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U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Sees Signs Of Hope In West Africa

After a four-day visit to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, she reports progress — along with the need for continued support.
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College Football Might Not Look That Much Different Without BCS

The much-despised Bowl Championship Series is gone and in its place is the playoff fans have wanted for years. So that's the end of the controversy, right? Stefan Fatsis talks to Audie Cornish.
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Obama Tries To Rally Women Voters As Midterms Near

President Obama makes the case for economic policies that would benefit women amid hopes that women will turn out for Democrats on Election Day.
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Protests May Await Redskins When They Land In Minn. For Vikings Game

The owners of Washington, D.C.'s NFL franchise are facing what could be the largest protest yet against their team's name. The team plays the Vikings on Sunday in Minnesota — a state with more than 100,000 people who claim Native American ancestry.
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Albuquerque Police Reach Settlement To Address Excessive Force

Albuquerque Police have reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department over use-of-force policies. The police have agreed to take steps to address issues that led to, what the Justice Department claims, is a pattern of unconstitutional uses of force.
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In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

The very close U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire could come down to where Republican challenger Scott Brown is from.
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A Field Of Medicine That Wants To Know Where You Live

Where do you live? Health specialists think that simple question could make a difference in how doctors prevent and treat diseases for individuals. That's expanding its storied role in public health.
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1 Dead After Commercial Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight

The Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two was undergoing a test flight when it crashed in the California desert. The spaceship is designed to take tourists to space.
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Maine Judge Rejects State's Bid To Restrict Nurse's Movements

The request by state officials would have compelled Kaci Hickox, who shows no symptoms of Ebola, to isolate herself until Nov. 10.
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Lava Flow In Hawaii Spares Homes, But Threatens To Cut Off Community

The state has sent National Guard troops to the town of Pahoa to assist with a road block and security.

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