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The Tweets, Tics And Turns Of Twitter Politics

Is public political discourse any different in the new age of social media? Survey says: Yes. Negative tweets about the GOP hopefuls outnumbered positive tweets by at least 2 to 1, according to a new report.
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Veteran Of Pearl Harbor Dies On Anniversary Of Attack

Frank Curre, a Navy veteran who survived the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, has died at the age of 88. According to his family, Curre died around noon on Dec. 7, 70 years after the attack. Curre's story of that horrible day was featured in NPR's Veteran's Day coverage last month.
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Friendly Advice For Teachers: Beware Of Facebook

A New Jersey teacher posted comments on Facebook against a gay history exhibit at her school. Another teacher could lose her job for a post in which she called her students future criminals. Incidents like this around the country spark heated debates over privacy and free speech.
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'The Atlantic' Remembers Its Civil War Stories

In 1857, a group of American intellectuals founded The Atlantic and used it to challenge the institution of slavery. Now, on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's beginning, a new issue of the magazine reaches back to a time when slavery — and the future of the United States — was still an open question.
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GOP Candidates Affirm Their Support Of Israel

The GOP presidential contenders addressed the Republican Jewish Coalition Forum Wednesday. Lynn Neary talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro for more.
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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announces New Inductees

Lynn Neary and Robert Siegel talks about the 2012 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 27th annual induction ceremony is slated to be held next year in Cleveland.

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