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World Series Game 3: Lineups Shift For Games In St. Louis

The all-tied World Series resumes tonight, with Game 3 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. Ahead of the game Saturday, the main storyline centers on the change of venue to a National League park, forcing Boston to adapt.
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Marcia Wallace, Longtime 'Simpsons' Cast Member, Dies At 70

Wallace is known to generations of TV fans for distinctly different roles on The Bob Newhart Show, as Carol Kester, and as school-weary teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons.
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PR Experts: Obamacare Message (Not Just The Site) Needs Fix

Just how does the administration go about winning the trust of the American people after the HealthCare.gov debacle? Experts in public relations have some thoughts.
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U.S. Spying Update: Europe Fumes And Protesters Rally In D.C.

Members of the European Parliament will be in Washington on Monday to discuss reports that the NSA used U.S. officials' Rolodexes to create lists of phone numbers to monitor. Intelligence officials will make a separate visit from Germany, whose Chancellor Angela Merkel was reportedly a surveillance target.
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Bipartisan Anger, Competing Interests Over HealthCare.gov

With the drama of the 17-day government shutdown over, the spotlight this week turned to the troubled rollout of the federal health insurance exchanges. Host Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about the frustrations from both parties over the crippled HealthCare.gov website.
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'Loyal Soldier' Sebelius Vows To Stay Put, Fix HealthCare.gov

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is rejecting calls for her resignation, saying, "I don't work for" those calling the loudest for her to step down. And the government official who has become the face of the disastrous rollout of the Obamacare website says she has promised the president she'll get things straightened out.
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Pondering A Presidential Run? Cruz Dines In Iowa

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz called for support during a keynote speech at the Iowa Republican Party's annual Reagan Dinner on Friday. That may be a tall order from the man whom many Republicans criticize for his starring role in this month's government shutdown.
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Turning To Tribal Nations For Gay Marriage

Jason Pickel is about to marry his male partner in Oklahoma, a state that bans same-sex marriage. Pickel and his partner are getting married through the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe. Host Scott Simon talks to Pickel about their decision.
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No Seat Belts Required: Drone Hobbyists Talk Safety

The hobby has grown rapidly over the last few years, as technology has gotten cheaper and the open source software has been smoothed out by many users. With such rapid growth comes the growing pains that any hobby tends to run into—when and how to address safety guidelines.
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For Obamacare To Work, It's Not Just About The Numbers

Relatively few people have enrolled in new health insurance plans since the Affordable Care Act exchanges launched this month. But some health care experts say it's early days yet — and that getting the right proportion of healthy, young new enrollees is just as important as how quickly people sign up.

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