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Small Plates To Join Olive Garden's Never-Ending Bowls

The Italian-themed chain is known for its all-you-can-eat, stuff-yourself-with-carbs approach to dining. But it's now trying to capture the millennial market by adding tapas designed for sharing.
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Harlem On Their Minds: Life In America's Black Capital

Two new books published Tuesday tell the story of Harlem. The first features the white women involved in the Harlem Renaissance. And the second profiles three black female artists during World War II.
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Study Says America's Income Gap Widest Since Great Depression

An analysis of data from the Internal Revenue Service shows that incomes for the very wealthiest Americans have grown by nearly a third in recent years in the same period that those for the bottom 99 percent increased by only a fraction.
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California Car Dealer Remembered For Gonzo TV Ads

Famed southern California car dealer Cal Worthington died Sunday at the age of 92. His ubiquitous television ads featured circus animals and stunts and a fast-paced sales pitch.
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NASCAR Nastiness Results In Sport's Biggest Fine Ever

Audie Cornish talks to Nate Ryan — senior motorsports for USA Today Sports — about the NASCAR controversy at Saturday's Sprint Cup championship. NASCAR has leveled its biggest fine ever — $300,000.
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1963 Anniversaries Highlight Civil Rights Lessons

On Tuesday in Washington, D.C., the four girls killed in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., posthumously received the Congressional Gold Medal. The recognition comes after a year of civil rights ceremonies across the South. The events have drawn renewed attention to how the civil rights movement should be taught to a younger generation.
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Bipartisan Senators Support Delaying Vote On Syria Strike

President Obama, scheduled to address the nation from the White House on Tuesday evening, trekked to the Capitol in the afternoon to address the Democratic and Republican Senate luncheons.
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Sen. Casey: Military Force Should Still Be An Option In Syria

Audie Cornish talks with Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, about the latest developments on U.S.-Syria policy.
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After Newtown Tragedy, Some Schools Are All But Bulletproof

In the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, many school districts have rethought their approach to keeping their students, staff and buildings safe. Those changes ran the gamut from adding door locks to arming teachers.
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Birmingham Church Bombing Victims Honored By Congress

The four girls killed in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church will posthumously receive the Congressional Gold Medal on Tuesday.

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