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Should There Be A University Of Politics?

Other countries provide formal training for people who want to be national leaders. Why not the U.S.?
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An Inability To Connect With Horses Isn't Why Racing Is Failing

There is a perception that Americans would rather play slot machines and watch car racing because those things are more relatable than horses. NPR's Laurel Dalrymple doesn't think that is true.
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For New College Grads, Finding Mental Health Care Can Be Tough

Finding and paying for a psychologist or psychiatrist can be difficult at any age. But young adults just making their way in the world face particular challenges.
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Cesar Chavez Is Running For Congress In Arizona

The labor activist died more than 20 years ago. But in a heavily Latino district, a long-shot candidate in the Democratic primary sought to improve his chances by changing his name to Cesar Chavez.
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RoboCop Throws Out First Pitch At Tiger's Game

Detroit fans may have wished he pitched the whole game. The Tigers lost to Toronto 5-3.
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More Americans Than You Might Think Believe In Conspiracy Theories

Research from the University of Chicago indicates that at least 50 percent of Americans believe in at least one conspiracy theory.
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Sen. Cochran In Danger Of Losing Primary To Tea Party Candidate

The most closely watched of Tuesday's primaries was the race in Mississippi, where incumbent Republican Senator Thad Cochran was fending off a challenge from Tea Party-backed Chris McDaniel.
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Children Traveling Solo Across U.S. Border Face Dangerous Trip

David Greene talks to Pulitzer Prize winning author Sonia Nazario about the growing crisis of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico attempting to migrate to the U.S.
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Congress Furious At White House Over Prisoner Swap

Lawmakers don't much like the deal, which traded five Taliban fighters held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. They are also mad about how it was done behind their backs.
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Into The Virtual Reality Lab With Pioneering Researchers

Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR has raised hopes for a decades-old technology. Some researchers believe virtual reality has the potential to transform everything from medicine to teaching.

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