NPR Coverage Of The Vice Presidential Debate

We will air the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and the challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, in its entirety. The debate comes to us live from Centre College in Danville, Ky. and is moderated by Martha Raddatz, senior foreign affairs correspondent for ABC News. Later, NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti and several NPR policy reporters will provide analysis from D.C. Traveling campaign reporters and national political correspondents will weigh in from Kentucky.


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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeƱo-inflected recipe reflects.
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Carnegie Deli Says It's Closing Down Its Landmark NYC Restaurant

As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.
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Obama Delivers Speech At Funeral For Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

President Obama spoke at the funeral for former Israeli president and founding father Shimon Peres, saying Peres' dream of peace with the Palestinians should stay alive.
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The People's Guide To Navigating Racial Awkwardness

What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.