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Sen. Marco Rubio Hopes For A Congress 'Whose Work Is Relevant' To Americans

The Republican party begins 2015 in control of both chambers of Congress. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks with Steve Inskeep about the party's priorities and the possibility of a presidential bid.
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A Break In Weather Allows Search For AirAsia Jet To Resume

Blue skies and calmer seas mean divers can enter the water to look for bodies. Also a source close to the investigation says radar shows the jet climbed steeply before crashing into the Java Sea.
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Stampede Kills 3 Dozen At Shanghai New Year's Celebration

At least 47 were hurt in the incident at the city's historic waterfront district, despite efforts made by organizers to reduce crowd sizes from last year.
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A Cure For The Common Hangover, Found On The Stove

Chef Anthony Lamas says posole, a Mexican hominy stew, is great if you're cold, hung over or just had a long night. "It's a cure in a bowl" that's infinitely customizable, he says.
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A Haven In A Land Of Unsafe Abortions

In India, abortions are legal. But women are often afraid or ashamed to seek an abortion. And for rural women, there may not be a facility nearby. Here is the story of one woman's decision.
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Luck Be A Lentil Tonight! What The World Eats To Welcome The New Year

From Italy to Japan to the Philippines, people will hope for happiness, health and wealth as they sit down to a New Year's meal. Sometimes that last wish is expressed as actual money in the food.
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Cargo Ship With Hundreds Of Migrants Was Headed Toward Italian Cliffs

Robert Siegel talks to Italian Red Cross spokesperson Mimma Antonacci, who was in Gallipoli, Italy, to assess the situation of the migrants rescued from a cargo ship.
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Cuban-Americans Cautiously Optimistic About U.S. Relations

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro speaks with writer Achy Obejas about Cuban-American response to changes in U.S.-Cuba relations.
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International Revelers Ring In The New Year

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro checks in with three people from all over the world who have already rung in the new year.
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The Prostitutes Are Not Happy. Neither Are Brides. Sex, Love And Ebola

The prostitutes of Freetown can't find customers. A wedding planner's shop is stuffed with dresses but couples keep delaying the big day. And the condomologist reports that business isn't booming.

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