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Did Santorum Win Big Or Win Squat? What's A Nation To Believe?

The results of Missouri's "beauty contest" primary and caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado may be poor indicators of the sentiment of most Republicans and independents. Instead, they show the ardor of the fraction of voters who turned out — and the potency of the abortion issue in national politics.
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For Love And The Game, A Star Shines In Delaware

Four years ago, Elena Delle Donne was the top basketball recruit in the country. But Delle Donne walked away from an elite college program — so she could be with her severely disabled sister and the rest of their family. Now she's the best college player in America.
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Cabaret Wanes As The Oak Room Is Felled

One of New York City's most famous cabaret clubs, the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel, is closing. Murray Horwitz, a veteran Broadway writer, is feeling the loss. In this essay he explains just what it is that makes cabaret such an important art form.
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Big Win In Nevada Starts Off Potential Huge Month For Romney

Mitt Romney's victory in Nevada on Saturday is only the start of what could be a big month for him. Many of the states holding caucuses and primaries in February are ones he carried in 2008.
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Komen Foundation Struggles To Lure Back Donors

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation is fighting to keep controversy from undermining its fundraising efforts. Komen spends tens of millions of dollars for cancer research, education and screening. But that spending was criticized long before the current flap over its Planned Parenthood grants.
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The 'Morning After' Pill: How It Works And Who Uses It

Access to emergency contraception has swirled at the center of a recent flurry of debate over insurance coverage. The most popular brand, Plan B, is a pill women can take if their birth control fails or they forget to use it. Today, about 10 percent of sexually active women say they've used Plan B.
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For Reporter, Cruise Ship Disaster Is A Local Story

The cruise ship disaster off Italy's Tuscan coast still poses a threat to the pristine waters and idyllic islands. The local residents and frequent visitors are upset — and they include NPR reporter Sylvia Poggioli.
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Standing In Defense Of Diet Coke

Living abroad helped me to see just how obsessed we are in the U.S. about giving each other tips about what not to put in our mouths.

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