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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks Saturday in Norfolk, Va., after being named Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Presidential Race

Choosing Ryan Defines Health Care For GOP Ticket

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Choosing Ryan Defines Health Care For GOP Ticket

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Abouzeid Mubarak, 28, arrived in Greece six months ago. But after being viciously assaulted, the father of three says he is thinking of returning home to Egypt. Myrto Papadopoulos for NPR hide caption

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World

Migrants Targeted Amid Rise Of Greek Extremists

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Migrants Targeted Amid Rise Of Greek Extremists

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Chukar Cherries uses 250,000 pounds of cherries annually in its candies and other treats. The company dries them all over just a few weeks each summer. Melisa Goh/NPR hide caption

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Americandy: Sweet Land Of Liberty

Chukar Cherries: A Year-Round Taste Of Summer

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Chukar Cherries: A Year-Round Taste Of Summer

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The Zombies' Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent in the studio. The band's latest album is titled Breathe Out, Breathe In. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

The Zombies: Reaching Across Decades

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The Zombies: Reaching Across Decades

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Traders prepare for the start of early trading at the New York Stock Exchange. Some say there's been a loss of faith in the stock market's return on investment over the last 15 years. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Your Money

Small Investors Stay Wary Of Betting On Wall Street

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Small Investors Stay Wary Of Betting On Wall Street

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Best-selling author Rita Mae Brown, pictured here in 1993, is know for her "Sister" Jane and Mrs. Murphy mystery series. Wyatt Counts/AP hide caption

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Author Interviews

This Election Season, Vote 'Sneaky Pie For President'

6 min

This Election Season, Vote 'Sneaky Pie For President'

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As lobster prices plunge, scallops offer fishermen an alternative to make money. Levi Bridges for NPR hide caption

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National

Maine Lobstermen Give Farming Sea Scallops A Try

6 min

Maine Lobstermen Give Farming Sea Scallops A Try

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