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Michigan Congressman To Become Longest-Serving Member

Democratic Congressman John Dingell has represented the people of Michigan for 57 years, five months and 25 days. On Friday, he will become the longest-serving member of Congress. Robert Siegel talks with Dingell about his proudest moment in Congress and advice to younger members of Congress.
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Baby Moose Benefits From Anglers' Unlikely Catch And Release

Dr. Karen Sciascia and her guide, Seth McLean, were fishing on a Montana river when they spotted a cow moose and a calf that were having trouble crossing the water. When the calf was swept away, they rushed after it.
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Coming Out As Black, When You Were Hispanic

Teen Elaine Vilorio spent years trying to make sense of her racial identity. She describes herself as Hispanic, but other people see her as black. Vilorio speaks to guest host Celeste Headlee about her recent HuffPost Teen blog, 'Coming Out As Black.'
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Christie Names N.J. Attorney General To Be Interim Senator

Jeffrey Chiesa will fill the seat vacated by the death this week of Sen. Frank Lautenberg. Chiesa will not be a candidate in the state's Oct. 16 special election.
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A Day In The Life Of The Relentlessly Tracked

Swirling controversy over government seizure of millions of Verizon phone records is a reminder of just how much data consumers are constantly and willingly sharing each day.
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Diversity Sounds Nice, But Limitations Exist In Elite Jobs

African-Americans fought for years to enter professions that were dominated by white people, like medicine, business and law. Now, experts say some of those gains have leveled off since the recession. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with The New York Times' Nelson Schwartz, and lawyer Lisa Tatum, about why minorities struggle to gain ground in elite professions.
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In Letter To Senators, DoJ Explains How Secret Court Works

In 2011, the then-assistant attorney general argued that Congress was kept well informed about the system to secretly collect information.
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Philadelphia Building Collapse: Rescue Efforts Continue

A building that was being demolished collapsed on to an adjacent thrift store Wednesday. At least six people were killed and 14 people were injured.

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