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Planned Parenthood Controversy Proves Complicated For Democrats

Several Republican candidates denounced Planned Parenthood at a rally in Washington this week after a series of sting videos were released. But it's a trickier issue for Democrats.

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New Gitmo Plan Would Relocate Some Detainees To U.S.

President Obama's top counterterrorism adviser recently floated a plan to empty Guantanamo's detention camps and relocate "enemy combatants." The president promised in 2009 to shut down the facility.

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It's All Politics

Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

Four U.S. presidents have completed a second term since that became the limit, and three of them might well have had a shot at winning again: Dwight Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.

Migrants cross a road near the Eurotunnel in Coquelles, near Calais, France, Wednesday. A Sudanese man, between 25 and 30 years old, was killed by a truck as up to 1,500 migrants tried to force their way into the tunnel, officials say. Yoan Valat/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Migrant Dies In France As Thousands Try To Use Channel Tunnel

Since Jan. 1, French officials have intercepted more than 37,000 migrants who were hoping to jump on trains or trucks heading to Britain. A Sudanese man was found dead Wednesday morning.

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Tom Brady Calls NFL's 4-Game Suspension 'Unfair'

The Patriots quarterback said he got rid of his phone only after his lawyers told the NFL his device would "not be subjected to investigation." Brady said he was "disappointed" in the NFL's decision.

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All Tech Considered

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

Teleporting from one place to the next looks so fun on the big and little screen. But physicists who actually can do something like that with single atoms say teleporting people would be much messier.

This 18-year-old man was placed on probation after stealing sneakers at age 15. He stands in his front door in Alameda County, Calif., to demonstrate the limited range of movement allowed by the electronic monitoring device he was required to wear. "It felt like I was on a dog leash," he says. Violations related to it sent him to juvenile hall multiple times. Denise Tejada/Youth Radio hide caption

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Youth Radio

Meant To Keep Youths Out Of Detention, Probation Often Leads Them There

Nationwide, juvenile incarceration has dropped by half since 1999 — but the probations that have replaced it hold teens to sometimes subjective standards and often include electronic monitoring.

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'Location Is Everything' In Tribal Casino Dispute OPB

The legal battle between two Native American tribes comes down to historical claims on a casino's proposed site — and also business.

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Vince Gill and Paul Franklin of The Time Jumpers perform at 3rd and Lindsley in 2014. The band has a standing Monday-night gig at the small Nashville club. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

A Mexican Restaurant Turned Iconic Venue? 'That's Nashville'

3rd and Lindsley, a performance space for big and small acts in Music City, lets the music shine by keeping things (like its name) simple.

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Sweetness And Light

Deford To Hollywood: Ban Boxing Movies

Commentator Frank Deford isn't crazy about the new boxing movie Southpaw. He says its shortcomings are typical of Hollywood's depiction of boxing.

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Paul Weller Plays New Songs Plus A Heartwarming Throwback

The beloved Britpop veteran, whose music is both shifting and consistent, stops by the Tiny Desk with songs from his new album, Saturns Pattern — and one from his best-known record, Stanley Road.

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