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Herman Cain Suspends Presidential Campaign

Republican candidate Herman Cain announced he is suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

During a televised announcement Saturday afternoon, Cain said the allegations of infidelity against him are untrue, and that the accusations have "had a tremendously painful price" on his family.

Cain said he is at peace with God, his wife and himself, and is moving on to "Plan B."

His announcement came days after a woman from the Atlanta area claimed she and Cain had an affair for more than a decade, reports the Associated Press. The claim followed several other allegations of sexual harassment against him.

Cain's wife, who stood behind him on the stage, showed support and clapped during his announcement. The event was expected to be the opening of his national campaign headquarters.


Christopher Marlowe Credited As Shakespeare's Co-Author On Henry VI Plays

True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.

2,500 Years Ago, This Brew Was Buried With The Dead; A Brewery Has Revived It

In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. They teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.
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Do Hyper-Local Term Limits Work?

Montgomery County residents are voting this fall on term limits for their local council representatives. Are they picking up on lessons learned from Prince George's County?

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AT&T’s Proposed Acquisition Of Time Warner

AT&T’s bid to acquire Time Warner: Join us to talk about what the proposed merger of the country’s second-largest wireless carrier and a major content company could mean for consumers and the future of U-S media and telecommunications.

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