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As Roseburg, Ore., Mourns, A Look At Shooting's Victims

The victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting ranged in age from 18 to 67.
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Panhandler Or Performer? New York City Considers Taxing Time Square Buskers

New York mayor Bill DeBlasio wants the Times Square "desnudas" — topless women who paint their bodies and pose for photos for tips — and other street performers to pay taxes on what they earn.
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In 1965, A Conservative Tried To Keep America White. His Plan Backfired

Fifty years ago, the Immigration Act lifted an old quota system that favored immigrants from Europe. But before it passed, one congressman made a change — one he thought would limit the act's impact.
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Biden Might Be Liked Now, But Here's What Could Happen If He Gets In

The vice president's popularity has tracked closely to Obama's during their administration, and it's risen as he explores a White House bid. But the realities of a campaign could bring it back down.
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Listen: President Obama's Increasing Frustration On Guns

As he has responded to mass shootings, Obama has become more forceful on gun politics, especially after the massacre in Newtown, Conn. But he's also frustrated at the failure to pass stricter laws.
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Here's 1 Thing Washington Agreed On This Week: Sentencing Reform

Criminal justice experts and advocates say they're cautiously optimistic about a new bipartisan proposal in the Senate — the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act.
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Cubs Fans Try To Make Up For Sending Another Cubs Fan Death Threats In 2003

After Steve Bartman possibly interfered with a catch in a 2003 playoff game, his fellow Cubs fans sent him death threats. Now they want to send him to the National League wild card game next week.
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'Stuff Happens' Comment Creates Firestorm For Jeb Bush

The former Florida governor sparked controversy when he cautioned against quick political reactions to the Oregon school shooting, saying that "stuff happens."
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Obama Restates His Frustration Over Gun Control

The president spoke again Friday, one day after the shooting at an Oregon community college that killed nine. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to correspondent Tamara Keith about the president's response.
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Coca-Cola, McDonald's Among Sponsors Calling For FIFA President's Resignation

Major sponsors want Sepp Blatter, who is being investigated for corruption, to step down immediately. He has said he'll leave the job in 2016.

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