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GOP Reassess Akin After 'Legitimate Rape' Comments

Now that Missouri Republican Todd Akin is not dropping out of the Senate race against incumbent Claire McCaskill, the GOP is rethinking how distant it wants to remain from him. Akin became toxic for remarks about "legitimate rape" — but the GOP Senate map nationwide is looking increasingly grim.
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Netanyahu Renews Calls For 'Clear Red Line' On Iran

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addressed the UN General Assembly on Thursday. Netanyahu called for clear red lines on Iran. Abbas accused Israel of carrying out terrorist attacks by destroying settlements in the West Bank.
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Romney Talks Economy, Military Cuts In Virginia

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned with veterans in Northern Virginia on Thursday. And like President Obama, he was in territory that voted for the opposite party four years ago.
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Obama Holds Slim Advantage In Swing State Virginia

President Obama traveled to a Republican stronghold in the swing state of Virginia. And he addressed a group that has long favored the GOP — veterans and military families.
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Health Benefits Of Tea: Milking It Or Not

In many cultures, milk and tea are natural pairs, while in others, not so much. But if you're drinking tea for health, you might want to hold the milk, because there is some evidence it diminishes the benefits.
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American Airlines Fliers Fed Up As Labor Clash Rages

It hasn't exactly been a barrel of fun flying American Airlines lately. The carrier, which is in bankruptcy, is in a bitter contract dispute with its pilots union. Its on-time performance has plummeted while cancellations are way up. Meanwhile, some of American's best customers are rethinking their loyalty.
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Streams Of Water Once Flowed On Mars; NASA Says Photos Prove It

NASA's Curiosity rover has found definitive proof that water once ran across the surface of Mars, the agency announced today. NASA scientists say that new photos from the rover show rocks that were smoothed and rounded by water. The rocks are in a large canyon and nearby channels that were cut by flowing water, making up an alluvial fan.
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Parent-Trigger Laws: A Bold Plan To Save Schools

Several states have passed what are known as parent-trigger laws, which give parents a path to make operational changes in failing schools. Education Week reporter Sean Cavanagh talks about where parent-trigger laws are in place and what we know about whether or not they are working.
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Housing Prices Up, But Market Far From Recovered

Housing prices are on the rise across the country, according to the latest Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home-price index. But there's more to the story behind the numbers. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with WDET Senior News Editor Quinn Klinefelter and housing market expert Eugene James.

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