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Top Stories: North Korea Claims It Has An H-Bomb; 'Serial' Season 2

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Experts Are Skeptical Of North Korea's Claim That It Has An H-Bomb.

-- Featuring Interview With Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 'Serial' Season 2 Is (Finally) Here.

-- MLB Commissioner To Decide Whether To Reinstate Pete Rose.

-- Hey Iran, Saudi Arabia Has Some News For You.

And here are more early headlines:

Accused Baltimore Police Officer Takes Stand In Gray Case. (Baltimore Sun)

Report: Stampede In Saudi Arabia During Hajj Killed More Than 2,400. (AP)

Taliban Attack On Kandahar Airport In Afghanistan Kills About 50. (BBC)

South Korean Union Activist Surrenders To Seoul Police. (Korea Herald)

Are You A Grinch? Study Shows Grumpiness Won't Shorten Women's Lives. (AP)

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Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.

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