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What Do We Mean When We Talk About 'Latino Art'?

The question of categorizing art by ethnicity or gender is at the center of a very public debate surrounding a new show at the Smithsonian called "Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art."
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Chicago Bulls' Rose Out For Season With Knee Injury

Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls guard who missed all of last season after knee surgery, has injured his other knee and will miss the rest of the current NBA season. The Bulls say Rose had "successful surgery" Monday to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.
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President Obama Bets Big On Middle East Diplomacy

The president has often spoken about making a pivot to Asia. But he keeps being drawn to the Middle East. The president's legacy on foreign policy will likely be determined by what ultimately happens in this volatile region.
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Reporters' Notebook: Philadelphia, A Laboratory For Hybrid Schools

Michel Martin talks with NPR education correspondents Claudio Sanchez and Eric Westervelt, about a new NPR series looking at problems within Philadelphia's public school system, and the lessons the rest of the country can take from Philly.
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Is The STEM Education Crisis A Myth?

Education experts have been sounding the alarm for more students to go into STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math. But some researchers suggest the STEM crisis is just a myth. Anthony Carnevale of The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, tells host Michel Martin which side is right.
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Schools Chief Among 4 Indicted In Steubenville Rape Case

The charges stem from the aftermath and alleged attempted coverup of a teenage girl's 2012 rape by members of the high school football team in Steubenville, Ohio.
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As Storms Spread, Thanksgiving Travel Is Looking Tricky

If you're among the millions of Americans heading "over the river, and through the wood" to a loved one's home for the holiday, there could be rain, snow and sleet in your path.
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Texas Couple Has 'Breaking Bad' Engagement

The TV show tells the tale of a man who cooks meth to support his family. The happy couple posed in yellow lab suits in front of an old camper like one featured in the show. They held the ring on blue rocks resembling meth.
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Nuclear Deal With Iran Brings Out Supporters, Detractors

Shortly after Iran and Western powers signed a historic agreement on temporarily curbing Iran's Nuclear Program, politicians wasted no time in squaring off over whether it's a good or bad deal.
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Health Exchanges Brace For A December Deluge

After a rocky start, the HealthCare.gov website is supposed to be able to handle 50,000 simultaneous users by the end of the month. That figure would represent about double the site's current capacity. An expected surge in demand will present a new test.

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