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Presidential Race

Romney Faces Challenges In Nevada

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Romney Faces Challenges In Nevada

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A school of manini fish passes over a coral reef at Hanauma Bay in 2005, in Honolulu. Researchers say schooling behavior like the kind seen in fish helps groups of animals make better decisions than any one member of the group could. Donald Miralle/Getty Images hide caption

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In Animal Kingdom, Voting Of A Different Sort Reigns

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Somalis chat at a beach-side restaurant earlier this month. After two decades of civil war, Somali's capital, Mogadishu, is beginning to recover. Feisal Omar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As Somalia's War Ebbs, Mogadishu Dares To Rebuild

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Satellite voting locations, like this one at a Latino grocery in Des Moines, Iowa, are designed to make early voting more convenient. Sandhya Dirks for NPR hide caption

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National

Vote While You Shop: 'Pop-Up' Poll Sites Sweep Iowa

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Vote While You Shop: 'Pop-Up' Poll Sites Sweep Iowa

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A marijuana bud at a marijuana dispensary in Denver. Colorado, Oregon and Washington could become the first to legalize marijuana this fall. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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3 Ballot Measures Would OK Pot Beyond Medicine

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Fans make their way into the ballpark prior to the Detroit Tigers hosting the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park in Detroit. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images hide caption

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Sports

As World Series Begins, Detroit Catches Tigers Fever

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As World Series Begins, Detroit Catches Tigers Fever

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An image of researchers at Oregon Health & Science University removing the nucleus from the mother's cell before it's inserted into the donor's egg cell. Courtesty of Oregon Health & Science University hide caption

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Geneticists Breach Ethical Taboo By Changing Genes Across Generations

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Austin Mitchell walks away from an oil derrick outside Williston, N.D., in July 2011. North Dakota is now the No. 2 producer of oil in the U.S. behind Texas. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Could U.S. Produce Enough Oil To Rival Saudi Arabia?

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The power of newspaper endorsements has faded, but candidates still compete for them. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Media

Newspaper Endorsements: Prized, But Often Ignored

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Newspaper Endorsements: Prized, But Often Ignored

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Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, both country stars in their own right, recently released the collaborative album Wreck and Ruin. Helen Clemens/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Reviews

On Record, A Husband And Wife Are 'Familiar Strangers'

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On Record, A Husband And Wife Are 'Familiar Strangers'

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