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Prison Dairy Gives Inmates Job Skills — And A Sense Of Purpose

California's high-security Corcoran prison is home to a dairy that provides milk to almost every prison in the state system. For inmates who staff it, it's more than a job: It's a refuge and a future.
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'Daily Show,' 'Colbert' Strain To Lampoon Democratic Losses

Both comedy shows aired live, election-themed episodes Tuesday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the broadcasts showed the limits of news-tinged satire on the political scene.
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Obama Cites 'A Moment For Reflection' In Election Results

Speaking one day after his party lost control of the Senate to the Republican Party, President Obama says he's not "mopey" over the trouncing Democrats endured, saying he's energized.
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From Blue Bleach To Hazmat Hacks, Students Take On Ebola Challenges

College students excel at thinking creatively under pressure. Now they're designing tools to confront the challenges of Ebola, including friendlier-looking protective gear and diagnostic aids.
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Have You Broken A Wrist? Men Are At Risk Of Osteoporosis, Too

A broken wrist may not seem like much, but it can be the first sign that you're headed for a broken hip or spinal fracture. Men often don't realize they are at risk of osteoporosis as they age.
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McConnell Says 'Senate Needs To Be Fixed,' Discussing GOP Gains

One day after the GOP took control of Congress, presumptive Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans are willing to work with President Obama on some issues.
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Colorado, Oregon Reject GMO Labeling

Voters in Colorado and Oregon rejected measures to require labels on foods produced with genetic engineering. Meanwhile, voters in Maui, Hawaii, approved a moratorium on GMO crops.
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Employers Can't Skip Insurance Coverage For Hospitalization

Many companies planned to offer health insurance without hospital coverage because it met requirements of a "minimum value" formula. But the Treasury Department says those plans aren't legal.
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Colorado's Newest Senator, Cory Gardner, On His Agenda

Colorado has a new Senator: Republican Cory Gardner, who defeated incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Udall. Gardner talks with NPR's Steve Inskeep about his priorities.
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Thumbs Up For Higher Minimum Wages, And For Marijuana Industry

Voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota overwhelmingly approved minimum-wage hikes. Illinois voters approved a nonbinding wage-hike referendum. Recreational pot was approved in Oregon.

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