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Professor John Straayer has taught political science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins for 46 years. He is not surprised that this year's race in Colorado is among the tightest in the nation. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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It's All Politics

Colorado's Undecided Voters Are A Hot Election Commodity

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The Proton Semiconductor Sequencer from Ion Torrent Systems Inc. is a new DNA sequencing machine designed to sequence the entire human genome in about eight hours for $1,000. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Low-Cost Genome Sequencing Open 'Pandora's Box'?

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Local Syrian doctors prepare to treat a patient in a field hospital in Aldana, Syria, near the Turkish border. Each day, local and expatriate doctors take big risks to treat the wounded in rebel-held areas. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Inside Syria

Syrian-American Doctors Head To The Battle Zone

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The U.S. Supreme Court is embarking on a new term beginning Monday that could be as consequential as the last one, with the prospect of major rulings on affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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High Court Preps For Another Headline-Making Term

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Tunisian artist Nadia Jelassi with two of the sculptures from her exhibit that were attacked by a hard-line Muslim group. Secular Tunisians and Islamists have clashed over multiple issues related to freedom of expression. Eleanor Beardsley /NPR hide caption

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Tunisians Battle Over The Meaning Of Free Expression

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Sara Terry and her son, Christian, in Spring, Texas. After sequencing Christian's genome, doctors were able to diagnose him with a Noonan-like syndrome. Eric Kayne for NPR hide caption

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Doctors Sift Through Patients' Genomes To Solve Medical Mysteries

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Since leaving Fox News in 2011, Glenn Beck has found his way back to TV. His Internet television network, The Blaze TV, is now available to subscribers of the Dish Network. Kris Connor/Getty Images for Dish Network hide caption

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Smaller Audience, Bigger Payoff For Glenn Beck

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A Libyan follower of Ansar al-Sharia Brigades carries a placard reads in Arabic "our Islamic holies are red line," during a protest in front of the Tibesti Hotel, in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 14, as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Mohammad Hannon/AP hide caption

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Libyan Group Denies Role In U.S. Consulate Attack

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Abdul Qadeer Khan, regarded as the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb, shakes hands with supporters at the Rawalpindi High Court in 2010. The controversial Khan, who sold nuclear secrets to Iran and North Korea, is now entering politics. Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Father Of Pakistan's Nukes Enters Politics

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