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The key issues that remain unresolved are health insurance benefits, and the carmaker's reliance on temporary workers. The very far apart language leads some to believe the strike could be a long one.

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman and Trita Parsi of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft about the weekend attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.

Hurricane Dorian recently devastated the country, but a Georgia woman's bachelorette party was already planned. They used the opportunity to take donated supplies to Nassau.

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For Arizona Diamondbacks fans who like to stick to the basics at home games, peanuts, popcorn, and Cracker Jack remain obvious options. But for those whose game-day taste borders on outrageous, Stephen Tilder, executive chef at Chase Field in Phoenix, has some options.

You can get 18-inch bratwursts adorned with everything from tater tots to fried eggs.

Chase Field is among the stadiums nationwide that now tout menus brimming with outrageous edible novelties.

In the first three months after getting his Dexcom continuous glucose monitor, Ric Peralta managed to reduce his average blood sugar level by three percentage points.

"It took me from not-very-well-managed blood sugar to something that was incredibly well managed," says Peralta, a 46-year-old optician in Whittier, Calif., who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2008.

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut interest rates Wednesday for only the second time since the Great Recession, but analysts say the move may not be enough to offset the economic damage caused by the trade war with China.

Financial markets will be watching for an anticipated quarter-percentage-point cut — and listening for what Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has to say about it.

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