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When There's More To Winning Than Winning

Cory Weissman didn't get a chance to play much basketball before suffering a stroke during his freshman year at Gettysburg College. But as a senior, for at least one game, the ball was in his court.
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Op-Ed: Va.'s Ultrasound Bill Is Unconstitutional

Virginia state legislators passed a bill requiring women to receive an ultrasound — which is conducted via transvaginal probe in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy — before having an abortion. Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor for Slate magazine, calls the proposed law "an abomination."
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Santorum's Problem With Women Could Be His Glass Ceiling

Attracting the votes of women was already the No. 1 affliction for the Republican Party in 2012. Nominating a candidate who personifies the gender gap in American politics is not a likely antidote.
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A Depressive Diarist Chronicles His Descent

How much do we read into ourselves when we write a diary? Author Patrick DeWitt recommends the dark, deep journal of a man suffering from a nervous breakdown.
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Letters: On The Vice Presidents

Audie Cornish reads emails from listeners about a story on the vice presidents.
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Op-Ed: Criminalizing Lies Is Dangerous, Unnecessary

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will review the case of Xavier Alvarez — one of the first people to be convicted under the Stolen Valor Act. In a The Washington Post op-ed, George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley, argues that stolen valor should not be criminalized.
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Screen Time: 3 Books That Should Be Movies

Five of the nominees for the best-picture Oscar this year were based on books. But for author Tessa Harris, that number isn't high enough. She points to three books that should be on the big screen — and you can recommend others in the comments section.

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