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Possible GOP Presidential Candidates Woo Iowa

The 2016 Iowa caucuses are a year away. On Saturday, a long list of potential candidates showed up at a political forum in Des Moines to begin courting the state's most conservative GOP activists.
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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.
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High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?
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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.
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Black Doll Show Inspires With Wakandan Heroes And Jazz Superstars

For 34 years, the William Grant Still Arts Center in Los Angeles has showcased diverse dolls for children. This year's theme, Jazz Superheroes, incorporates Marvel characters and musical giants.
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Rising Oceans A Slow-Moving Disaster, But Also A Business Opportunity

Miami is being swallowed by the Atlantic Ocean. NPR's Arun Rath talks to reporter Laura Parker about how developers in south Florida are hoping to capitalize on rising water levels.
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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
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'Blizzard-Like' Conditions Set To Hit Northeast

A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.
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A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United

Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.
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'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans

When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.

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