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Tea Party Still Packs A Punch: How It Happened In Mississippi

Political observers declared the Tea Party dead in May after it lost every major GOP primary it contested. Sen. Thad Cochran's performance against his Tea Party rival makes that judgment seem rash.
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There's Trouble In The Job Market For Black College Graduates

If you're a black college graduate, a degree won't guarantee success in the job market. That's according to a recent report by the Center for Economic Policy Research. Host Michel Martin learns more.
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What's Keeping Some Graduates From Getting Hired?

This year's college graduates may have better job prospects than those in recent times, but not everyone is landing their dream job. NPR Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax shares more.
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Tilting Delaware Bridge Stays Closed, Disrupting Interstate Travel

The I-495 bridge in Wilmington, Del., usually carries 90,000 vehicles per day. But it's empty now, as engineers try to discover what's causing eight support pillars to lean.
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Should There Be A University Of Politics?

Other countries provide formal training for people who want to be national leaders. Why not the U.S.?
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An Inability To Connect With Horses Isn't Why Racing Is Failing

There is a perception that Americans would rather play slot machines and watch car racing because those things are more relatable than horses. NPR's Laurel Dalrymple doesn't think that is true.
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For New College Grads, Finding Mental Health Care Can Be Tough

Finding and paying for a psychologist or psychiatrist can be difficult at any age. But young adults just making their way in the world face particular challenges.
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Cesar Chavez Is Running For Congress In Arizona

The labor activist died more than 20 years ago. But in a heavily Latino district, a long-shot candidate in the Democratic primary sought to improve his chances by changing his name to Cesar Chavez.
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RoboCop Throws Out First Pitch At Tiger's Game

Detroit fans may have wished he pitched the whole game. The Tigers lost to Toronto 5-3.
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More Americans Than You Might Think Believe In Conspiracy Theories

Research from the University of Chicago indicates that at least 50 percent of Americans believe in at least one conspiracy theory.

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