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Obama Faces Huge Economic Concerns

One issue is whether the government will be forced to shut down because it can't pay its bills. The other is whether that failure would put the country into a default position.
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Are White Women Harder Hit By Poverty?

Many Americans are now living longer, but one group is being left behind. The average life expectancy for white women who dropped out of high school is shorter than it was two decades ago. Host Michel Martin finds out more from Monica Potts, a journalist at The American Prospect.
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'Money' And 'Canelo' Punch It Out For Black And Latino Fans

Saturday's big fight will be one of the biggest American sports events of the year, but you wouldn't know it by looking at mainstream sports media.
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Feminism And Race: Just Who Counts As A 'Woman Of Color'?

Do discussions about issues affecting women of color overlook Asian-Americans? One writer says yes and wants to change that.
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White House Officials Keep Up Pressure For Syria Resolution

President Obama is set to address the nation about Syria on Tuesday night. Will the president be able to sway public opinion on limited strikes in Syria?
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The Internal Debates That We Don't See

It might seem that members of minority groups never call out other members of the groups they belong to. But that's because we don't often hear each other's conversations.
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Many In Washington Were Surprised By Obama's Syria Decision

President Obama on Saturday announced that he would wait on military action against Syria until members of Congress could vote on the resolution. Congress still has a week to go before its recess ends and lawmakers can discuss the matter.
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What Do We Forget When We Remember History?

All summer long, we've been retelling the details of the historic summer of 1963. But even if we told every story captured in the newspapers of the era, we wouldn't be able to present a complete picture of that time.
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White House Appears Closer To Military Action In Syria

President Obama heads into this week facing a major decision on how to handle what appears to be the use of chemical weapons by the government in Syria. At the same time, he's preparing to speak at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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What Do Asian-Americans Owe The Civil Rights Movement?

As the US prepares to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, guest host Celeste Headlee speaks to Scot Nakagawa. He recently wrote an article called "Three Things Asian-Americans Owe to the Civil Rights Movement."

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