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Family Fights For Honor Of 'Rogue' Vietnam General

John Lavelle was accused of authorizing illegal bombing raids in North Vietnam in 1972 and forced to retire with only two stars instead of four. Several years later, White House tapes revealed that President Nixon had backed the raids. Now Lavelle's family wants to know why his rank hasn't been restored.
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The Antidote To Your Burning Health Care Questions

Why is insurance employer-based? What kind of health care options would young women face under a President Romney? NPR's health policy correspondent breaks down the issues you want to know about leading up to the election.
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School Choice: A Subject Both Candidates Support

The right to choose the school you want your child to attend has been the subject of court battles and bitter political debates. Still, both President Obama and Mitt Romney have made school choice a cornerstone of their efforts to reform public education.
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It's All Politics, Oct. 12, 2012

The one and only matchup of the vice presidential candidates in a debate brought on the heat. NPR's Ron Elving and Scott Horsley hash out which jabs by the candidates caused the most sting. They also look ahead to the next presidential debate and weigh in on Big Bird's staying power.
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Bachmann Faces Competitive Re-Election Bid In Minnesota

More than nine months after dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination for president, Rep. Michele Bachmann is back on the campaign trail. But this time it's in her Minnesota congressional district, where she faces an underfunded but tough Democratic opponent.
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For Sale: A Chunk Of Mars

A meteorite from Mars hit the Moroccan desert in 2011. Now its otherworldly fragments are telling scientists about the history of the red planet. You, too, can own a piece of Martian history — if you've got a couple hundred thousand dollars to spare.
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Baseball's Division Playoffs Down To Single Games

Robert Siegel talks with Mike Pesca about Major League Baseball's postseason.
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American Documented Syria's War From Inside

Robert Siegel talks with Obaida Hitto, a 25-year-old Syrian American from Texas who spent five months assisting the Free Syrian Army in Deir al-Zour on the Euphrates River, near the border of Iraq. He documented the violence in the eastern Syrian city through videos he posted on the Internet, until he was injured in a mortar attack by Bashar Assad's forces at the end of September. He is now recovering in Istanbul.
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Ryan Attacks Biden On Libya Post-Debate

One day after Congressman Paul Ryan debated Vice President Joe Biden, Mitt Romney took to the campaign trail in Virginia and Ohio.

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