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"We have met the enemy, and the enemy is us," says Kansas state Sen. Tim Owens, who's facing a tough re-election bid this Tuesday. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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Kansas GOP Campaigns To Exile Moderates

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Artist Andrea Polli listens to modified bat sounds through a glass vessel inspired by Helmholtz resonators at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock, Vt. Herb Swanson for NPR hide caption

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Bat Calls Make Eerie Comeback As Techno-Like Beats

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3Ball MTY is DJ Otto, Erick Rincon and Sheeqo Beat. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Mexico With Love (And Beats)

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U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, right, applauds as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at Stepto's Bar-B-Q Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Backs To Scratch: Romney Has An Ally In Indiana

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Designed by Chip Kidd, the book jacket for Haruki Murakami's 1Q84, when removed, reveals a woman's face. Courtesy of Chip Kidd/Alfred A. Knopf hide caption

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In The E-Book World, Are Book Covers A Dying Art?

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At his peak in the 1960s, Billy Edd Wheeler was writing songs for the likes of Johnny Cash, Neil Young, Elvis Presley and Hazel Dickens. GAB Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Billy Edd Wheeler: 'I Can't Rock Anymore, But I Can Still Roll'

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