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Candidates Go On Air, Raise Money In Response To Paris Attacks, Refugee Crisis

The issue of whether to allow Syrian refugees to relocate to the U.S. has become a top issue in this weekend's bitter Louisiana governor's race. Presidential hopefuls also have ads out on the debate.
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Is Sex Once A Week Enough For A Happy Relationship?

A study of thousands of people, most in committed relationships, finds that having sex about once a week correlates best with happiness and well-being. More didn't turn out to be better.
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Congressional LGBT Caucus Launches Task Force On Transgender Equality

The new group of House members was announced during Trans Awareness Week. The LGBT caucus also held the first-ever congressional forum on violence against trans people.
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LISTEN: 4 Speeches To Hear Before Bernie Sanders' Socialism Address

Sanders is set to give a speech Thursday explaining Democratic socialism to voters. There's a long history of big political speeches designed to take on and neutralize a lingering concern of voters.
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Baltimore's Homicide Rate Hits New Per Capita High

The city saw its 300th killing of the year over the weekend; since then, gun violence has killed five more people.
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Washington State Governor Says He Welcomes Syrian Refugees

Jay Inslee is declining to join the many governors who say they don't want Syrian refugees within their borders.
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Texas Governor Joins Dozens Of Others Saying No To Syrian Refugees

Hundreds of people fleeing the war in Syria have already settled in Texas. The governor says he doesn't want any more. We found Texans who support the move against Syrians - and some who don't.
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Paris Attacks Bring Domestic Surveillance Into Presidential Race

The candidates have mostly stayed away from discussing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. That's quickly changing.
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Why It's Hard To Put An End To Unwanted Robocalls

It's difficult for regulators to stop companies that flout the Do Not Call Registry. Robocalls can come from overseas, making them hard to regulate, and they often spoof caller IDs.
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Wash. Gov. Inslee Welcomes Syrian Refugees To Settle In His State

Governor Jay Inslee, a Democrat, talks to Steve Inskeep about why he feels it's important to support refugees fleeing Syria's civil war. Inslee has received criticism from people in his state.

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