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In New Hampshire, An Unexpected Tight Race For Senate

When talking competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. But the contest between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and likely opponent Scott Brown has become surprisingly close.
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On The Fall Docket: Who Gets To Vote — And Who Gets To Decide?

A federal court will hear arguments Monday on whether Kansas and Arizona can require proof of citizenship when people register to vote. It's the first of a wave of voting law cases this fall.
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Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.
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Latecomers Bring Fresh Outrage To Weary Ferguson

As the streets of Ferguson, Mo., calm down, new protesters are arriving to carry on demonstrations.
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Picking Sides At Day Camp: Confederacy Or Union?

At typical summer day camps, kids swim, do arts and crafts and face off on the soccer field. But at a one-day program in North Carolina, 8- to 12-year-olds take sides in the Civil War.
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Powerful Earthquake Rattles Northern California

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the Bay Area of California early Sunday morning. The quake caused some injuries and heavy damage to buildings, particularly in Napa.
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Al-Qaida's Syrian Affiliate Frees U.S. Journalist Held Since 2012

Peter Theo Curtis, who was abducted near the Syria-Turkey border in Oct. 2012, has been quietly handed over to a U.N. representative.
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British Ambassador: 'We Are Close' To Identifying Foley's Killer

Peter Westmacott says that British officials, using sophisticated voice analysis, are close to identifying the Islamic State militant who beheaded the U.S. journalist.
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Earthquake, Aftershocks Shake Northern California

Dozens of people were injured Sunday morning when a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit northern California. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Craig Miller of member station KQED about the situation in Napa.
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3 White House Aides To Attend Michael Brown's Funeral Service

Ferguson, Mo., was relatively calm Saturday for the fourth night in a row, two weeks after the 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by a white police officer.

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