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Texas Senate Candidate Ted Cruz A Rising GOP Star

Ted Cruz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Texas, is scheduled to speak Tuesday at the Republican National Convention.

While Campaigning, Obama Keeps Eye On Isaac

With the GOP convention about to get under way, President Obama is on the road this week. He made the first of three stops to college campuses this morning. Scott Horsley was there and talks to Audie Cornish.

Judge Rules American's Death In Gaza An Accident

A judge in Israel has rejected a suit to re-open the case of Rachel Corrie, the pro-Palestinian, American activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer during a protest in the Gaza Strip almost a decade ago. Her parents, from Washington State, were devastated by the ruling.

New Jersey's Struggles May Shadow Christie's Speech

Chris Christie is delivering the keynote address Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. The New Jersey governor was rumored to be on Mitt Romney's shortlist of potential running mates. Christie has come under criticism lately for over-hyping the economic recovery in his state.

Paul Ryan Had A Black Girlfriend — Does It Matter?

Ever since the news emerged that vice president candidate Paul Ryan once had a black girlfriend, pundits have been puzzling over what, if anything, it means to black voters.

Bain Capital Tax Documents Draw Mixed Reaction

Last week the website Gawker posted dozen of internal Bain & Company documents and asked the public whether there might be a smoking gun in there somewhere. There are no smoking guns so far, but the documents did revive a debate about how much tax private equity firms should pay.

Home Away From Home In Bismarck, N.D.

Tracy's Sanctuary House in Bismarck provides lodging for families of patients being treated in a nearby hospital.