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The Library of Congress has acquired the life's work of radio producer Jim Metzner, who has spent decades traveling the world to capture rich soundscapes. While he's honored that they will be archived, he says he wants to make sure people actually listen to them. Library of Congress hide caption

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He spent decades recording soundscapes. Now they're going to the Library of Congress

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Hurricane Ian's center is approaching western Cuba and the storm is expected to move toward Florida, triggering a series of alerts and flood warnings. This satellite image was captured shortly after 2 p.m. ET Monday. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR hide caption

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Sir Elton John speaks after being presented with the National Humanities Medal by President Biden as first lady Jill Biden looks on during an event at the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Kimberly Teehee, right, and Cherokee Nation principal chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. speak to the media in 2019 after Hoskin nominated Teehee to be the Cherokee Nation's first delegate to Congress. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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NASA's Artemis 1 Moon rocket sits at Launch Pad Complex 39B at Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on June 15. Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The coastal communities of Salinas near the Rio Nigua experienced massive flooding during Hurricane Fiona. Gabriella N. Báez for NPR hide caption

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Fiona's floods devastated their homes. These residents are ready to start over

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A woman from the Ho-Chunk Nation smiles as she touches the canoe. Wisconsin Historical Society maritime archaeologists recovered a 3,000-year-old dugout canoe from Lake Mendota in Madison, Wis., on Thursday. Wisconsin Historical Society hide caption

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Protesters march around the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix after the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. A new Arizona law banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy takes effect Saturday, Sept. 24. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Puerto Ricans are racing to eat all of the avocados that Hurricane Fiona blew off of trees before they go bad. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption

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After Hurricane Fiona, avocados have become a currency of community in Puerto Rico

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Football fans watch the Baltimore Ravens vs. Miami Dolphins at the Hamilton Sports Bar and Grill in Baltimore on Sept. 18. Justin T. Gellerson for NPR hide caption

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Scandals? What scandals? Here's why fans are still watching the NFL

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Will Sideri bought a 700-year-old manuscript that was used in the Beauvais Cathedral in France for $75 at an estate sale in Waterville, Maine. An expert on manuscripts said the document could be worth as much as $10,000. Will Sideri via AP hide caption

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