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U.S. Spinmeisters Gear Up For Big Election ... Britain's Election

Britain has a national election next year, and both leading parties have hired U.S. campaign advisers who played prominent roles in President Obama's victories.
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Midwifery: A Profession Of Passion, For Men Too

There's a growing demand for midwives — and 'mid-men' around the world. Host Michel Martin speaks with midwives from Uganda and Washington DC about the joys and challenges of their jobs.
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Long After Lewinsky Scandal, Time To 'Bury The Blue Dress'?

The Barbershop guys weigh in on the NFL draft, Kevin Durant's MVP speech, and why Monica Lewinsky has resurfaced in the news.
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Controversy Over Spouses Of Tech-Saavy Immigrants Working In US

What does the new plan mean for the tech industry and the economy? Host Michel Martin speaks with immigration lawyer Laura Murray-Tjan and Vinny Lingham, entrepreneur and immigrant from South Africa.
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Flood Of Noahs Hit U.S. Cribs In 2013, Taking Baby Name Honors

After 54 years of dominance, Jacob and Mark were overcome by Noah as the most popular name for baby boys in the U.S. Sophia was the top pick for girls.
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NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO And President

Jarl Mohn currently serves on the boards of several organizations, including Scripps Networks Interactive and Southern California Public Radio. He will be NPR's fourth leader since the start of 2009.
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How A Persian-American Love Story Got Its Start In Harlem

Tell Me More's Davar Ardalan receives an Ellis Island Medal of Honor and remembers her grandparents. Their story began in 1920s Harlem and, Ardalan writes, "could be a page out of a Persian epic."
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What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today? And how has it changed since 1970?
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As Craft Beer Starts Gushing, Its Essence Gets Watered Down

Think you know what craft beer is? Since the last time you checked, the meaning has probably changed. Increasingly, the industry is making exceptions to the definition to accommodate big breweries.
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NFL Draft's First Round: Manziel Slides, No Running Backs Taken

The Houston Texans used the NFL draft's No. 1 pick to take Jadeveon Clowney. The story of the night was how the Cleveland Browns wound up with a new quarterback, Heisman winner Johnny Manziel.

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