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Rubio's Path To The Nomination, And 3 Obstacles In His Way

The junior Republican senator from Florida is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths — but also some hurdles to overcome.
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'Nurse Jackie' Ends As TV's Most Honest Depiction Of Addiction

Showtime's dramedy Nurse Jackie begins its final season Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the show offers television's most realistic depiction of a high functioning drug addict.
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'Game Of Thrones' And 'Veep' Anchor HBO's Killer Sunday Lineup

HBO's Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley all start new seasons Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these three shows just might form the best Sunday night lineup on television this spring.
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Like Father, Like Son? Not Exactly When It Comes To Rand And Ron Paul

Ron Paul laid the groundwork for his son's political rise. But Rand is making it very clear — this is not his father's campaign.
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Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

As Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.
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Way More College Students Are Studying Korean. Is 'Hallyu' The Reason?

Overall, college students aren't enrolling in foreign language classes as much as they used to. But more people are enrolling in Korean language classes.
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For U.S. Workers, The March Of Progress Slows Down

On Friday, economists were left scrambling to explain why last month's employment growth was just half as good as they expected. Many fingers pointed at the harsh weather, along with port disruptions.
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What China Can Teach The World About Successful Health Care

From free, universal care to for-profit hospitals, China has tried out radically different health care systems in the past 60 years. So what works — and doesn't work — for 1.3 billion people?
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If A Caller Says, 'I Am With The IRS,' He's Not

The IRS says if you are surprised to be getting a call from the agency, it's not them on the line. Don't fall for it! Scammers are trying to trick you into giving up personal information or cash.
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Fights Over 'Religious Freedom' And Gay Rights Are Costing Republicans

The party and its leading 2016 contenders are finding themselves between a rock and hard place because of Indiana's and Arkansas' recently amended laws.

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