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5 Ways To Spark Your Creativity

Inspiration may seem rare, but you might be able to increase the odds of having a genius moment. Research points to some surprisingly simple triggers of innovation: taking a shower, living in a far-off land or working in a blue room. Eureka!
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Gary Johnson Offers Third Choice In 2012 Elections

You might think the presidential race is settled with two candidates. But there's one candidate you might not have heard much about. Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is running for president on the Libertarian Party ticket. Johnson speaks with host Michel Martin about his policies and the challenges he has getting his message heard.
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The Impossible Juggling Act: Motherhood And Work

Anne-Marie Slaughter left her position as the State Department's director of policy planning to spend more time with her children. Slaughter, now a Princeton professor, details what needs to change both in workplaces and in society to create equal opportunities for all working women.
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Title IX Turns 40, But Has The Field Leveled?

Title IX was the landmark legislation that required most educational institutions to offer equal opportunities for girls and boys. It changed history and opened up the floodgates to basketball courts, soccer fields and classrooms to women all over the country. Host Michel Martin speaks with three experts about what more needs to be done.
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Commerce Secretary Bryson Resigns; Suffered Seizure Earlier This Month

Just under two weeks after suffering a seizure that led to two car accidents within minutes of each other, John Bryson is stepping down.
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Supreme Court Strikes Indecency Rules, Doesn't Address Free Speech Issue

By an 8-0 vote, the Supreme Court struck down Federal Communications Commission rules regarding indecency on broadcasts. But it issued a narrow decision about the vagueness and timing of the rules, not their First Amendment implications.
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Bullied Bus Monitor Wants Apology, But Still Believes 'All Kids Aren't Bad'

The video will make you angry. Middle school students in Greece, N.Y., taunted Karen Klein so cruelly that she cried. The only good thing to come out of the incident: An online campaign has raised $140,000 — and counting — for the victim.

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