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GOP Debate: What's At Stake For Each Candidate

With the prime-time debate field now at 11, the presidential front-runner will have even more attackers to try to fend off. And CNN is encouraging the sparring Wednesday night.
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To Follow The Yellow Brick Road, You'll Have To Go To North Carolina

Morning Edition has been profiling places off the beaten trail. We head to Beech Mountain, N.C., in this latest installment to find a real yellow brick road at the aging Land of Oz park.
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How Asian-American Voters Went From Republican To Democratic

In the past two decades, the small-but-growing Asian-American vote has shifted dramatically in presidential elections.
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Fiorina Will Need To Stand Out, Not Just Stick Out, On Debate Stage

There's a lot at stake for Carly Fiorina at tonight's Republican debate. She joins 10 men on stage, including Donald Trump, who was recently quoted making negative comments about her face.
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In Defiance Of The Church, Some Catholic Women Seek Priesthood

Caryl Johnson calls herself a priest, but technically she was excommunicated after being ordained. Johnson is one of many Catholic women who see a gap between what they believe and church dogma.
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Subway Sandwich Chain Co-Founder Fred DeLuca Dies At 67

Just weeks after celebrating the 50th anniversary of the franchise, Fred DeLuca has died. In 2013, he was diagnosed with leukemia.
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3 Astronauts Walk Into NPR ...

The women plus NASA's chief scientist came to talk space exploration, women in STEM, and common misconceptions. Oh, and which foods they wished they had in space.

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How Small Changes Can Yield Big Results For The Government

A team of behavioral scientists has been studying low-cost, easy interventions — text message reminders, how an envelope looks — to improve efficiency and access to federal programs.
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Pushing To Attract Millennials, Taco Bell Will Offer Beer And Wine

Later this month, Taco Bell will open two "Cantinas" in San Francisco and Chicago that will serve booze and shareable tapas.
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Giving More Workers Overtime Could Have Downsides, Employers Say

New federal rules would make millions more workers eligible for overtime. Some employers say they'll be forced to cut costs through furloughs or by converting salaried positions to hourly.

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