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More College Grads Seek Refuge From Bad Economy In Graduate Schools

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When college grads can't find jobs, they often enroll in graduate schools and recent data indicate that more of them are applying to grad school this year than last.

As Meredith Cavin reports, as the country copes with a recession and increasing unemployment, many graduates, such as 2009 Georgetown University grad Canaan McCaslin, are eying additional education as their only option.

Cavin served as a Summer 2009 newsroom intern.

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Depicting Sexual Predators As Villains In Fiction Is Tricky

Humbert Humbert, the main character in Lolita, is one of the most famous "sympathetic" villains in history. Today, a story from the point of view of a sexual predator might not get told in literature.
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Sunday Sports: Baseball Season Stats

As the baseball season enters the homestretch, Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast shares obscure baseball stats and somewhat dubious accomplishments with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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Lester Holt's Moment

For NBC's Lester Holt, who took the anchor chair after Brian Williams was caught exaggerating, Monday's presidential debate has big stakes and bigger risks.
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Facebook Group Launched To Combat KKK Presence In Pennsylvania Town

Jaimi Hajzus was alarmed to learn that KKK fliers were dropped on lawns in her hometown of Coudersport, Pa. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin of a Facebook campaign to counter the hate group.

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