Students Amanda McComas, Rose Marie Chute and Sari Schwartz are approached in October at Santa Monica City College in California about signing up for insurance with the Affordable Care Act. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For The Young And Healthy, Health Insurance Is A Hard Sell

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Acura MDX sport utility vehicles roll off the assembly line at a Honda plant in Lincoln, Ala., in May. Overseas investors have U.S. assets totaling nearly $4 trillion, including auto plants, banks and mines. Joe Songer/AL.com/Landov hide caption

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Heat, Drought Draw Farmers Back To Sorghum, The 'Camel Of Crops'

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A large sign outside the Lincoln Highway Association headquarters in Franklin Grove, Ill., gives travelers a rough mileage to various spots along the route, including New York and San Francisco. Jenna Dooley for NPR hide caption

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America's First Transcontinental Highway Turns 100

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Ronald Phillips, convicted of the rape and murder of a 3-year-old girl, is scheduled to be executed Nov. 14. A court hearing may decide whether the new drug cocktail can be used. Ohio Department of Rehabilitations and Corrections hide caption

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Federal Court To Weigh Ohio's Execution Drug Cocktail

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Boston Celebrates First World Series Win At Home In 95 Years

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New Discovery Park In Rural Tennessee Leaves Community Split

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Despite a strong housing market this year, experts say the recent economic drama has contributed to less stability in real estate. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Economic, Political Volatility Cloud Housing Recovery

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The Witch Head nebula, a spooky image from NASA. But is it scarier that more than half of adults think about the best way to eat candy corn? NASA.gov hide caption

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Does The Word "Redskins" Cause Psychological Damage?

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