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Obama's Hawkish Plan For Islamic State Puts Doves In A Quandary

The president's proposal to degrade and destroy the Islamic State poses a challenge for members of his own party, who have traditionally provided the anti-war voices in Congress.
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Northern Lights Put On Show, Thanks To Large Solar Flare

If you weren't far enough in the north — or well-rested enough – to see the show, don't worry: stunning images were posted to Twitter and elsewhere. Here's a selection.
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White House Tries To Ease Hispanic Caucus Frustrations

Many were disappointed when President Obama announced he would delay immigration reform until after mid-term elections. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to White House domestic policy chief Cecilia Munoz.
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Judge: Government Can't Arbitrate The Truth In Politics

A federal judge has struck down an Ohio law that banned lies in political ads. He ruled that it is up to voters to decide what the truth is.
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Domestic Violence Protections Still Resonate 20 Years After Crime Bill

President Clinton signed major crime legislation in 1994, and provisions that protect women from domestic violence have deep staying power.
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It Was One Of The Roughest Weeks Ever For America's Favorite Sport

In the wake of players being accused of domestic abuse, the NFL has enacted a tougher policy on domestic violence. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Tom Goldman about the latest sports news.
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Too Young To Drive, But Old Enough For NASCAR

He can't yet get a driver's license, but Kaz Grala, 15, regularly drives at speeds of up to 160 mph. The honors student is the youngest full-time driver in NASCAR's K&N Pro East Series.
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International Students Save N.Carolina Academy From Shutdown

Oak Ridge Military Academy looked as if it was going to close a few years ago because of low enrollment. The academy turned things around by appealing to international students, from Asia to Africa.
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2 Troopers Shot At Pennsylvania State Police Barracks

The attack killed one trooper and left another wounded, police say. The troopers were shot during a shift change at a barracks in Pike County in northeast Pennsylvania.
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What The U.S. Has Given To Fight Ebola (And Why It's Not Enough)

U.S. aid is beginning to flow into the countries fighting the deadly virus. But while protective equipment and food supplies are vital, what's really needed now are health workers.

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