascus suburb hit by a deadly chemical weapons attack a year ago remains surrounded by Syrian government forces who are still trying to squeeze the rebels out.

Duuuuuuude! Damon Wayans, Jr. and Jake Johnson explore the whimsical fun of petty tyranny in Let's Be Cops. Frank Masi, SMPSP/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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The Whimsical Fun Of Petty Tyranny (Hilarious, Right?)

The buddy comedy Let's Be Cops is atrociously timed, writes NPR's Linda Holmes: Two guys who feel powerless pretend to be police officers and discover that other people's blind obedience is intoxicating.

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., takes questions from the media in April during an appearance in Durham, N.C. Hagan has tried for her first 5 1/2 years in the U.S. Senate to persuade North Carolina voters that being in the middle of the road is a good thing. Gerry Broome/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Politics

Senate Control May Swing On North Carolina's Unpopularity Contest

Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan wants voters to punish her GOP challenger Thom Tillis, the speaker of the state House, for unpopular laws. Tillis wants to aim anger toward the president at Hagan.

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