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Hurricane Ian left debris in Punta Gorda, Fla., after it made landfall. Storms like Ian are more likely because of climate change. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Climate change makes storms like Ian more common

Abnormally hot water in the Gulf of Mexico helped Hurricane Ian gain strength. Rapidly intensifying major hurricanes are more likely as the Earth gets hotter.

A Rolls Royce swept into the mangroves in Bonita Springs, south of Cape Coral, on Sept. 30, 2022. Scott Neuman/NPR hide caption

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In the wake of Hurricane Ian's destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces

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Family members of Tony Hughes, one of the 11 victims found at a serial killer's apartment, comfort each other during a remembrance vigil held at Junea Park in Milwaukee in 1991. Bill Waugh/AP Photo hide caption

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Opinion: Remember the victims, not the killer

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Jacques Pépin, pictured in his home in Connecticut in August, has a new book called Art of the Chicken. Carlin Stiehl for The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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America's most famous French chef on the 'Art of the Chicken' and a life well lived

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Yurii Skubin, 65, shows pieces of spent ammunition collected in a vacant lot in Tavriiske, a village just a few miles from Russian-occupied areas in Zaporizhzhia. The annexation, largely dismissed by the international community as a sham, will likely have real implications for Ukrainians on the front lines who are staring down Russian forces. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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On the edge of Russia's illegal annexation, Ukrainians grapple with uncertainty

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on September 23, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A bad year for Wall Street gets even worse, as stock markets finish September down

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Hurricane Ian left debris in Punta Gorda, Fla., after it made landfall. Storms like Ian are more likely because of climate change. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Climate change makes storms like Ian more common

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Playwright Tom Stoppard was in his 50s when he learned of his Jewish heritage. Almost 20 years after that discovery, he engages with with his family history and identity in the play Leopoldstadt. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Tom Stoppard brings his Jewish identity to the stage – decades after he learned of it

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