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Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin greets supporters at a campaign rally for President Obama on Nov. 3 in Milwaukee. Baldwin became the first openly gay candidate to win a U.S. Senate seat. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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House & Senate Races

Senate Win In Wis. A 'Turning Point' For Gay Rights

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Senate Win In Wis. A 'Turning Point' For Gay Rights

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Despite the well-publicized dangers and laws against it in many states, texting or emailing while driving remains a huge problem. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Reporter's Notebook

Distracted Driving: We're All Guilty, So What Should We Do About It?

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Distracted Driving: We're All Guilty, So What Should We Do About It?

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Veterans from around the country have deployed to the Northeast to help after Superstorm Sandy. Jeff Blaney (left) of San Francisco was in the Army and Jamie Havig was a Navy medic attached to the Marines in Iraq. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Superstorm Sandy: Before, During And Beyond

Veterans Deploy To Northeast After Superstorm Sandy

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Veterans Deploy To Northeast After Superstorm Sandy

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European settlers almost wiped out North America's native wild turkey. But conservation efforts have proved successful. There are now nearly 7 million birds found across 49 states. Larry Price, National Wild Turkey Federation/NWTF.org hide caption

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The Salt

Wild Turkeys Gobble Their Way To A Comeback

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Wild Turkeys Gobble Their Way To A Comeback

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Sunday Puzzle

Saluting The Flag

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Saluting The Flag

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Gen. David Petraeus greets an Iraqi man at a tea shop in Baghdad in 2007. In 2011, Petraeus left the Army to become CIA director. He resigned Friday, citing an extramarital affair. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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National

Petraeus' Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

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Petraeus' Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

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Shu Qiao in front of the memorial (on the left side) he erected to the 32 victims of the famine in Shuangjing village, in the central province of Henan. The memorial is part of the Folk Memory Project, which records the stories of Chinese peasants who lived through the Great Famine a half-century ago. Courtesy of Shu Qiao hide caption

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Recording The Untold Stories Of China's Great Famine

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Cody ChesnuTT just released his second full-length album, Landing on a Hundred. John Ferguson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Cody ChesnuTT: Vintage Soul With A Sense Of Place

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Cody ChesnuTT: Vintage Soul With A Sense Of Place

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