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Need A Public Defender In New Orleans? Get In Line

Court-appointed lawyers say they are too understaffed and underfunded to handle the city's indigent caseload, so there's now a waiting list for felony suspects who can't afford their own lawyer.
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Signs Of 'Marco-mentum' For Rubio In New Hampshire

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is drawing big crowds in New Hampshire, where he's not just eyeing Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, but also hoping to wrap up after a strong showing in Iowa.
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Judge Allows Criminal Case Against Bill Cosby To Proceed

A Pennsylvania judge ruled Wednesday that comedian Bill Cosby can be forced to stand trial on criminal charges that he allegedly drugged a woman and sexually assaulted her.
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Rick Santorum Drops Out, Endorses Marco Rubio For President

Unable to replicate the success he had in 2012, the former Pennsylvania senator is instead throwing his support behind fellow Republican Marco Rubio.
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Cosby Sexual Assault Case Is Cleared To Proceed

A Pennsylvania judge has refused to throw out the case against Bill Cosby, rejecting a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.
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Judge To Decide Whether Bill Cosby Criminal Case Proceeds To Trial

Bill Cosby's first hearing in a criminal case resumed Wednesday with a decision expected on whether the sexual assault charges will be thrown out or proceed to trial.
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'Trumpertantrum': Trump Says Cruz Cheated In Iowa, Wants Results Overturned

Saying Ted Cruz won through dirty tactics by spreading false rumors that Ben Carson was dropping out, Donald Trump threatened to contest the results after he placed second in the Iowa caucuses.
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Media Mogul Sumner Redstone, 92, Steps Down At CBS

CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves is now executive chairman, following Redstone's resignation. Redstone, who is said to be ailing, is now chairman emeritus.
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Is Amazon Planning Hundreds Of Bookstores? Analysts Doubt It

A mall real estate executive let slip that Amazon plans to build up to 400 walk-in stores. Analysts were skeptical, and now the executive says his comment wasn't intended to represent Amazon's plans.
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Why Rand Paul Failed To Capture The Libertarian Moment

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Matt Kibbe, senior advisor for Concerned American Voters, a superPAC supporting Rand Paul. He joins us to speak about the state of libertarians and where they will throw their support now that Rand Paul has suspended his presidential campaign.

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