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An Early Lineup Emerges For 2016 Presidential Race

The 2016 Republican presidential field is getting crowded. Is the Democratic field already filled by one candidate? NPR's Scott Simon talks presidential politics with politics editor Ron Elving.
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Lower Gas Prices, Faster Economy Float Boating Industry

With hiring up and fuel prices down, a sales rebound is in the boating forecast. For power boaters, gas prices make a big difference: They measure fuel consumption in gallons per hour.
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'Critical Mass' Of Rape Allegations Prompted NBC To Cancel Cosby Project

NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said it was "safe to say" there won't be any future projects with the comedian who starred in the network's iconic The Cosby Show.
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'Championship Sunday,' When Four NFL Teams Become Two

Cue the music — two more games determine which NFL teams will head to the Super Bowl. Melissa Block gets previews the Conference Championship games with Jane McManus of ESPN.
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In 'Silk Road' Trial, FBI Paints Picture Of 'True Drug Empire'

The Silk Road was an online anonymous black market for buying and selling illegal drugs. The FBI shut it down in 2013 and now the man accused of running that billion-dollar drug market is on trial.
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Republican Lawmakers Retreat Great For Face Time, But Divisions Remain

House and Senate Republicans spoke of the opportunity to talk with members of the opposite chamber and hear their views. But they remain divided on issues like immigration.
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Duke Backpedals On Allowing Muslim Call To Prayer In Bell Tower

Earlier this week, the university said Muslim students could use the chapel bell tower — but then backtracked after getting threats.
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Obama, Cameron Promise To Cooperate On Cybersecurity

President Obama hosted British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House on Friday.
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NCAA To Return Penn State Wins Lost After Sandusky Scandal

The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with Penn State over sanctions it imposed on the school related to a child abuse scandal involving one of the school's assistant football coaches. Under the settlement, all of Penn State's victories between 1998 and 2011 will be restored and the school will donate $60 million anti-child abuse programs. State officials sued to repeal a consent decree issued in 2012 after the serial abuses of former coach Jerry Sandusky were revealed.
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Supreme Court To Decide Whether States Can Ban Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether states can ban same-sex marriage.

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