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A photographic screen hangs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, which is undergoing renovations. On Wednesday, the justices will hear arguments in a case that asks whether police without a warrant can administer a blood test to a suspected drunken driver. Greg E. Mathieson/MAI/Landov hide caption

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Can Police Force Drunken Driving Suspects To Take Blood Tests?

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Top schools like Harvard, seen here in 2000, often offer scholarships and other financial incentives, but they are finding it hard to increase the socioeconomic diversity on campus. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Hidden Brain

Elite Colleges Struggle To Recruit Smart, Low-Income Kids

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Elite Colleges Struggle To Recruit Smart, Low-Income Kids

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Poet Richard Blanco is the author of City of a Hundred Fires, Directions to the Beach of the Dead and Looking for the Gulf Motel. Nico Tucci/Courtesy Richard Blanco hide caption

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Richard Blanco Will Be First Latino Inaugural Poet

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Guns are piled inside a crate outside a police station in Tucson, Ariz., on Tuesday during a buyback. Tuesday marked the second anniversary of when a gunman opened fire on former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as she met with constituents in 2011, killing six people and leaving 12 others injured. Brian Skoloff/AP hide caption

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NRA Vows To Stop Tucson From Destroying Guns

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Former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks at the White House on Monday after President Obama nominated him to replace Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Lobbying Battle Over Hagel Under Way Before Obama's Nod

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Lobbying Battle Over Hagel Under Way Before Obama's Nod

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Former civil servant Wang Xiaofang is the author of 13 books on "bureaucracy literature," including The Civil Servant's Notebook, which recently was translated into English. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Become A Successful Chinese Bureaucrat, In 5 Easy Steps

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Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees on Oct. 16. Morris is a candidate for the National Baseball Hall of Fame this year. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Steroid Accusations Likely To Bench Baseball Hall Of Fame Candidates

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