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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.
Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:
[1:26] " It's basically lowering the bar and campaigns have been doing this for years and we're seeing boththe Romney and Obama campaigns doing it now."
[6:42]"It was twice as large as anything that we've ever seen. It's ten to twenty times larger than the average attack on a bank. And, that's what led these sites to essentially collapse and not be reachable for users."
[14:40] "I want to be remembered as a winner...I want to be remembered as a mentor and a good teammate.."
By Steve Kastenbaum, CNN
(CNN) – Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press… these ideas are at the core of the American perception of freedom.
President Barack Obama told the United Nations General Assembly this week that promoting those freedoms around the world is the key to peace.
However, perceptions of what freedom actually is differs from culture to culture.
By Edgar Treiguts, CNN
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Not only has he been feeling the love from his hometown fans, but also those in opposing cities.
[:26] "The gifts and the ovations have just been at times really overwhelming. Certainly unexpected."
It's respect for a player who has Hall of Fame-worthy credentials.
He's played the game the right way and honored its history. That combination means more than anything to baseball fans – whether its your own team's player or not.
By Libby Lewis, CNN
(CNN) – A new report this week on the effect of drone strikes in Pakistan has only raised new questions.
The report features rare dramatic interviews with citizens of Pakistan’s tribal areas, the focus of the secret, yet not-so-secret, U.S. drone program.
Like Farhim Qureshi, who was 14 when he was caught in a drone strike in 2009.
[:34] “I was injured in the drone attacks. I lost my eye…I lost my eyesight on the left side and my entire left side of my body was injured because of the bullets from the missile attack.”
By Raelyn Johnson, CNN
(CNN) – Finding purpose in poverty; finding purpose in one’s self.
That’s how Wyclef Jean grew up, and that’s how he lives today.
The Haitian American known for chart-topping songs, an intense love affair with Fugees bandmate Lauryn Hill, and most recently his resolute political support of Haiti has put pen to page and authored “Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story.”