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State GOP Chair: South Carolina Primary 'Feels Very Wide Open'

Now, it's on to South Carolina. The state will hold its Republican primary a week from Saturday. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to state GOP chairman Matt Moore about how South Carolina could change the Republican presidential race.
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Bernie Sanders' Decisive Victory In New Hampshire Shakes Up Democratic Race

NPR looks at the state of the Democratic presidential race after Bernie Sanders' decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.
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Will California Gas Leak Mark A Turning Point In Energy Debate?

A massive methane leak may soon end, but its environmental impact is still being weighed. A scientist says it won't have a big effect globally, but it's a setback in efforts to curb greenhouse gases.
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After Win In New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton

Fresh off his victory in the New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in New York to visit with Rev. Al Sharpton. They met at Sylvia's, the Harlem soul food restaurant that's held a special place in African-American politics for decades.
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Former LA Sheriff Lee Baca Pleads Guilty To Making False Statements

In a plea deal, Baca admitted he lied when he said he didn't know anything about efforts to obstruct an FBI probe into corruption and abuse in his department.
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Ferguson's Proposed Changes To Federal Consent Decree Prompt Backlash

The Ferguson City Council made a provocative decision Tuesday night to attached conditions on a consent decree with the federal government. The decree was aimed at moving the city forward after Michael Brown's shooting death, but city officials contended that the agreement could lead to financial ruin. Needless to say, the council's choice wasn't well received by the Department of Justice or residents.
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Chris Christie To Drop Out Of Republican Race For President

The New Jersey governor may simply have missed his window by declining to run in 2012. Christie threw everything at getting traction in Iowa and New Hampshire but fell short in both.
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A Fix For Gender-Bias In Animal Research Could Help Humans

Women report more bad side effects from medicines than men do. Researchers say the discrepancy may stem in part from how biomedical research is conducted at its earliest stages in animals.
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How Hillary Clinton Might Actually Win In N.H., Even Though She Lost Big

Thanks to the way Democrats pick their nominees — and despite her whopping 20-plus-point loss to Bernie Sanders — Clinton looks like she could wind up with the most delegates out of New Hampshire.

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Carly Fiorina Ends Bid For Republican Presidential Nomination

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO received a brief burst of attention after performing well in debates last fall, but she failed to catch the interest of Republican voters.

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