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One Month Later: Michael Brown's Family Calls For Arrest

The family held a news conference in Ferguson, Mo., where Officer Darren Wilson had a fatal confrontation with the unarmed Brown, 18, one month ago today.
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In An Era Of Gridlock, Does Controlling The Senate Really Matter?

As the midterm elections near, Republicans are increasingly confident they will control both houses of Congress. But even if they do, the clashes will likely continue.
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McCaskill Criticizes Programs That Supply Military Equipment To Police

Federal programs that give or pay for military-grade equipment for local police departments are coming under new scrutiny from the Senate Homeland Security panel.
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The Video, The Tabloid Site And The NFL's Unwanted Reckoning

The assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on his then-fiancee was public knowledge. But new video released by TMZ on Monday defined the story, says NPR's David Folkenflik.
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Rep. Jackie Speier: 'Imperative' To Have A Coalition In Taking On ISIS

Robert Siegel talks with California Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier about Tuesday's briefing by the House Armed Services Committee on the administration's strategy regarding ISIS. Speier was one of the House members who signed a letter this summer calling on President Obama to consult Congress before taking military action in Syria. She has also supported the use of airstrikes and drones to restore stability in Iraq.
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Apple Unveils New Payment System, iPhones, Smartwatch

On Tuesday afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone 6, a slightly larger iPhone 6 Plus, a mobile payment system and a new smartwatch.
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Lawmakers Want Vote On Obama's ISIS Response

Congressional leaders met with President Obama on Tuesday, ahead of his speech on the Islamic State terrorist group.
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Cantor Brings Congressional Connections To Wall Street Job

When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost to a primary challenger in June, it was one of the biggest political upsets in years. But Cantor quickly found work with a New York investment bank, which said it was hiring him to provide "strategic guidance."
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State Department's Anti-ISIS Videos Compete For Recruits' Attention

Robert Siegel talks to Farah Pandith about the effectiveness of the State Department's anti-ISIS videos.
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When Scientists Give Up

They were talented, idealistic risk takers, on the road to what they thought would be important medical discoveries. But when the funding for risk takers dried up, these two academics called it quits.

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